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HER Number:MDV41997
Name:Bronze Spearhead from Teigngrace


Elongated spearhead, 11 inches long, found at Teigngrace.


Grid Reference:SX 863 726
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsteignton
Civil ParishTeigngrace
Ecclesiastical ParishTEIGNGRACE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/40/4
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SX87SE2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, SX87SE2 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV349014.

Burnard, R., 1906, Early Man, 364 (Article in Serial). SDV322231.

Bronze spearhead from Teigngrace. Elongated spearhead with a bead running down each side of the midrib and continued as a square projection below the blade. 11 inches long.

Coles, B. J., 1990, Organic Archaeological Remains in Southwest Britain, 31 (Unknown). SDV348999.

Other details: Cat. No. 53.

Horner, B., 1992, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV349020.

This may be the same as that described by Pengelly as found at Zitherixon Clay Works.

Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D., 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview, 26 (Report - Assessment). SDV336226.

Other details: Figure 7, site 1.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV322231Article in Serial: Burnard, R.. 1906. Early Man. Victoria History of the County of Devon. 1. A4 Hardback. 364. [Mapped feature: #24989 ]
SDV336226Report - Assessment: Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D.. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.80. A4 Stapled + Digital. 26.
SDV348999Unknown: Coles, B. J.. 1990. Organic Archaeological Remains in Southwest Britain. Unknown. 31.
SDV349014Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. SX87SE2. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV349020Personal Comment: Horner, B.. 1992. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments

MDV41994Related to: Spearhead from Zitherixon Clay Works, Kingsteignton (Find Spot)
MDV9238Related to: Zitherixon Quarry, Kingsteignton (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV2012 - SPEAR (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Events

  • EDV4912 - Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site

Date Last Edited:Feb 7 2012 4:16PM