Record Details

NHER Number:37657
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval horse harness pendant

Summary

Metal detecting recovered a medieval shield-shaped copper alloy gilt horse harness pendant. The pendant depicts an enamel coat of arms, probably those of Warenne, Earls of Surrey.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 05 10
Map Sheet:TG01SE
Parish:MATTISHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

November-December 2002. Metal-detecting.
1 medieval copper alloy gilt harness pendant (shield-shaped, suspension-loop broken, enamel and much of surface of metal missing. Blazon: Checky Or and [?Azure]. Although the enamel is missing the arms represented here are most likely to be those of Warenne, Earls of Surrey (and therefore the missing enamel would have been blue)).
Identified by S.J. Ashley (NLA). see description in file and (S1).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 January 2003.
Amended by J.Page (HES), 18 March 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

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