Record Details

NHER Number:4727
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age metal find


A Bronze Age copper alloy palstave was dredged from the River Wissey at an unknown date.

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Full description

Dredged from River Wissey. Bronze palstave 157mm long with side loop and trident ornament. Form of blade unusual the sides having a sudden convex swell about 1.3cm (1/2 an inch) behind the cutting edge instead of the normal
gradual curve. Rather corroded.
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. Stoke Ferry.

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