Record Details

NHER Number:31174
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval seal/stylus and medieval buckle

Summary

Metal detecting here in 1993-94 and 1996 recovered two medieval objects. The first was a 12th century copper alloy object identified as either a seal or a stylus and the second was a gilded medieval buckle.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 46 13
Map Sheet:TF41SE
Parish:WEST WALTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1993 or 1994.
Early medieval, probably 12th century. Bronze strip curved along one edge and tapering to a point at one end, broken at the other. Contour line borders. See description in file.
12th century seal? - S. Margeson (NCM), stylus? - A. Rogerson (NLA).
To be photographed.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 10 May 1995.

October 1996. Metal detector find.
Gilded medieval buckle, now rather squashed, with narrow bar. Widened outer edge has longitudinal grooves with decayed ? inlay.
Identified by H. Geake (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 2 December 1996.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STYLUS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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