Record Details

NHER Number:10959
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval gold finger ring

Summary

In 1772 a solid gold medieval finger ring was recovered from this parish. The inscription was read as IBO DOM IN TE, or possibly INTEWODE (Intwood).

Images - none

Location

Parish:TIVETSHALL ST MARY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

10 July 1772.
?Med ring found. Tivetshall. (S1).

This is probably the same (though above reference not available for checking) as the impression in the back cover of (S2) which is of a tree with inscription on a solid gold ring found 10 July 1772 in a ploughed field at Tivetshall St Mary.
It weighed 8 dwts 18. Found by Mr. Morris who gave it to Edward Knight of London. He read the inscription as IBO DOM IN TE, but another version was INTEWODE (Intwood).

See correspondence in file, confirming this is the same ring.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---(No record type): Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Tivetshall St Mary.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Monograph: East Anglian Archaeology. Vol I, pp 252, 426.
<S2>Correspondence: Woodward, S.. 1828. Correspondence. vol II, verso. 2.

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