|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Bronze Age copper alloy flanged palstave|
In 1853 a copper alloy flanged palstave was recovered from an area of Wretton Fen. The exact location and nature of this discovery are unclear.
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|Parish:||WRETTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
One bronze haft flanged palstave in Wretton Fen, slight half oval ornament below stop ridge 6 1/8 inches (152mm).
In NCM , Bronze Age Catalogue.
This is probably one of the two bronze celts from Wretton (C. R. Manning Museum Catalogue f.16 S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- PALSTAVE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
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Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Wretton. |
|<S1>||Publication: Rye, W. 1909. Catalogue of Antiquities Found Principally in East Anglia. p 25; No 271. |
|<S2>||Article in Serial: Clarke, W. G. 1919. The Distribution of Flint and Bronze Implements in Norfolk. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol III Pt I (for 1918-19) pp 147-149. p 149. |
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