Record Details

NHER Number:4402
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Middle Bronze Age spearhead


At an unspecified date a Middle Bronze Age spearhead was recovered from Wereham. The blade of the spearhead showed signs of damage but the exact location and circumstances of its discovery remain unknown.

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Full description

Middle Bronze Age 2nd phase spearhead. Class IIIA: loops at base of blade 22.2cm (8.75in) long.
(Blade damaged - R. R. Clarke (NCM.).
Held by NCM (formerly part of the Beloe Collection). See (S1).
See also (S2) (BA index - R. R. Clarke.).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 60 SE 24.
---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. Wereham.
<S1>Serial: Norwich Castle Museum. 1900. Catalogue of Antiquities in Norwich Castle Museum. p 29; No 314.
<S2>Article in Serial: Clarke, W. G. 1919. The Distribution of Flint and Bronze Implements in Norfolk. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol III Pt I (for 1918-19) pp 147-149.

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