Record Details

NHER Number:20177
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:13th century spoon bowl


A 13th century spoon bowl was found here by metal detecting. It has previously been mistaken for a Late Saxon pin head.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 71 23
Map Sheet:TF72SW

Full description

August 1983. East of scheduled villa site. Metal detecting
Pinhead ?Late Saxon; oval with linear cruciform design with lines in low relief on one side. Lead or metal with high lead content. Length 5cm, 2.8cm.
E. M. James (KLM), 8 February 1984.

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

Late Saxon pin found in 1983 reidentified as medieval spoon bowl, probably 13th century.
See (S1) and (S2).
S. Ashley (NLA), 6 May 2004.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • PIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • SPOON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide. KLM.
<S1>Monograph: Biddle, M.. 1990. Object and Economy in Medieval Winchester.. Fig 248; No 262.
<S2>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

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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