Record Details

NHER Number:32143
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Possible Iron Age linch pin and medieval/post medieval buckle

Summary

Metal detecting in this area during 1996 recovered part of a possible Iron Age linch pin and a fragment of a 15th or 16th century buckle frame.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 73 25
Map Sheet:TF72NW
Parish:HILLINGTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

3 October 1996. Metal detecting.
Remains of rather bent double-looped buckle frame. 15th/16th century.
Bronze knob with iron shank. Knob is of sugar-loaf shape; shank, rectangular in section, protruding from base and apex of knob; raised ridge around outer edge of base. ?From Iron Age linch pin.
Polaroid (S1) taken by NCM.
Identified by H. Geake (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 29 November 1996.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LINCH PIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • LINCH PIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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