Record Details

NHER Number:2617
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age copper alloy palstave


A Bronze Age copper alloy palstave was recovered in 1964 in this area, though the exact location of the discovery is disputed.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7378 0214
Map Sheet:TF70SW

Full description

19 September 1964. Around 450m north of Oxborough Hall. [1].
Copper alloy palstave picked up on surface of field at Oxborough. For drawing see (S1).

On loan to Oxborough Hall 1979 where find location is given as 'about 2.6km north of Hall".
E. Rose (NAU).

1997. Palstave still on display at Oxborough Hall.
D. Gurney (NLA), 28 October 1997.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • PALSTAVE (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Map: Finder's Map..
---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 70 SW 18.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Oxbough.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: 1964. Drawing of a Middle Bronze Age copper alloy palstave.. Card. 1:1.

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