Record Details

NHER Number:5381
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age rapier


A Bronze Age copper alloy rapier found in 1945.

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Full description

1945. In field north of Little Ouse, and south or Grange Farm.
Copper alloy rapier 49cm (19 1/2") long with 2 rivet holes, influenced by cutting sword and used for topping turnips in 1945 to 48.
(S1) 1/1 by Lansdell in file.
Seen by R.R. Clarke (NCM)
Copy of (S2) in file.
R.R. Clarke (NCM)

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • RAPIER (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.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Hockwold-cum-Wilton.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Lansdall, B.. 1945. Drawing of a Bronze Age copper alloy rapier.. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Newspaper Article: 1945. Eastern Daily Press. 7 February.

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