Record Details

NHER Number:19513
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman to post medieval metal finds

Summary

A pilgrim badge depicting Henry VI was found on the site of a demolished greenhouse. Metal detecting here has also recovered a Roman coin, a silver Late Saxon or medieval ring and a 16th century hooked tag.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 47 07
Map Sheet:TF40NE
Parish:EMNETH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

About 1978 to 1980. Metal detecting. Found on site of demolished greenhouse.
Pilgrim badge depicting Henry VI, lozenge shaped, King's head in centre.
E. M. James (KLM), 3 September 1983.

October 1995. Metal detecting.
?Late Saxon or medieval silver finger ring in three fragments. Very delicate flattened section hoop, empty oval bezel with paste adhesive. Hoop engraved with lozenges with central dashes and edge nicks between, engraving ?once nielloed?
16th century hooked tag. Circular plate with belleted edge. Equal-armed cross with openwork multiple holes between arms, attachment loop missing.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA) with S. Margeson (NCM).
Roman coin.
See list in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 27 November 1995.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PILGRIM BADGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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