Record Details

NHER Number:21249
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Possible post medieval pipeclay figurine from footpath along Langley Dyke

Summary

A possible post medieval pipeclay figurine was found. The head and feet are missing. The figure is holding fruit in his hands across his chest. Tendrils and flowers grow from the base of the figure at the back and front between the legs.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3688 0296
Map Sheet:TG30SE
Parish:LANGLEY WITH HARDLEY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

29 July 1981. Found sticking up out of footpath. Footpath along Langley Dyke, at edge of river.
Pipeclay figurine perhaps of 18th century date, head and feet missing, holding ?fruit in hands across chest. Tendrils and flowers growing from base back and front between legs.
Identified by British Museum.
S. Margeson (NCM), July 1981.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FIGURINE (Undated)
  • FIGURINE (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.

Related records - none

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