Record Details

NHER Number:18346
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval/post medieval thimble

Summary

Metal detecing at this location in 1981 retrieved a late medieval or early post medieval thimble. It was silver and featured an inscription, possibly written in French.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 47 19
Map Sheet:TG41NE
Parish:SOMERTON, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

1981. Metal detecting.
Silver thimble with French? inscription. Late medieval/16th century?
Seen very briefly by E. Rose (NCM), 28 October 1982. See [1].
E. Rose (NAU), 24 August 1982.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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

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