Record Details

NHER Number:503
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age copper alloy spearhead


In 1922 a Bronze Age copper alloy socketed spearhead, in remarkably sharp condition, was recovered from the River Wensum near the new Carrow Bridge (NHER 843).

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Grid Reference:TG 2390 0773
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

September/October 1922. Found while dredging for new bridge (enclosed in a lump of clay). Carrow Bridge - River Wensum.
Bronze spearhead Class II (133mm long x 30mm width). Remarkably sharp condition - socketed and looped low down on socket.
BA Catalogue.
Compiled by R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 20 NW 78; TG 20 NW 195.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Bronze Age.
<S2>Newspaper Article: 7 February 1. Eastern Daily Press.

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