Record Details

NHER Number:32986
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Post medieval metal plaque and medieval spur fragment


Metal detecting in 1997 uncovered an unusual lead plaque. It is post medieval in date with a Corinthian style decoration and may have come from a carriage. Later in 2004 a medieval spur was also recovered.


  • Medieval ampulla from NHER 32986  © Norfolk County Council


Grid Reference:TF 72 13
Map Sheet:TF71SW

Full description

August 1997. Metal detecting find.
Probably late post medieval lead plaque, incomplete. Cast with, on one side, decoration of a portico (part of). An arched door with a column on either side, perhaps Corinthian, with an arched window above and a circular window at top. Very unusual find, unsure what the plaque is from? A carriage?
Polaroid held by NCM.
Identified by H. Geake (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 3 October 1997.

September-October 2004. Metal detecting. Site extended to whole field, previously centred at [1].
Medieval spur fragment.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 8 November 2004.

May-June 2013. Metal-detecting. [1].
Medieval lead ampulla.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 September 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SPUR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • AMPULLA (14th Century to 16th Century - 1350 AD to 1530 AD)
  • PLAQUE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records - none

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