Record Details

NHER Number:6672
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age palstave


A Bronze Age palstave, made of copper alloy.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 131 302
Map Sheet:TG13SW

Full description

Reported 1972.
Copper alloy unlooped palstave in poor state of preservation, surface badly pitted, (S1).
Found during hedging in field north of Lake Farm.
Probably the one found in 1960 and reported in (S2).
T. McClough (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

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Serial: 1960. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1960. No 7. p 5.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Corpusty.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Clough, T.. 1972. Drawing of a Bronze Age copper alloy palstave.. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1960. 3000-year-old axe-head found at Saxthorpe. 9 March.

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