Record Details

NHER Number:41147
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Post medieval metal find, Scarning Fen


A post medieval iron dragon figurine was found on the fen in 1981.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 98147 12127
Map Sheet:TF91SE

Full description

10 February 1981. Found when digging in Scarning Fen.
Post medieval iron dragon.
See [1].
E. Rose (NLA), 7 February 2005.

Further information provided by (S2) in file states that the object was found in a pond and suggests this may have been a doorstop or hearth front.
E. Rose (NLA), 28 February 2007.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FIGURINE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: Dereham and Fakenham Times. 1981. Mystery of Scarning's iron dragoon. 9 February.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records - none

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