Record Details

NHER Number:30260
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval or post medieval hawk rings

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1992 and 1994 recovered a medieval coin as well as two medieval or post-medieval silver hawk rings. One hawk ring is inscribed 'of Clement Paston Esq' while the other is inscribed 'of Baeingham Hall in Norffolk'. The former refers to Clement Paston, c. 1515-1597, son of Sir William Paston.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 89 04
Map Sheet:TF80SE
Parish:ASHILL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

May 1992. Metal-detecting. [1].
Silver hawk ring inscribed 'of Clement Paston Esq', (S2).
Article (S1) suggests that the inscription refers to Clement Paston, c. 1515-1597, son of Sir William Paston.
Drawn and photographed NLA. See file and (S1).
Formerly recorded incorrectly as from NHER 29028.
Amended by A. Beckham (HES), 24 March 2021.

December 1993. Metal-detecting. [2].
Silver hawk ring inscribed 'of Baeingham Hall' and 'In Norffolk', (S3).
Drawn and photographed by NLA.
D.Gurney (NLA) 5 January 1994.

March 1994. Metal-detecting. [3].
Venetian soldino. See form in file.
D.Gurney (NLA) 3 June 1994.

September-December 2019. Metal-detecting. [4].
INDCR11122019AW - PAS details to follow.
Site extended to the whole field. Previous extent recorded at [5].
A. Beckham (HES), 24 May 2021.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VERVEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VERVEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Article in Serial: Margeson, S. 1994. Clement Paston's Hawk-Ring. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt I pp 101-102.
<S2>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 1993. Drawing of a medieval Silver hawk ring inscribed 'of Clement Paston Esq'.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 1993. Drawing of a medieval silver hawk ring inscribed 'of Baeingham Hall' and 'In Norffolk'.. Film. 2:1.

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