NMS-1718A5: Post-medieval cloth seal

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Unique ID: NMS-1718A5

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

Medieval - post-medieval seal or unidentified object. Possibly a cloth seal. Lead disc with the arms of Norwich (castle above a lion) within a cabled border in low relief, with a recess around the edge separating the upper disc from a lower disc or flange from which two loops or tabs project. At least two further broken shank-like projections emanate from the edge of the upper disc. If a cloth seal then the usual arrangement of rivets and tabs connecting discs has not been used. Diameter 15mm. Circa 16th - 18th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 24th June 2015 - Wednesday 26th August 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mrs Erica Darch

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 40121
Other reference: DDMD082015

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Watton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF9100
Four figure Latitude: 52.56429307
Four figure longitude: 0.81655425
1:25K map: TF9100
1:10K map: TF90SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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