The arrowhead is of a compact barbed form suited to the piercing of mail or plate armour and was in increasingly common use in the later 13th-15th centuries.
Although examples are known from urban and manorial contexts its use can be expected to have been primarily military.
Other information & metadata
Site location: Cowfield Farm, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Project type: Archaeological excavation
Site type: Multiperiod
Discovery context: Buried subsoil layer