Record Details

NHER Number:23778
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon Ringerike style cast mount

Summary

In 1987 a Late Saxon Ringerike style cast mount, in the form of an animal head, was recovered from this area.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 23 02
Map Sheet:TG20SW
Parish:STOKE HOLY CROSS, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1987. Found in garden with metal detector. [1]
Ringerike style cast mount in form of animal head with engraved tendrils, presumably soldered in place. 11th century.
Polariod (S1) NCM.
Identified by and compiled by S. Margeson (NCM), 14 May 1987.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • DRESS COMPONENT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in serial: Margeson, S. 1987. A Ringerike-style Mount from Stoke Holy Cross. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XL Pt I pp 126-127.
<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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