Record Details

NHER Number:1314
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval buckle

Summary

A circular medieval buckle made of copper alloy found in 1933.

Images - none

Location

Parish:THORNHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1933.
[1] was shown a copper alloy buckle of crude workmanship. It is circular with a central dividing bar, which is triangular in section. The outer rim is triangular in section, narrowing towards the outside, but thicker on one side than on the other. Owner 'is a practical smith and gives the opinion that it contains an unusually large percentage of copper. It is filed flat on one side'. Neither knew its date.
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---(No record type): Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Thornage.

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