Record Details

NHER Number:28067
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age spear head


In or before 1850 a Bronze Age copper alloy spearhead was recovered over 2m deep in peat. The exact location and nature of this discovery are unclear, but it is thought to originate from the parish of Upwell.

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Full description

Pre 1850. 'Near Upwell'.
Found while peat digging at a depth of 7 and a half feet (2.3m). Bronze spearhead, 16 inches (40cm) long.
Formerly recorded as Cambridgeshire, is this in the area transferred to Norfolk in 1990?
Information from NAR records.
Compiled by R. Rickett (NAU), 7 September 1990.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • SPEAR (Undated)
  • SPEAR (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Serial: 1850. Journal of the British Archaeological Association. p.360.

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