Record Details

NHER Number:15795
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds scatter

Summary

A Roman copper alloy ring, decorated with an intaglio of a figure which may be Cupid, and a medieval or post medieval coin weight or harness, found by metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 47 04
Map Sheet:TG40SE
Parish:BURGH CASTLE, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

Over a number of years pre 1980.
In field behind old cement works.
Found both with metal detecting and in fieldwalking.
Copper alloy Roman ring, bezel with blue glass, oval setting decorated with intaglio figure of Cupid?
Medieval silver alloy harness mount; bronze disc with leaf mofit, spike on reverse for attachment to leather, probably late medieval or 16th century.
Coin weight for a noble, 15th to 16th century.
Identified by A. K. Lawson (NAU) and S. Margeson (NCM)
S. Margeson (NCM) 12 February 1980.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DISC (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Finds Illustrations.
---Monograph: Ashley, S. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 101.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2019 Norfolk Historic Environment Service