Record Details

NHER Number:29323
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman chape and medieval brooch

Summary

A Roman scabbard chape and a medieval brooch found by metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 67 15
Map Sheet:TF61NE
Parish:MIDDLETON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

October 1992.
13th century copper alloy ring brooch with six collets, some with traces of white paste, probably once set with glass pellets. Transverse moulding on pin near loop.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 30 November 1992.

February 1993.
Copper alloy scabbard chape for sword. Solid cast (6mm thick); peltate 2nd/3rd century (with that from NHER 28909 for comparison).
To be photographed.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 5 April 1993.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 1993. LFG 1-3, Romano British copper alloy scabbard chape..

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