Record Details

NHER Number:37577
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval and post-medieval metal finds

Summary

Metal-detecting in 2002 and subsequently before January 2012 recovered a late 13th or 14th century strap fitting, a post-medieval two part saddle pommel and a post-medieval copper alloy disc engraved with an arrow. Roman and post medieval finds have been discovered nearby (NHER 36064 and 36065) and medieval and/or post medieval cropmarks are recorded in the vicinity (NHER 26913 and 26915).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 71 43
Map Sheet:TF74SW
Parish:HOLME NEXT THE SEA, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Contains findspots NHER 36064 and 36065, and cropmark sites NHER 26913 and 26915 (part of).

October/November 2002. Metal detecting.
Medieval copper alloy folding strap clasp, sides of folding end recessed for plain frame, recessed plate folded widthways and pierced by single rivet, 30mm (unfolded) by 14mm. Late 13th/14th century.
Identified by S.J. Ashley (NLA).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 December 2002.

Before 30 January 2012. Metal-detecting.
A post-medieval saddle pommel and possible token.
See description in file.
E. Darch (HES), 19 April 2012.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SADDLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (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

26913Parent of: Medieval ridge and furrow and undated linear features (Monument)
36064Parent of: Post medieval strap fitting (Find Spot)
26915Parent of: Post medieval track or road (Monument)
36065Parent of: Roman finger ring (Find Spot)
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