Record Details

NHER Number:4648
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon iron prick spur


In 1830 an 11th century iron prick spur was found at the bottom of a deep ditch. It is thought that the location of the discovery is South Pickenham parish, but the exact find spot is unclear.

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Full description

1830. 11th century iron prick spur found at bottom of a deep ditch.
(Inferred to be at South Pickenham as finder's family lived in that parish.)
On Loan to NCM.
Compiled by R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Details in secondary file.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SPUR (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

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 - Late Saxon. Pickenham (South).
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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