Element record L1792 - BA bronze spearhead, Burton Joyce


FINDSPOT (Bronze Age)


Grid reference SK 64000 42999 (point)
Map sheet SK64SW
District Gedling
Civil Parish Burton Joyce, Gedling


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A bronze spearhead, dredged from the Trent, near Burton Joyce in 1925, was presented to Newark Museum by Dr Stallard. (1)
BA bronze spearhead. (Gives SK 649 435, but this falls in Shelford - also given by (3)). (2)
Class IV, Ind Phase VII, Taunton, MBA, length 176mm, width 31mm. Obvious filing marks exist along the sides of the loops and along the blade. Mould flashes remain down the sides of the socket, suggesting it may have been utilised before completely finished. (4)
Grid ref approx - not drawn on map.

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

1 colour print, Scurfield C

<1> Smith A, 1927, Guide to the Roman and Pre-Roman Antiquities in the Museum (Newark), p 12 (Published document). SNT955.

Other Refs: Plate 2, no 6 (ill)

<2> Newark Museum, 1964, Catalogue of Archaeological Material, p 3 (Published document). SNT249.

<3> TVARC, 1980, Gazetteer, p 23 (Published document). SNT401.

<4> Thoroton Society, 1997, TTS, p 54 (Serial). SNT1481.

Other Refs: No 70

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> Published document: Smith A. 1927. Guide to the Roman and Pre-Roman Antiquities in the Museum (Newark). Newark Museum. p 12.
  • <2> Published document: Newark Museum. 1964. Catalogue of Archaeological Material. p 3.
  • <3> Published document: TVARC. 1980. Gazetteer. p 23.
  • <4> Serial: Thoroton Society. 1997. TTS. 101. p 54.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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