Element record L1840 - BA spearhead, Stoke Bardolph


FINDSPOT (Bronze Age)


Grid reference SK 64700 41499 (point)
Map sheet SK64SW
District Gedling
Civil Parish Stoke Bardolph, Gedling


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Spearhead, part only. Centre of blade. Length 185mm. Dredged from bed of river Trent 1924 (above grid ref). (1)
BA spearhead from the Trent. (2)
Dredged from the River Trent in 1924, class IIIa, Ind Phase VII, Taunton, MBA, length 185mm, width 50mm & weight 152g, in good preservation still showing a crisp and well finished product, recent damage has broken the point off along a casting flaw (a bubble). (3)
NB Grid ref given does not fall in or near Trent, appears to be for the village.
See L1844 for further spearhead from the river.

<1> Notts Gaz Comm, Thoroton Gazetteer (Index). SNT957.

<2> TVARC, 1980, Gazetteer, 23 (Published document). SNT401.

<3> Thoroton Society, 1997, TTS, p 54 (Serial). SNT1481.

Other Refs: No 67 (ill)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: Notts Gaz Comm. Thoroton Gazetteer.
  • <2> Published document: TVARC. 1980. Gazetteer. 23.
  • <3> Serial: Thoroton Society. 1997. TTS. 101. p 54.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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