Record Details

NHER Number:16549
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval and post medieval metal finds

Summary

A medieval buckle and a probable 18th century tobacco stopper were found here by metal detecting.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 71 23
Map Sheet:TF72SW
Parish:CONGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1975? Field northwest of Manor Farm. Metal detecting.
Copper alloy buckle, D-shaped loop with tongue looped over bar; width 58mm..
I.D. S. Margeson (NCM) 29 July 1980.
W. Milligan (NCM) 29 July 1980.
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February 1981.
Just to southeast of this site was found an 18th century? tobacco-stopper in form of closed-ended tube, used as tamper and cast for pocket corkscrew, with plain signet ring attached as handle.
S. Margeson (NCM) 21 July 1981 (to NAU March 1983).

This site falls within metal detecting scatter NHER 25765.
E. Rose (NAU), 31 May 1990.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

Related records

25765Part of: Late Iron Age activity, Early Saxon cemetery and Roman to early medieval settlement, plus multi-period finds (Monument)
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