Record Details

NHER Number:25536
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds including a medieval papal bull

Summary

Metal detecting and field observation have recovered two medieval coins, a 14th century buckle, a medieval decorated hinge plate, a 13th century lead pointed oval seal matrix and pieces of medieval pot. A papal bull (seal used by the pope to secure documents) belonging to Pope Urban VI made between 1378 and 1389 was also found.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 03 09
Map Sheet:TG00NW
Parish:MATTISHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1989. Found with metal detector and other surface finds.
Penny of Henry VI, annulet issue, Calais mint 1422 to 1427.
Penny Henry VI 1422 to 1461.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
14th century bronze 'Jew's Harp' buckle.
Medieval decorated hinge plate with three-pronged outer edge; gilt bronze.
13th century lead pointed oval seal matrix with squashed loop on top of reverse; cast elaborate fleur-de-lys on reverse. Obverse: central fleur-de-lys, S'(IOHANNIS?) DE.BVSCO.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
Base? With applied strip, glazed Grimston.
Large sherd of rim of early medieval or medieval unglazed bowl.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU).
See (S1).
A. Rogerson (NAU), 19 October 1989.

January/February 1995.
Medieval papal bull Urban VI 1378 to 1389.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 June 1995.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BULL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..

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