Record Details

NHER Number:2580
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval dagger, Ten Mile River

Summary

In 1940 a quillon dagger was dredged from the site of the old ford on Ten Mile River. The dagger had a loose pommel and dated to the 14th/15th century.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 610 937
Map Sheet:TL69SW
Parish:SOUTHERY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1940. Stray Find.
Dredged from site of old ford on Ten Mile River, Southery:
1 medieval copper alloy quillon dagger. 14th - 15th century. Pommel loose.
See drawing (S1).
Donated to King's Lynn Museum given to museum by Great Ouse River Board.
Information from (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 24 May 2018.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • DAGGER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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: [Unknown]. Drawing of a medieval copper alloy quillon dagger. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Southery.

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