Record Details

NHER Number:1901
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early to Middle Bronze Age knife or spearhead

Summary

In 1966 an Early to Middle Bronze Age copper alloy knife-dagger was recovered from ploughed soil in this area. This object was later described as a spearhead, and the exact nature of it is uncertain.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 805 378
Map Sheet:TF83NW
Parish:STANHOE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1966. Stray Find.
Ploughed up 500-800 yds [457-731m] west of Mill Hill Farm by [1]:
1 Early/Middle copper alloy knife-dagger with two side notches and ?two in hilt. Blade flattened oval. See drawing (S1).
Information from (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 22 February 2018.

Called spearhead on KLM map.
E. Rose (NAU).
Information from (S2).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • DAGGER (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • KNIFE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SPEAR (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SPEAR (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

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: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. 1966. Drawing of a Bronze Age copper alloy blade. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Stanhoe.

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