Record Details

NHER Number:6456
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon spearhead


A Late Saxon or Viking iron spearhead, found in 1970.

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Full description

From Cromer area.
Anglo-Viking iron spearhead found in trech digging.
Compare with example in (S1).
Drawn W. F. Milligan (NCM), (S2).
T. Clough (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SPEAR (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

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 - Late Saxon. Cromer.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Monograph: Wheeler, R. E. M. 1927. London and the Vikings. Fig 12; Nos 2-3.
<S2>Illustration: Milligan, W.. 1970. Drawing of a Late Saxon spearhead.. Card. 1:1.

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