Record Details

NHER Number:11958
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age palstave

Summary

A Bronze Age palstave, made of copper alloy, found in 1968.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 5836 0179
Map Sheet:TF50SE
Parish:DOWNHAM WEST, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

May 1968.
'A copper alloy palstave was found when hoeing a field on Chapel Farm, Salter's Lode. It was deposited in King's Lynn Museum who date it between 1400 and 1000 BC'.
See (S1) and (S2).

Finder showed Ordnance Survey inspectors the exact spot.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • PALSTAVE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 50 SE 6 [2].
<S1>Newspaper Article: 1968. Lynn Advertiser. 24 May.
<S2>Newspaper Article: Lynn Advertiser. 1968. 26 May.

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