Record Details

NHER Number:435
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Undated iron axehead, 17th century vessels, from river


Between 1930 and 1935 an iron axehead was recovered almost 5m below the water level during repairs to the piers of Fyebridge. Two 17th century vessels were also dredged from near the bridge in 1930.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2322 0901
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

River Wensum, near Fye Bridge.

Two 17th century vessels dredged from near bridge.

1930 to 1935.
Iron axehead found 16ft (4.9m) below water level during repairs to piers. [1]

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • AXEHEAD (Unknown date)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished document: NCM Staff. 1973-1989. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card - Norwich.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman.

Related records

62Part of: Fyebridge, Fyebridge Street (Building)

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