Record Details

NHER Number:34373
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval buckle frame

Summary

A medieval copper alloy buckle frame was found in a molehill in 1999.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 23 17
Map Sheet:TG21NW
Parish:HAINFORD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Early 1999. Casual find in mole hill 183m (200 yards) south of Hainford Place.
Cast copper alloy single looped oval buckle frame from a fairly wide (30mm) belt, off-set square section bar with surviving copper alloy pin. The pin rest is pointed and grooved; there are file marks on both front and reverse.
Medieval, probably 14th century.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 April 1999.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD? to 1399 AD?)

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