Record Details

NHER Number:8235
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval seal matrix


In 1961 a medieval seal matrix was found in a sugar beet field in Stalham. The matrix depicted a hooded falcon and was probably of 15th or 16th century date.

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Full description

1961. Found in a sugar beet field (no further details).
Seal matrix with hooded falcon on wrist inscribed SWASMODI DE. ?15th - 16th century.
Held by NCM, impressions of seal made.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Stalham.

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