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BELL

Unique ID: NMS-EDE747

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval gilt copper alloy pendent rumbler bell with an iron pea and a suspension hole at the top of an elongated shank which rises, widens and flattens from a hollow globular sheet body with four cut 'petals' folded together at the base. Gilding survives at the base of the shank. Similar to Ivens et al. 1995, fig. 152, no. 54. Height 24.5mm. Width 11.1mm. 12th - 14th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 24.5 mm
Width: 11.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 19th September 2015 - Monday 14th December 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 34888
Other reference: SB022016

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: East Walton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7416
Four figure Latitude: 52.7136812
Four figure longitude: 0.574453
1:25K map: TF7416
1:10K map: TF71NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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