Record Details

NHER Number:31801
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval knife


Metal detecting recovered part of a late medieval iron knife. The tang of the iron blade had been covered with a bronze tube with unusual decoration.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 21 99
Map Sheet:TM29NW

Full description

January/February 1996. Metal detecting find.
Fragment of iron knife blade with circular section tang; later covered with a bronze tube with end furthest from blade in form of coxcomb/zigzag decorated with bands of herringbone. Late medieval (very unusual).
See (S1).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 March 1995.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.

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