Record Details

NHER Number:35027
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Post medieval sword belt mount


Metal detecting here in 1998 recovered an early post medieval sword belt mount. This particular example was very worn but two iron rivets survived.

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Grid Reference:TM 21 95
Map Sheet:TM29NW

Full description

April 1998. Metal detecting.
Early post medieval sword belt mount, now very worn but originally sub-triangluar with a central vertical groove running down to a loop or hook. Two iron rivets. See for comparison looped example from Mutford, Suffolk.
Polaroid taken by NCM.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 15 June 1999.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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