Record Details

NHER Number:21716
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval pilgrim's flask


Metal detecting recovered a badly damaged lead pilgrim's flask from Walsingham. The flask would have been used to contain holy water or oils.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 34 16
Map Sheet:TG31NW

Full description

August 1985. Found in ploughsoil with metal-detector.
Badly damaged fragment of Walsingham pilgrim bottle.
A. Gregory (NAU), 4 September 1985.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • AMPULLA (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.

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