Record Details

NHER Number:8448
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon iron spearhead


In 1936 an Early Saxon iron spearhead was dredged from Ranworth Dyke.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 359 155
Map Sheet:TG31NE

Full description

1936. Dredged from Ranworth Dyke (Dam according to Ordnance Survey - E. Rose (NAU)). 548m (600yds) northeast of Boat House.
Early Anglo-Saxon iron spearhead.
Split socket - 51cm (20.25in) long, blade 33cm (13in).
Held by NCM on loan.
See (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SPEAR (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 31 NE 13.
---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 - Early Saxon. Woodbastwick.
<S1>Article in Serial: Clarke, R. R. 1940. Norfolk in the Dark Ages, 400-800 A.D., Part II. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXVII Pt II pp 215-249. p 239.

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