Record Details

NHER Number:34245
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval horse harness pendant and multi-period metal objects and coins

Summary

Metal detecting here during 1997 to 1999 recovered a selection of multi-period metal objects and coins. Finds of note included a medieval horse harness pendant belonging to the family of a Crusader, a medieval seal matrix, a post medieval mount in the shape of a fleur-de-lys and a Roman bracelet with punched decoration.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 17 97
Map Sheet:TM19NE
Parish:THARSTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1997. Metal detecting.
Medieval horse harness pendant. Shield shaped, suspension-loop missing, bent, surface treatment of metal missing? Toucy, probably relative of Otton de Toucy, crusader 1296 and his son Otton II, sire de Toucy (Yonne), Admiral of France 1296.
K. Sussams (NCM) 23 February 1999.

Early 1998. Metal detecting.
Roman, medieval, early post medieval metalwork. See lists in file.
Roman, medieval and post medieval coins.
Post medieval tokens.
Medieval seal matrix at [1].
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 26 June 1999 and 7 November 1999.

Before 21 April 1999. Metal detecting.
Roman, medieval and post medieval metal finds.
Iron Age, Roman and medieval sherds.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 30 April 2000.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Ashley, S.. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk.. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 101.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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