Record Details

NHER Number:35043
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval chape


Metal detecting in 1997 recovered a medieval chape from a sword scabbard or dagger sheath.

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Grid Reference:TG 07 27
Map Sheet:TG02NE

Full description

1997. Metal detecting. Finder's Field name Tyby.
Medieval chape from sword scabbard/ dagger sheath. Made from a single sheet of bronze, with decorative cut-outs at the top emphasised by lines of punch marks. 13th to 15th century.
H.M. Geake (NCM), 30 October 1997.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SHEATH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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