Record Details

NHER Number:34508
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age rapier


Metal detecting on the beach in 1994 recovered a Middle Bronze Age copper alloy rapier.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 42 27
Map Sheet:TG42NW

Full description

June 1994. Found upright on beach in peat and clay bank on boundary between old parishes of Eccles and Palling; mostly in peat. End 15cm (6 inches) below the surface.
Found with metal detector by [1].
Middle Bronze Age rapier. Drawing (S1) in file.
Information from drawing and note at NCM, rediscovered in May 1999, and letter from [2].
E. Rose (NLA), 28 May 1999.

Found close to NHER 32001, but nearer to the sea wall and about 15 metres from it.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 November 2000.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • RAPIER (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • RAPIER (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

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