Record Details

NHER Number:5387
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric and Bronze Age daggers, River Little Ouse


A Bronze Age copper alloy dagger and a prehistoric flint dagger have been dredged from the river.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 7184 8682
Map Sheet:TL78NW

Full description

Copper alloy dagger (CUMAE 46.413) found 1/2 mile below Wilton Bridge.
See (S1), two figured on plate XXV.
R.R. Clarke (NCM)

Flint dagger found in dredgings from Little Ouse River.
Unusual type of flint ?authentic prehistoric or more recent?
(S2) by T.H. Mck. Clough 1973.
T. Clough (NCM)

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • DAGGER (Undated)
  • DAGGER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • DAGGER (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Hockwold-Cum-wilton.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in serial: 1948. Cambridge Antiquarian Society Collection. Vol XLI, p 78-79. pp 78-79.
<S2>Illustration: Clough, T.. 1973. Drawing of a Prehistoric flint dagger.. Card. 1:1.

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