Record Details

NHER Number:2664
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Middle Bronze Age hoard

Summary

A hoard of Middle Bronze Age copper alloy objects was found in 1849, comprising two spearheads, a chisel, a flanged axehead and a palstave.

Images - none

Location

Parish:NARBOROUGH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK
NECTON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK
SWAFFHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1849.
Side looped spearhead, pegged spearhead, haft-flanged chisel, hammer flanged axe, and looped palstave.
For full details and discussion see report in file.
A. Lawson (NAU), 28 July 1981.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • CHISEL (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • FLANGED AXEHEAD (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • HOARD (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • PALSTAVE (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • SPEAR (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in serial: Hepworth, P. 1957. Supplementing Blomefield. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXI pp 427-434.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Swaffham [3].
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Photograph: BYN1-3,6.

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