Record Details

NHER Number:2512
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age metal finds


A Bronze Age looped copper alloy palstave and a shield ornament were found on West Dereham Fen in 1935.

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Full description

Stray Find.
Bronze looped palstave from West Dereham Fen. Exhibited at Prehistoric Society meeting on 18 December 1935. (140mm long, 62mm wide). Shield ornament (purchased).
Information from record cards (S1) and (S2).
See Bronze Age Index (S3) for detail.
R. R. Clarke (NCM). Amended by P. Beers (HES), 14 July 2020.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • PALSTAVE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SHIELD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Dereham (West).
<S2>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S3>Archive: British Museum. 1913 onwards. Bronze Age Index.

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