|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Bronze Age metal find|
A Bronze Age copper alloy sword was found in 1965.
|Grid Reference:||TL 7001 9861|
|Parish:||STOKE FERRY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
February-March 1965. Stray Find.
Pulled from peat disturbed by dredging dragline approximately 550 yards [500m] south-south-east of Limehouse Farm:
Bronze Age copper alloy sword. See drawing (S1).
Subsequently acquired by King's Lynn Museum (KILLM : 1965.42)
Information from (S2), notes on (S1) and museum records.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 17 September 2018.
April-August 1992. Watching Brief.
Route of Wellington Plantation to Stoke Ferry Pipeline.
Area observed during pipe-laying but no finds or features were seen.
See report (S3) for further details.
P. Watkins (HES), 23 March 2015.
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- SWORD (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. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|---||Illustration: [Unknown]. 1965. Drawing of a Bronze Age copper alloy sword. Card. 1:1. |
|<S2>||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Stoke Ferry. |
|<S3>||Unpublished Contractor Report: Penn, K. 1992. Summary Report of Fieldwork at Denton-Stoke Ferry Pipeline (Stage 2) February - March 1992. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 34. |
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