Record Details

NHER Number:30748
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval and post medieval finds


Metal detecting recovered a medieval barrel padlock, an unusual 13th century lead seal matrix inscribed S JOHIS F'RIC, a medieval buckle frame and a post medieval thimble.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 06 90
Map Sheet:TM09SE

Full description

1993. Metal detecting finds.
Medieval barrel padlock, faceted barrel decoration with engraved transverse lines. Animal head (very stylised) on end of fin.
13th century lead circular seal matrix, very unusual reverse, central rib with lug at top but (unusually) a relief contour line forming a circle with pellets in relief as on outer border. Obverse rounded in centre and seven radiating lines from central boss. S JOHIS F'RIC.
Medieval buckle, pin and sheet attachment plate. Grooved V-shaped pin rest.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 1993.
W. Milligan (NCM), 8 January 1997.

1994. Metal detecting find.
Early post medieval thimble, hand-punched in spirals.
See (S1).
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), April 1994.
W. Milligan (NCM), 7 March 1994.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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