Record Details

NHER Number:12574
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon spearhead

Summary

An Early Saxon socketed iron spearhead was found at this spot during beet hoeing in 1977.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2274 0296
Map Sheet:TG20SW
Parish:CAISTOR ST EDMUND, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1977. Found on ploughed peaty surface while hoeing beet.
Field was permanent pasture until 1975.
Socketed iron spearhead, 39.5cm long, blade 2.5cm wide, socket 1.9cm maximum width; split socket, offset grooves on blades.
See (S1).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SPEAR (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustration.

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