Record Details

NHER Number:23340
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval pilgrim badge

Summary

A medieval lead pilgrim badge of St Andrew. The exact circumstances of its discovery are unknown. This example is the first badge of St Andrew to be found outside Scotland and London.

Images - none

Location

Parish:HOCKWOLD CUM WILTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Late 1986. Details and location unknown.
Medieval lead pilgrim badge of St Andrew, (S1).
Submitted to Museum of London who reports: First badge of St Andrew found outside Perth and London. London examples from 13th to 14th century contexts. Probably souvenirs from St Andrews in Scotland, Royal Museum of Scotland has mould for making these. (April 1987).
A. Rogerson (NAU) February 1987.

(S2) to Sue Margeson (NCM) regarding badge, in file.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • PILGRIM BADGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: White, S.. 1986. Drawing of a medieval lead pilgrim badge of St Andrew.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Correspondence: Spencer, B.. 1987. Letter. 16 February.

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