|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Late Saxon spearhead, possible burial|
In 1938 an iron spearhead, probably dating to the 10th century, was recovered near the church during the construction of electricity pipelines. A deposit of vivianite suggested bones had been buried nearby, so this may have derived from a Late Saxon burial.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 24 06|
|Parish:||TROWSE WITH NEWTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1938. Near church. While digging trench for electric pipeline at depth of 11ft (3.4m).
Iron spearhead probably 10th century. 
Deposit of vivianite suggested bones nearby.
Purchased for NCM (S1).
Compiled by R. R. Clarke (NCM).
- INHUMATION (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
- SPEAR (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 20 NW 190. |
|---||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 - Late Saxon. Towse wit Newton. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Article in Serial: Wake, T. 1942. Some Recent Archaeological Discoveries in Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXVIII Pt I pp 23-30. p 28. |
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