|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Bronze Age palstave and World War Two gun emplacement|
A Bronze Age palstave, made of copper alloy, found during the construction of a gun emplacement in World War Two.
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|Grid Reference:||TG 1751 3183|
|Parish:||ERPINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Bronze palstave (S1) found 1939 to 1945 during construction of gun emplacement.
R. R. Clarke (NCM)
Description given on drawing of the site is 'In hedge bottom in second field before reaching Saracen's Head Inn'.
No obvious sign of gun emplacement on 1946 RAF aerial photographs.
M. Horlock (NLA), 27 February 2003.
- GUN EMPLACEMENT (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
- PALSTAVE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 13 SE 4. |
|---||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. Erpingham. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Illustration: Armstrong, A. L. 1949. Drawing of a Bronze Age copper alloy palstave.. Paper. 1:1. |
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