Record Details

NHER Number:15897
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval ring

Summary

A 15th century copper alloy ring perhaps depicting a dove and an olive branch was found on an allotment. The site has now been built over.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1901 1598
Map Sheet:TG11NE
Parish:HORSFORD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

September 1979. On surface of allotment.
Bronze ring; octagonal bezel with incuse bird (dove holding olive branch?). 15th century.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
Impression in NCM.
See (S1).
S. Margeson (NCM) February 1980.

Site now built over.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1980. Allotment dig turns up surprise. 3 March.

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