|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Post medieval coin hoard|
A hoard of twelve half crowns of George III, George IV, and Victoria were found in trimming a bank on the field called Parson's Piece in 1959.
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|Parish:||FREETHORPE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK|
1959. Found in trimming a bank on the field called Parson's Piece in Freethorpe 'beside the Limpenhoe Road'.
Hoard of twelve half crowns of George III, IV, and Victoria.
21 December 1959. Inquest.
Decided not treasure trove.
See (S1) in file.
22 September 1976.
Enquiries in village determined that Parsons's Piece is one or both of the fields at the end of a small loke off the Limpenhoe road at above grid reference.
E. Rose (NAU).
- FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- COIN HOARD (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. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Post-Medieval. Freethorpe. |
|<S1>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1959. Half-Crowns 'Not Treasure Trove'. 22 December. |
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