Record Details

NHER Number:25466
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval harness fitting

Summary

Metal detecting recovered a medieval gilt enamelled harness fitting. This is possibly from an elaborate mount. It has a shield-shaped terminal with a white enamelled heraldic beast in front of some blue enamelled foliage.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 93 36
Map Sheet:TF93NW
Parish:WALSINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

July 1989. Metal detecting.
Medieval gilt enamelled harness fitting, possibly from elaborate mount. Shield shaped terminal with white enamelled heraldic beast in front of blue enamelled foliage.
Compare with (S1).
To be photographed.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NAU), 8 September 1989.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Ashley, S.. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk.. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 101.
---Photograph: FHH33-34.
<S1>Article in serial: Ward Perkins, J. B.. 1949. A Medieval Harness Mount at Termoli.. Antiquaries Journal. Vol XXIX, pp 1-7.

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