|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Early Saxon spearhead|
An Early Saxon socketed iron spearhead was found at this spot during beet hoeing in 1977.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 2274 0296|
|Parish:||CAISTOR ST EDMUND, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
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.
- FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
- SPEAR (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Illustration: Finds Illustrations. |
|29994||Part of: Roman settlement around walled town (Monument)|