Record Details

NHER Number:6579
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age metal find

Summary

A Bronze Age copper alloy spearhead was found in a stream in 1963. Part of the wooden shaft had also survived.

Images

  • Bronze Age copper alloy spearhead that was found in a stream in East Beckham in 1963  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1552 3969
Map Sheet:TG13NE
Parish:EAST BECKHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1963. Bronze spearhead (S1) found in stream bed. Part of haft remaining; identified as yew (Taxus baccata) at Forest Products Research Laboratory, (letter in file).
E.B. Green (NCM).

Grid reference marked as above on old OS map by R. R. Clarke (NCM) but queried; no stream marked, but some runnels in field.
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG1435 AC.
---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. Beckham (East).
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Unknown. 1963. Drawing of a Bronze Age copper alloy spearhead.. Card. 1:1.

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