Record Details

NHER Number:32085
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Ornamented medieval harness pendants

Summary

Two ornamented medieval harness pendants, one bronze and gold, the other enamelled bronze were recovered in 1992, possibly from dredgings from Oxborough Hall moat.

Images - none

Location

Parish:OXBOROUGH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

October 1992. Metal-detecting.
'Believed to be' from spoil from Oxborough Hall moat where spread over neighbouring fields [1].
Two ornamented medieval harness pendants, one bronze and gold, the other enamelled bronze. See secondary file and sketches (S1).
Both objects donated to King's Lynn Museum (KILLM : 1993.17 and KILLM : 1993.18).
Finder 'an American friend' of donor, who did not answer letters asking for exact location. L. Brewster (KLM).
E. Rose (NLA), 11 November 1996.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Ashley, S. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 101.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: [Unknown]. [Unknown]. Sketches of heraldic pendants, badges and mounts in the King's Lynn Museum. Paper. Not to scale.

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