|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Medieval ampulla, harness/strap fittings and pottery sherds|
Fenland fieldwalking in 1983 recovered sherds of medieval pottery and quantities of animal bone from the field here. Subsequent metal detecting in 1992 recovered an enamelled Roman handle fitting, a medieval lead ampulla, a medieval bronze harness pendant with fleur-de-lis decoration, a medieval bronze belt or harness mount in form of crowned head and a penny of Edward I.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 47 12|
|Parish:||WALSOKEN, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
15 March 1983.
Odd sherds medieval pot and fair amount of bone scattered over field.
R. Silvester (NAU) March 1983.
At . Roman enamelled fitting, probably part of handle fitting. Photograph taken.
At . Medieval lead pilgrim flask or ampulla. Crown on one face, and flag on other. Probably Walsingham.
?Medieval bronze harness pendant, with fleur-de-lis.
At . Medieval bronze belt or harness mount in form of crowned head, with rivet through forehead, see for compariosn the one from Harling, site NHER 6033. Probably 13th century.
Edward I penny long cross. Reverse: CIVITAS LONDON Class X, 1302-10.
Identifications by S. Margeson (NCM) and J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 23 June 1992.
For full details of wares, flint types etc. see Fenland Folders.
- FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
- FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
- VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WSK BD. FENS. |
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