Record Details

NHER Number:18120
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval harness mount


A medieval triangular horse harness mount found during metal detecting.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 45 15
Map Sheet:TG41NE

Full description

1982. Found with metal detecting.
Medieval copper alloy triangular harness mount, with armorial shield and a projecting bar at each corner, the top two terminating in circular loops for attchment, the bottom loop missing.
Shield shows bend sinister, rest illegible.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) April 1982.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Ashley, S. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 101.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Slide: Various. Slide.

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