Record Details

NHER Number:18384
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age palstave


In the 1970s or 80s a Bronze Age palstave, with a trident motif, was recovered from this area during potato harvesting.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 127 997
Map Sheet:TM19NW

Full description

Around 1970-1982. Found in field at Silfield whilst harvesting potatoes.
Palstave with trident motif and strong midrib.
Around 535 gms.
Very dark olive green, lightly pitted surface.
Good condition.
Light brown surface discolouration in places.
Blocked loop.
Sketch in file.
Compiled by A. Lawson (NAU), 20 October 1982.

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

---Aerial Photograph: TL 9594D,E,F, TL 9694L.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records - none

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