|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Late Saxon to medieval metal objects|
Metal detecting in 1986 recovered a possible Late Saxon or medieval door fitting, as well as a medieval key.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 28 33|
|Parish:||SWAFIELD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
December 1986. Found with metal detector.
Bronze hingeplate, burnt. Late Saxon? but could be much later.
Photo in NCM.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), compiled by W. Milligan (NCM), 13 February 1987.
1992. Metal detector find.
Medieval bronze key, with openwork cross and four open circles in spandrel in lozenge-shaped bow. Hollow stem, and moulded terminal above bow. Moulded collar at top of stem. Probably 14th century.
Polaroid NCM in file (S1).
S. Margeson (NCM), 16 October 1992.
- FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- DOOR FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
- KEY (LOCKING) (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. |
|---||Article in Serial: Naylor, J., Gaimster, M., O'Conor, K. and Sherlock, R. 2012. Medieval Britain and Ireland in 2011. Medieval Archaeology. Vol LVI pp 301-339. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white. |
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