Record Details

NHER Number:31188
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age or Viking silver torc


In around 1979/80 a two-strand cable-twist object made from silver was dredged from the river. This object was tentatively identified as a torc and believed to be of Iron Age or Viking date.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 2020 9687
Map Sheet:TM29NW

Full description

Around 1979/80. Near Manor Farm, dredged out of the river.
Black chalk-covered two-strand cable-twist object, 17.8-20.3cm (7-8in) diameter, penannular, without terminals and unrusted. Believed by source to have been a torc.
Silver? Possibly Iron Age or Viking in date. Whereabouts unknown.
D. Gurney (NLA), 22 February 1995.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • TORC (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • TORC (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources - none

Related records - none

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