Record Details

NHER Number:29424
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval harness pendant and post medieval buckle

Summary

A late medieval harness pendant and a post medieval buckle have been found by metal detectorists.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 33 02
Map Sheet:TG30SW
Parish:CARLETON ST PETER, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

January 1993. Metal detecting.
Lovely late medieval bronze harness pendant, gilded with quatrefoil-shaped frame and suspended within it a quatrefoil with a central stud (decorative). This would 'swing' within the frame. Frame has pierced lug at top for suspension.
Compare with examples in NCM and Musee de Cluny, Paris.
Identified by S.Margeson (NCM).
A.Rogerson (NLA), 1 February 1993.

March 2005. Metal detecting. Site extended.
Post medieval buckle.
See description with (S1) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 April 2005.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.

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