Record Details

NHER Number:6513
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age palstave from north of Hempnall Hill


A Bronze Age copper alloy looped palstave was found by hoeing a field.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0963 3743
Map Sheet:TG03NE

Full description

1955. Found by owners son while hoeing. Ordnance Survey 173.1. 137m (150 yards) north of Hempnall Hill.
Bronze looped palstave, (S1).
See (S2).
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

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 - Bronze Age. Hempstead.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Unknown. 1955. Drawing of a Bronze Age copper alloy looped palstave.. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Archive: British Museum. 1913 onwards. Bronze Age Index.

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