Record Details

NHER Number:28123
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval buckle plate and brooch or buckle pin

Summary

Metal detecting recovered a 13th century bronze buckle plate depicting a lion or a similar animal and a 14th century buckle or ring brooch pin with a possible stylised animal head terminal.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 26 18
Map Sheet:TG21NE
Parish:HORSTEAD WITH STANNINGHALL, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Early 1991. Found in metal detecting rally.
Gorgeous 13th century bronze buckle plate with relief lion or similar passant. Ground entirely covered with rocker arm decoration. Two rivet holes. To be photographed.
Also a cast bronze buckle/ring brooch pin with posssible stylised animal head terminal; moulded zone in centre decorated with five ring-and-dots. 14th century.
A. Rogerson (NAU), 20 April 1991.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 1991. LBW 28-29, Medieval bronze buckle plate..

Related records - none

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