Record Details

NHER Number:35144
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval and post medieval metal objects

Summary

Metal detecting at this location in 1999 recovered a number of nice medieval and post medieval finds. These included a medieval shield-shaped horse harness pendant and a post medieval lead alloy button with relief decoration of a six-petalled flower.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 94 05
Map Sheet:TF90NW
Parish:SHIPDHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

October-November 1999. Metal detecting.
Medieval Ae shield shaped horse harness pendant. See separate identification and drawing (S1) by S. J. Ashley (NLA) in file.
Post medieval large lead alloy button with relief decoration of a six-petalled flower with pellets between the petals. Broken off loop on reverse. 17th century. Identified by H. M. Geake (NCM).
Post medieval possible badge in the shape of an openwork crown with something crossed through it. This looks modern in its alloy and in its shape, but it has decoration of C-shaped stamps which look hand made. Perhaps 17th century. Identified by H. M. Geake (NCM).
K. Hinds (NLA) 24 February 2000.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BADGE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

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