Record Details

NHER Number:34275
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:13th century copper alloy seal matrix

Summary

Metal detecting in 1999 recovered a copper alloy seal matrix, with the central motif of a squirrel, dating to the 13th century.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 07 29
Map Sheet:TG02NE
Parish:NORTH NORFOLK
THURNING, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

January/ February 1999. Metal detecting.
H. M. Geake (NCM) identified:
Copper alloy seal matrix, pointed oval with a raised rib and pierced lug on reverse. The front is very worn, but the central motif is a squirrel. Around this a hard-to-read legend: +: S'WILL'I.BRONT:.: 13th century.
Polariod in NCM (S1).
Compiled by A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 March 1999.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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

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