Record Details

NHER Number:39993
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval copper alloy mount, 14th to 15th century

Summary

Metal detecting in 2003 recovered a medieval copper alloy mount, dating to the 14th to 15th century, which may have been a personal or family badge.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 06 09
Map Sheet:TG00NE
Parish:RUNHALL, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

October to November 2003. Metal detecting.
Medieval copper alloy mount from ?horse harness or ?casket, worn and corroded (unfortunately the surface has been stripped since discovery), circular, no visible means of attachment, large letter W ensigned by an open crown, between two letters B, edge ?cut down, diameter 35mm. Possibly a personal or family badge. 14th-15th century.
S. Ashley (NLA), 11 December 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.

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