Record Details

NHER Number:14548
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval gold signet ring (Wymondham, poorly located)


It is recorded that in 1846 a medieval gold signet ring depicting a lion rampant was 'found at Wymondham'. The exact nature and location of this discovery are unclear.

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Full description

1846. 'Found at Wymondham'. Gold signet ring depicting lion rampant.
Weight 21 dwts 7 grs.
See (S1).
'A Roman thumb ring was found at Wymondham and together with various other rings found there was in the possession of Me Joseph Warren of Ixworth' [2] quoted by NAR records.
Is this a mis-identification of the same object?
Compiled by E. Rose (NLA), 6 March 1991.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1905. Hundred of Forehoe. The Churches of Norfolk. Vol XVII. pp 220.
<S2>Serial: 1853. J.Brit.Archaeol.Soc.. Vol8. Vol.8, p.159. p 159.

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