|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Bronze Age spearhead|
A Bronze Age copper alloy spearhead was found in 1938.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 918 191|
|Parish:||MILEHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
1930s. Two fields south of Mileham Castle, found at depth of 1.5m (5 feet) in digging a ditch. Bronze spearhead with loops at base of a blade 20.6cm (8 1/8 inches) long. Traces of haft in socket, (S2).
At East Bradenham school 1938. R. R. Clarke (NCM) saw replica on 1 May 1947 for Dr Puddy. Drawing mislabelled Iron Age in (S1) (card by R. R. Clarke). Drawn NCM (S2) (copy in file).
Card by P. Wade-Martins adds information that it was found in about 1938 in First Park Field.
British Museum card index.
E. Rose (NAU), 15 February 1983.
- FINDSPOT (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2350 BC to 42 AD)
- SPEAR (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- SPEAR (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 91 NW 22. |
|---||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. Methwold . |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Publication: Puddy. 1957. Litcham. pl.4 p.4, 5, 167. |
|<S2>||Illustration: Unknown. 1983. Drawing of a Bronze Age copper alloy spearhead.. Paper. 1:1. |
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