Record Details

NHER Number:16124
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age enamelled linch-pin


Metal detecting in 1979 recovered an Iron Age linch-pin, with an iron shank and copper alloy terminals and polychrome enamel on the head.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 79 89
Map Sheet:TL78NE

Full description

1979. Exact provenance not revealed by finder. Found with metal detector.
Iron Age lynch-pin, iron shank, bronze terminals with polychrome enamel on head.
In Bury St Edmunds Museum
A. Gregory (NAU), 8 May 1979.
See (S1).
Grid reference supplied by A. Gregory (NAU), June 1980.
Drawing (S1) and photo (S2) in file.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LINCH PIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in Serial: Gregory, T. 1980. Two Iron Age Linch-Pins from Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. XXXVII Pt III pp 338-341. p 338.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.
<S2>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.

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