Record Details

NHER Number:32942
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval metal objects and coins


Metal detecting in this area undertaken during the period 1996-2003 recovered a diverse range of medieval metal objects and coins. Finds of note included a boy bishop token, a beautiful medieval annular brooch, a coin weight, barrel-padlock bolt and bar-mount with pendant loop.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 84 10
Map Sheet:TF81SW

Full description

1996. Metal detecting finds.
Medieval: two strap ends, harness pendant, paper clip rivet, barrel-padlock bolt; stud; coin weight and Boy Bishop token.
See list in file and polaroid (S1) in file.
Identifications by J. Davies (NCM) 23 May 1996 and A. Rogerson (NLA) 1996.
W. Milligan (NCM) 6 February 1997.

1997. Metal detecting.
One medieval buckle/stap end. Identified by H. M. Geake (NCM) April 1998. See description in file.
One medieval coin (NCM Enquiry No: E0877).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 20 June 2000.

1998. Metal detecting. NCM Enquiry No: E06888.
H. M. Geake (NCM) identified:
(1) Beautiful little medieval Ae annular brooch, complete except of the tip of the pin. Circular frame, of circular section and highly polished with an Ae pin in a pin construction. The pin has a moulding running all the way round near the loop.
(2) Possibly a tiny medieval buckle frame or pendant loop which would have hung from a belt. Only 7mm wide internally, the bar is narrowed and the frame is a mis-shapen oval. Iron staining on bar.
K. Sussams (NCM) 20 April 1999.

Before November 1998. NCM Enquiry No: E06888.
Three medieval coins and one medieval jetton.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 20 June 2000.

Before 2 April 2003. Metal detecting.
Medieval coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 5 May 2003.

Before 4 May 2003. Metal detecting.
Medieval bar-mount with pendant loop.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 1 October 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANNULAR BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STUD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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