Record Details

NHER Number:28239
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal and pottery finds


Metal detecting in 1990 recovered a medieval copper alloy figure of Christ. Also found were Saxon pottery fragments.

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Grid Reference:TL 78 95
Map Sheet:TL79NE

Full description

24 April 1990.Metal detecting at 23 cms depth.
Bronze headless figure of Christ crucified with two rivet holes. 13th century, originally enamelled, keying in the waistband. Limoges. Completely (except for an arm) covered in crumbling iron pan. Polaroid NCM. On surface around findspot, Late Saxon Thetford ware rim sherd.
Identified by (metalwork) J. Cherry BM(MLA) and S. Margeson (NCM); pottery identified by W.Milligan (NCM).
W. Milligan (NCM) May 1990.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CRUCIFIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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