|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Medieval metal finds|
Metal detecting in 1988 and 1995 recovered two medieval copper alloy buckles, both in the form of animal heads.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 39 17|
|Parish:||LUDHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
September 1988. Metal detecting.
Copper alloy buckle in form of animal head. Cast, with flat base and hasp at rear. Iron fills hollow at rear.
See drawing and description in file.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 18 October 1988.
D. Gurney (NAU), 24 October 1988.
September/October 1995. Metal detecting.
Lovely 12th century Romanesque animal head fastener/buckle (loop broken). Eye possibly once inlaid. Moulded features on head.
Compare with previous find from this site.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 11 November 1995.
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Illustration: White, S.. 1988. Drawing of a Medieval copper alloy zoomorphic buckle.. Film. 2:1. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
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