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HER Number:MDV11888
Name:Appledore, Palstave


Prehistoric bronze palstave found at Appledore


Grid Reference:SS 465 305
Map Sheet:SS43SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNortham
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43SE/33

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, SS43SE21 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV338695.

Grinsell, L. V., 1970, The Archaeology of Exmoor, 199 (Monograph). SDV1641.

A Prehistoric bronze unlooped palstave with a trident beneath the stopridge was found at Appledore and is now in Bideford Museum.

Exeter Archaeology, 2006, Archaeological Assessment of the Appledore Fish Dock, Appledore, Northam, 2 (Report - Assessment). SDV338648.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1641Monograph: Grinsell, L. V.. 1970. The Archaeology of Exmoor. The Archaeology of Exmoor: Bideford Bay to Bridgewater. A5 Hardback. 199.
SDV338648Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2006. Archaeological Assessment of the Appledore Fish Dock, Appledore, Northam. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.103. A4 Stapled + Digital. 2.
SDV338695Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. SS43SE21. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments

MDV11744Related to: Bloody Corner, Four Palstaves (Find Spot)

Associated Finds

  • FDV3571 - PALSTAVE (LANEBA to Unknown - 2200 BC)

Associated Events

  • EDV4241 - Appledore Fish Dock, Northam

Date Last Edited:Mar 22 2012 12:00AM