Record Details

NHER Number:28143
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman steelyard weight and medieval purse frame fragment

Summary

Metal detecting here in 1989 recovered a Roman lead steelyard weight and a 15th century bronze purse frame fragment decorated with niello in zigzag cross hatching.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 07 02
Map Sheet:TG00SE
Parish:WICKLEWOOD, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

7 October 1989. Found with metal detector.
Roman lead steelyard weight, compare others from Crownthorpe temple site NHER 8897. 160.6g weight.
Medieval 15th century bronze purse frame fragment with integral holes (part of pendant frame) with niello in zigzag cross hatching.
W. Milligan (NCM), 6 November 1989.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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