Record Details

NHER Number:29985
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval seal matrix and other metal objects

Summary

Metal detecting here in 1993-94 retrieved a selection of multi period metal objects. The most glamourous of these was a medieval bronze seal matrix inscribed with 'I am a nuisance' in French! Other finds include a medieval conical bell and silver coin.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 70 41
Map Sheet:TF74SW
Parish:RINGSTEAD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

July 1993. Metal detecting.
General finds from field centred at [1].
Late medieval bronze ewer spout fragment.
Lovely 14th century bronze seal matrix and facetted handle, pierced loop (and collar). Profile head facing left. IE SV NVSE [French 'I am a nuisance'].
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 7 September 1993.

August 1994. Metal detecting.
Late medieval conical bronze bell, height 34mm, with deep groove near rim.
Medieval coin.
See lists in file.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA) and J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 20 September 1994.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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