Record Details

NHER Number:2848
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age palstave


A Bronze Age copper alloy palstave with shield-shaped ornament was probably found in Dereham during excavations for drains.

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Full description

1908. Found when putting in drain pipes.
Also labelled 'Bawdeswell Farm' (crossed out).
Copper alloy palstave with shield shaped ornament below step ridge (150mm length 59mm wide).
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: British Museum. 1913 onwards. Bronze Age Index.
---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. Dereham (East).

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