Record Details

NHER Number:33330
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval metal finds


Metal detecting in 1997 recovered a decorated medieval padlock and a decorated medieval belt mount.

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Grid Reference:TG 03 35
Map Sheet:TG03NW

Full description

1997. Metal detecting finds by [1]. South end of field. Part of large scatter 34251.
Box padlock of Winchester type C. Perforated L shaped arm, end missing, and case with a central swelling decorated on underside with fleur de lis in a border all made up of lines of punch marks. Bolt missing. Corrosion from iron springs inside. Medieval.
Medieval belt mount. Slightly domed, with quatrefoil design in relief. Angles in between the foils are filled with bright orange enamel. No rivet now visible, but probably had a soldered-on central single rivet. 13th/14th century. Seen by BM [2].
Identified by H.Geake (NCM).
A.Rogerson (NLA) 11 December 1997.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

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