Record Details

NHER Number:19127
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:14th or 15th century dog's head spout

Summary

In 1983 a copper alloy spout dating to the 14th or 15th century and shaped like a dog's head was recovered.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6005 1204
Map Sheet:TF61SW
Parish:WIGGENHALL ST GERMANS, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

28 March 1983. Found in cultivating near river.
Bronze spout in form of dog's head. 14th century possibly from leather pitcher.
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU).
Fine example with much detail on head. 14th-15th century.
Identified and photographed by S. Margeson (NCM).
See drawing (S1) in the Illustration Library.
R. Silvester, April 1983.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Unknown. 1983. Drawing of a medieval vesel spout.. Card. 1:1.

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