Record Details

NHER Number:21355
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman button and loop fastener, medieval pilgrim badge or box mount

Summary

Before 1985 a Roman button and loop fastener decorated with red enamel 1st to 2nd century AD, and a medieval pilgrim badge or box mount was recovered from this area.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 23 01
Map Sheet:TG20SW
Parish:STOKE HOLY CROSS, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pre 1985. Field to southwest of road junction - exact findspot not plotted.
Roman button and loop fastener decorated with red enamel 1st-2nd century AD.
12th to 13th century copper alloy strip fragment from casket binding? Copper alloy cast solid scallop-shell with cross attachment (pilgrim sign?)
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU), and S. Margeson (NCM), February and March 1985.
Photo (S1) in NCM.
Compiled by S. Margeson (NCM), 4 February 1985.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BUTTON (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PILGRIM BADGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.

Related records - none

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