|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Bronze Age sword|
In 1987 part of a decorated Bronze Age sword was found at this location.
|Grid Reference:||TL 62 99|
|Parish:||FORDHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Early October 1987. Somewhere in field across Cut Off Channel from Snore Hall, second field east of road on 6in Ordnance Survey map (S1). Found on potato riddle after crossing field.
Hilt end (28cm long) of Wilburton period bronze sword, decorated.
Information from member of the public .
R. Silvester (NAU), 3 November 1987.
See finds illustration (S2) in file.
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- SWORD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Article in Serial: Matthews, M.. 1987-1988. A Bronze Age Sword from Fordham, Norfolk.. Fenland Research. No 5, p 20-22. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|---||Photograph: EGB 1-12. |
|<S1>||Map: Ordnance Survey, First Edition, 6 Inch. 1879-1886. Ordnance Survey 1st Edition 6 inch map.. |
|<S2>||Illustration: Finds Illustrations. |
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