NMS-4DE062: Medieval mount

Rights Holder: Norfolk County Council
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Unique ID: NMS-4DE062

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Incomplete, probably medieval, copper alloy flat mount with a pair of integral square-sectioned attachment shanks on the reverse, probably rectangular, one narrow edge missing. There are two square notches in each of the three surviving sides. A thin deposit of pale grey material on the front face may be tinning or solder. No parallel noted. Extant length 15mm. Width 8mm. Thickness 4.5mm (including shank, length 3.5mm). Perhaps 12th - 14th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15 mm
Width: 8 mm
Thickness: 4.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 31st October 2011 - Monday 31st October 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 18590
Other reference: PB042014

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Stow Bedon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9594
Four figure Latitude: 52.50900416
Four figure longitude: 0.87196999
1:25K map: TL9594
1:10K map: TL99SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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