Record Details

NHER Number:3903
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age metal find


A Bronze Age copper alloy palstave was found in 1869.

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Full description

1869. Haft flanged palstave with slight depression below stop ridge. 14.6cm (5 3/4 inches) long. See (S1). Probably one of the "...great finds of the bronze period" made at Narborough referred to in (S2).
R. R. Clarke (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.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Narborough.
<S1>Publication: Rye, W. 1909. Catalogue of Antiquities Found Principally in East Anglia. No 252.
<S2>Article in Serial: Beloe, E. M. 1896. The Padders' Way and its Attendant Roads. Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiqarian Society. Vol IX (New Series Vol III) pp 77-95. p 84.

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