Record Details

NHER Number:18117
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:13th century belt chape


Metal detecting in 1981 recovered a 13th century bronze belt chape with a front plate depicting a lion and a human figure.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 21 04
Map Sheet:TG20SW

Full description

1981. Found with metal detector.
Bronze belt-chape with repousse front plate decorated with lion? rampant and standing human figure.
Probably 13th century.
See (S1).
Identified by J. Cherry (British Museum), 13 November 1981.
S. Margeson (NCM), 25 March 1982.

Part of large scatter NHER 32108.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • STRAP FITTING (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>Illustration: Unknown. 1981. Drawing of a medieval bronze belt-chape.. Paper. 1:1.

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32108Related to: Multi-period finds (Find Spot)

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