Record Details

NHER Number:29283
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon stirrup strap mount, medieval and post medieval objects

Summary

Metal detecting in 1992, 1993 and 1998 recovered a small number of medieval and post medieval objects, as well as an almost complete Late Saxon copper alloy stirrup strap mount in the form of a human figure with outstretched arms.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 12 01
Map Sheet:TG10SW
Parish:WYMONDHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1992.
13th century buckle. Moulded barrel shaped pin-rest, with ribbed sheet roller in centre. Rectangular buckle plate, five rivets (only three remain). Border of double stamped triangles.
Compiled by W. Milligan (NCM), 30 October 1992.

Part of large scatter NHER 30872.

1993. Metal detector finds
Early post medieval star shaped back-plate for handle.
18th century buckle.
Post medieval candle-snuffer fragment.
Post medieval lead shot mould.
W. Milligan (NCM), 17 October 1993.

Before 10 February 1998. Metal detecting.
Site extended.
Late Saxon almost complete copper alloy stirrup strap mount in the form of a human figure (top half missing) with outstretched arms. Limbs intertwined with foliage/serpents. Two fixing holes on either side of the figure and two on the base. Projecting flange on reverse of base. (S1)
Identified by K. Sussams (NCM), March 1998.
A. Rogerson (NAU), 18 April 2001.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CANDLE HOLDER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MOULD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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