Record Details

NHER Number:13191
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval seal matrix

Summary

A medieval silver seal depicting a depicting shield with three ox heads and 'SIGILL THOME OXWYE' was ploughed up in 1760. It may come from Great Snoring or Stanfield.

Images - none

Location

Parish:GREAT SNORING, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
STANFIELD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1760.
Silver seal ploughed up, depicting shield with three ox heads and 'SIGILL THOME OXWYE'. In 19th century penes Reverend F. H. Barnwell of Bury (St. Edmunds?). Impression in NCM.
Information from (S1).

This is mentioned in (S2) (inside rear cover with impression). (S2) says that (S3) says it was ploughed up near 'Snoring' (but not in NAU copy of Blomefield) but that really it came from Stanfield.
See (S4).

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

<S1>Archive: Bolingbroke Collection.
<S2>Article in serial: Woodward, S.. Correspondence. Vol 1.
<S3>Serial: Blomefield, F.. 1805-1810. An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk.. Unknown - USE SPECIFIC VOLUME WHERE KNOWN.
<S4>Serial: December 182. Gentleman's Magazine. Gentleman's Magazine.

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