Record Details

NHER Number:25068
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon strap end, medieval coin and harness pendant

Summary

Metal detecting in 1988 and 1993 recovered a medieval horse harness pendant, a Late Saxon lead strap end dating to the 10th century, and a medieval coin.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 63 15
Map Sheet:TF61NW
Parish:WEST WINCH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

November - December 1988.
Medieval bronze horse pendant, shield-shaped. Decorated with lion rampant, traces of red and other enamel.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), February 1989.

Very close to last item findspot.
Terminal of lead strap end, probably 10th century. Perhaps a 'model'.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NAU), 22 December 1988.

July 1993. Metal detector find.
Medieval coin found on this spot.
See coin form in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 September 1993.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Ashley, S. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 101.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: EUJ 1-3.

Related records - none

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