Record Details

NHER Number:23768
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval weight from garden of Willowmere, Sea Palling Road


A medieval lead shield-shaped weight depicting a Latin cross in relief was found.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3947 2621
Map Sheet:TG32NE

Full description

1987 or before. Originally given as 'found in general area of Fishpond Shubbery' (wood at 395 262).
Details of finding not known.
Lead shield-shaped weight; hole through point. One face with relief device of Latin cross, the corners expanded into round knobs. 70mm long, 50mm maximum width, 20mm thick, very heavy.
Information from [1] who was given it by occupant of bungalow in Fishpond Shrubbery who had it from someone else. E. Rose (NAU), 1 July 1987.

[1] states that this is in fact from the garden of 'Willowmere' Sea Palling Road. House not yet located.
E. Rose (NLA), 15 February 1991.

[1] now locates garden at grid reference given (6 November 1991).
E. Rose (NLA), 12 July 1991.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • WEIGHT (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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