Record Details

NHER Number:8810
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age rapier


A Middle Bronze Age riveted rapier point was found at this spot in 1954.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9630 0268
Map Sheet:TF90SE

Full description

1954. Stray Find.
Found 500 yards [457m] north-east of Rush Meadow:
1 Middle Bronze Age copper alloy rapier point. Rivetted. See drawing (S1).
Information from (S2).

This is the same object as the dirk mentioned in (S3) and noted on (S4), although it should be noted that both sources give an incorrect grid reference. The location described above corresponds with that marked on (S5).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 12 April 2016.

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: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Clarke, R.. 1954. Drawing of a Middle Bronze Age riveted rapier point.. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Carbrooke.
<S3>Article in Serial: Clarke, R. R. 1957. Archaeological Discoveries in Norfolk 1949-54. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXI pp 395-416. p 397.
<S4>Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 90 SE 10.
<S5>Map: NCM record map. 72 NE.

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