Record Details

NHER Number:2539
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age bracelet (Methwold, poorly located)


A Bronze Age bracelet was reported as coming from near Catsholm House. Research demonstrated that this came from the Zimmerman Collection in Germany and was imported into Britain in the 19th century.

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Full description

Pre 1934. Near Catsholme House - ?in area called Hemplands where other Bronze Age finds recorded.
Ribbed bronze bracelet 54mm diameter, 45 mm high (nine ribs) ?import. Montelius III. ?Tumulus culture.
See (S1).
Information from (S2).

This object has been shown to be a late 19th century import as it was formerly in the Zimmermann Collection, in Germany. Publication forthcoming.
A.J. Lawson (NAU), 15 February 1982.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • BRACELET (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. TL 69 NE 9.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Methwold.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Archive: British Museum. 1913 onwards. Bronze Age Index.
<S2>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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