Record Details

NHER Number:15595
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Bronze Age ring and medieval pottery


A Late Bronze Age ring, made of copper alloy, was found by a metal detectorist in 1999. The function of the ring is unknown although it may have been used as a suspension ring. The ring was made in southeast England or northern France. A fragment of medieval pottery has also been found during fieldwalking.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 02 03
Map Sheet:TG00SW

Full description

November 1979. On surface of sugarbeet field.
Found in fieldwalking.
Small sherd of medieval pottery.
Annabell Lawson (NCM) November 1979.

Feb/March 1998. Metal detecting in central area of previous find.
A.E. West (NCM) identified a possible Late Bronze Age ring, made in southeast England or Northern France (900 to 800 BC) weighing 8.54g.
Not a finger ring. For suspension?
Neatly made with central groove running around outside of D shape section.
See (S1).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 4 July, 1999.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • RING (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<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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