Record Details

NHER Number:30744
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval metal finds

Summary

Metal detecting in 1993 and 1995 recovered an elaborately decorated medieval sword chape and a medieval coin weight.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 03 82
Map Sheet:TM08SW
Parish:NORTH LOPHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1993. Metal detecting.
Complete medieval sword chape with elaborate openwork front plate (cast) with three double fleur-de-lis on long top edge. A ribbed band in relief below and an open trefoil in centre. Below a vertical ribbed bank. Knob at base. Sheet metal back-plate.
Polaroid (S1) NCM.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), April 1994.
W. Milligan (NCM) 3 February 1994.

January/February 1995. Metal detecting.
14th/15th century bronze coin weight for a noble. Hexagonal shape. Uniface; ship on one side.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM), 12 April 1995.
W. Milligan (NCM), 11 April 1995.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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