Record Details

NHER Number:7345
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age metal find

Summary

A Bronze Age copper alloy palstave (a kind of axe) was found in 1967.

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Location

Parish:CAWSTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Autumn 1967. Unlooped bronze palstave found while lifting carrots, put behind farm buildings of Beerhouse Farm (TG 1405 2550). Exact findspot unknown. Length 13.9cm, maximum.
Height 3.0cm, Cutting edge 5.4 cm, Length of septum 5.9 cm.
T. Clough (NAU).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • PALSTAVE (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---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. Cawston.

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