Record Details

NHER Number:33932
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval seal matrix


Metal detecting in 1998 recovered an inscribed medieval seal matrix.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 96 81
Map Sheet:TL98SE

Full description

1998.Metal detecting.
Medieval flat elongated lead seal matrix with suspension loop at top. Design in centre is an eight-petalled flower. Legend around reads: S'ISABELF'GEIDVN (Seal of Isabell daughter of Geidun).
(S1), (S2).
Identified by K. Sussams (NCM), September 1998.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
<S2>Article in Serial: Geake, H., Rogerson, A. and Ashley, S. 1999. Medieval Seal Matrices from Norfolk, 1996-1998. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIII Pt II pp 353-358. no 26, p 355.

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