Record Details

NHER Number:29836
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval belt mount, coins and pottery sherd

Summary

Metal detecting here in 1993 and 1996 recovered a lovely gilded bronze medieval belt-mount or casket mount, a number of medieval coins and a single medieval pottery sherd.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 47 11
Map Sheet:TF41SE
Parish:WALSOKEN, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1993. Metal detector finds.
Medieval coins. See list in file.
Lovely gilded bronze medieval belt-mount or casket mount with rivet hole in centre, incurved corners. Around centre a relief lozenge with boss at each corner has been made separately and riveted in place. Very unusual. Photograph taken.
Identifications by J. Davies (NCM) and S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 28 June 1993.

1996. Metal detector finds at [1].
One body sherd thickish reduced, probably medieval rather than earlier.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 2 November 1996.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 1993. LFC 7-9, Medieval belt mount..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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