Record Details

NHER Number:4471
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age metal finds


Two Bronze Age copper alloy spearheads were found in the late 19th or early 20th century. The exact date and location of their discovery are not known.

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Full description

From 'Marshland Fen' attributed to Terrington St. John by E. M. Beloe in letter to Haverfield of 16 February 1901 but 'Marshland Fen' on 6 inch map is in Walsoken.

1. Class III A Bronze spearhead (358mm long). (S1).

2. Class V Bronze spearhead (325mm long). (S2).

(S3) notes bronze implements, unstratified from Terrington in Beloe's possession. Marshland Fen on 1 inch map is in Marshland St. James.

R. R. Clarke and E. B. Green (NCM).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 51 SW 1.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Marshland St James.
<S1>Publication: Rye, W. 1909. Catalogue of Antiquities Found Principally in East Anglia. No 701.
<S2>Publication: Rye, W. 1909. Catalogue of Antiquities Found Principally in East Anglia. No 302, 2.
<S3>Article in Serial: Clarke, W. G. 1907. The Distribution of Flint and Bronze Implements in Norfolk. Transactions of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society. Vol VIII Pt III (for 1906-1907) pp 393-409. p 409.

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