Record Details

NHER Number:504
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age spearhead, River Yare


Dredging in the River Yare, near to Trowse Hythe and before 1932, recovered a Bronze Age copper alloy spearhead with a broad blade and a looped socket

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2489 0730
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

Before 1932. Stray Find
Bronze Age copper alloy spearhead dredged from River Yare near Trowse Hythe. 87mm long with broad blade and loops on socket. See (S1). Held by Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1932.94 : A. PL.NCM 1463. BI Index)

P. Watkins (HES) January 2013 (based in part on imformation compiled by R.R. Clarke)

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • SPEARHEAD (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 185.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Bronze Age.
<S1>Publication: Norfolk Museums Service. 1966. Bronze Age Metalwork in Norwich Castle Museum. p 22.

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