Record Details

NHER Number:7166
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age rapier

Summary

In 1949 a Bronze Age rapier blade was found ploughed up.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9412 2432
Map Sheet:TF92SW
Parish:HORNINGTOFT, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1949. Ploughed up.
Bronze rapier blade - no rivet holes. Length 135mm (14 3/4 inches), 27mm wide.
(S1), (S2) and (S3).
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • RAPIER (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 92 SW 4.
---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. Horningtoft.
<S1>Article in Serial: [unknown]. Archaeol. News Letter. Vol III, no 2, p 39.
<S2>Article in Serial: Clarke, R. R. 1957. Archaeological Discoveries in Norfolk 1949-54. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXI pp 395-416. p 397.
<S3>Archive: British Museum. 1913 onwards. Bronze Age Index.

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