Record Details

NHER Number:34250
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval harness pendant and suspension mount

Summary

A medieval shield-shaped horse harness pendant and a cruciform suspension-mount were found. The exact nature and location of this discovery are unclear.

Images - none

Location

Parish:INGOLDISTHORPE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK
WEST NORFOLK

Full description

Date of find unknown - PNE 1999.
Vair-en-point Or and [?]. Pendant, shield-shaped, suspension loop broken, enamel missing. Found in association with a cruciform suspension-mount, three rivet holes, one broken, upper most with rivet surviving with washer, gilt, iron pin in suspension-loop.
S. Ashley (NLA), 24 February 1999.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (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.

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