Record Details

NHER Number:20976
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Unidentified medieval object

Summary

An object resembling a thimble divided into angular sections and pricked within sections with a hole in the top has been suggested to be a cap for a wooden or bone object. It was found with a metal detector. It is thought to be medieval.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 71 23
Map Sheet:TF72SW
Parish:CONGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

September 1984. Metal detecting.
Object resembling thimble, divided into angular sections, pricked within sections, hole in centre top. Exactly like brass object from East Rudham (NHER 3632) but bronze.
S. Margeson (NCM) suggests ?cap from wooden or bone object.
Information from penes [1].
See (S1).
E. M. James (KLM), 29 September 1984.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Slide: Various. Slide.

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