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. 500-800 yds (457m - 731m) west of Mill Hill Farm. [1]
Bronze knife-dagger ploughed up, with two side notches and ? Two in hilt. Blade flattened oval. Early Bronze Age-Middle Bronze Age.
Drawing (S1) in NCM and secondary file.
E. B. Green (NCM).

Called spearhead on KLM map.
E. Rose (NAU).

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

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Stanhoe.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

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