Record Details

NHER Number:23159
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman or Early Saxon spearhead


A Roman or Early Saxon iron spearhead was found on the surface of a field.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9855 2955
Map Sheet:TF92NE

Full description

July 1986. Surface find. Northwest of Manor Farm west bend in road.
Iron spearhead, length 20cm width blade 2.5cm maximum, long narrow socket 7cm long, 1.5cm width, split. Originally suggested as Early Saxon, identified by E. B. Green (NCM) as possibly Roman.
Information from [1].
Identified by E. B. Green (NCM).
E. M. James (NCM), 5 December 1986.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SPEAR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SPEAR (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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