Record Details

NHER Number:15797
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval copper alloy dagger handle

Summary

In 1979 a copper alloy dagger handle, made in the 14th or 15th century, was recovered from a garden in this area. It had twisted decoration and a pierced oblong hole for the tang on top.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 933 961
Map Sheet:TL99NW
Parish:THOMPSON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

October 1979. In garden. [1]
Bronze dagger handle, 14th/15th century, with twisted decoration and pierced oblong hole for tang on top.
Drawing (S1) in the Illustration Library.
S. Margeson (NCM), 29 January 1980.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • DAGGER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TL 9396A,B.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Illustration: Banham. P.. 1979. Drawing of a medieval dagger handle.. Card. 1:1.

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