Record Details

NHER Number:37281
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age sword or rapier and spearhead

Summary

Metal detecting during Discovery Tours holidays recovered part of a Bronze Age sword or rapier and the tip of a Bronze Age copper alloy spearhead. In addition, medieval and post medieval coins were recovered, along with part of a late medieval or early post medieval knife bolster, a post medieval belt mount and a cast lead alloy weight.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 11 19
Map Sheet:TG11NW
Parish:LITTLE WITCHINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

14 August 2001. Metal detecting. Discovery Tours Field 9.
Two fragments of Bronze Age objects.
See lists and (S1) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 June 2002.

Summer 2005. Metal detecting, finders' field 54.
2 medieval and 2 post medieval coins.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists and CD in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 September 2006.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • RAPIER (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SPEAR (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SWORD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: Riddler, I.. 2005. Digital photographs of Discovery Tours finds, Summer 2005. CD.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.

Related records - none

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