Record Details

NHER Number:32041
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Middle Bronze Age hoard

Summary

A Middle Bronze Age hoard including dirk, rapier and spearhead was recovered by metal detecting at this site. A fragment of a medieval cauldron ring was also recovered.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG32SW
Parish:ASHMANHAUGH, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

November to December 1995. Metal detecting.
Middle Bronze Age hoard.
Fragment of medieval cauldron ring.
Socket and part of blade of Middle Bronze Age side-looped spearhead, (S1).
Three fragments tang/blade of Middle Bronze Age dirk, (S2).
One fragment blade of Middle Bronze Age rapier, (S2).
A.Rogerson (NLA) 4 April 1996.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Bronze Age to Medieval - 1600 BC to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • DIRK (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • HOARD (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • RAPIER (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • SPEAR (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Jenkins, T.. 1996. Drawing of a Middle Bronze Age side-looped spearhead.. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: Jenkins, T.. 1996. Drawing of a Middle Bronze Age rapier blade and dirk.. Paper. 1:1.

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