Record Details

NHER Number:33288
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Possible Late Saxon object

Summary

Metal detecting recovered a lead filled copper alloy 'foot'. This has three projecting lobes that look similar to Late Saxon animal-headed finials.

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Location

Grid Reference:TL 69 93
Map Sheet:TL69SE
Parish:METHWOLD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

24 May 1993. Metal detecting find.
Lead filled bronze `foot' with triangular base and three projecting lobes related to those Late Saxon animal headed finials or feet?
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 1993.
W. Milligan (NCM) 15 August 1995.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BOX (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • VESSEL (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

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