Record Details

NHER Number:4173
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age palstave


A Bronze Age copper alloy palstave was found in Great Dunham in 1782. The exact location and nature of its discovery are unclear.

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Full description

'Very perfect celt, found at Great Dunham in Norfolk in 1782. Given me by ?H....ixin 22 Ju..1783' was written on the label of a Bronze Age palstave.

'Brass celts having also been found in this village'.
See (S1).
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. Dunham (Great).
<S1>Archive: Goddard Johnson. MSS NRO. Vol 2 f.100.

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