Record Details

NHER Number:24971
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval buckles and post medieval ring


Metal detecting in this area during 1986 recovered a 16th century gold ring and medieval buckles.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 71 25
Map Sheet:TF72NW

Full description

December 1986.
Gold ring set with turquoise. Second half 16th century.
Nearby, late 14th/early 15th century lyre shaped bronze buckle, originally mercury-silvered.
Other bronze buckles and thimble reported as scatter here.
Identified by British Museum (Department of Medieval and Later Antiquities).
Slides (S1) at KLM.
Parallel to buckle on display at KLM and (S2).
Treasure Trove Inquest 25 August 1988 - returned to finder.
R. Jones, December 1988.

Part of large scatter NHER 29913.

See (S3).

See press cutting (S4) in file for NHER 24972 about 1988 inquest.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 28 March 2002.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • THIMBLE (Undated)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Slide: Various. Slide.
<S2>Publication: 1940. London Museum Medieval Catalogue. pl.XXIX.18. Compared with p 270.
<S3>Article in Serial: Hook, D. et al. 1988. A Mercury Silvered Buckle from Hillington, Norfolk.. Antiquaries Journal. Vol LXVIII, p 301. p 301.
<S4>Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1988. Ring values big surprise to finders.

Related records

29913Parent of: Roman and medieval coin hoards and multi-period finds (Find Spot)
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