Record Details

NHER Number:4472
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age metal find


A Bronze Age copper alloy palstave was found in the 19th century at an uncertain date and location.

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Full description

Bronze Looped palstave (159mm long) with Norfolk painted on blade and in ink 'C. R. Manning, Diss', perhaps the palstave found in 1849 at 'Marshland Fen' in Rev C. R. Manning's Collection. 1853 (sketch in his Ms Catalogue in Norfolk and Norwich Archaeology Society Library. A palstave from 'Marshland Fen' was sold at Manning's sale 1900 and bought by E. H. Beloe (letter E. M. Beloe to Haverfield 16 February 1901 (S1)).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---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: Haverfield. Mss.

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