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Record ID: NMS-EEDA22
Object type: SPUR
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete post medieval copper alloy spur dating to the period c. AD 1600 - 1700. Only one arm survives, terminating in an old break at one end and an incomplete figure-eight terminal at the other. Read (1988) illustrates a spur with a similar drooped and expanded rowel box, but with a longer neck, on page 157, no.1056, which is dated from c.1660-1750. Margeson (1993) illustrates a similar spur on page 222, fig.170, no.1803, which dates from the second half of the 17th century.
Created on: Thursday 22nd February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-EECF9A
Object type: SPUR
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete post medieval copper alloy spur dating to the period c. AD 1600 - 1700. The rowel is missing, but the rowel box has traces of the iron pin in the attachment holes where the rowel would have fitted. The box has expanded and rounded terminals which curve upwards and narrow towards the short neck which is oval in section. Both arms are D-sectioned and terminate in old breaks. Read (1988) illustrates a spur with a similar drooped and expanded rowel box, but with a longer neck, on page 157, no.1056, which is dated from c.1660-1750. Margeson (1993) illustrates a similar spur on…
Created on: Thursday 22nd February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-EE4549
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post medieval copper alloy strap fitting dating to the period c. AD 1600 - 1700. Circular in shape with four pointed projections (an elaborate quatrefoil). The back exhibits two integrally cast pointed lugs. Traces of white metal coating survive front and back. Similar mounts are illustrated in Read, B, 2001, p. 34, nos. 278-279.
Created on: Thursday 22nd February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-ED4EB9
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post medieval copper alloy strap fitting dating to the period c. AD 1600 - 1700. Circular in shape with four pointed projections (an elaborate quatrefoil). The back exhibits two integrally cast pointed lugs. Traces of white metal coating survive front and back. Similar mounts are illustrated in Read, B, 2001, p. 34, nos. 278-279.
Created on: Thursday 22nd February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-ECFF65
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete medieval to post medieval leg from a cooking vessel such as a cauldron, posnet or skillet dating to the period c. AD1300 - 1700. The leg has a worn break at the top and bottom and is D-shaped in cross-section with a central mid-rib running down the front. Traces of sooting are visible. The vessels to which these were attached were usually of a tripod form and were widely used from circa AD 1200-1700 for serving and cooking. Butler and Green (2003) 15, state 'there is evidence that (cast copper alloy) metal cooking vessels became increasingly common during the 13th and 14th …
Created on: Thursday 22nd February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-ECC4F9
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete post medieval copper alloy double loop asymmetrical buckle dating to the period c. AD 1575 - 1700. One trapezoidal loop and one D-shaped loop separated by a narrowed central strap bar. The outer edge of the trapezoidal loop is slightly recessed with a central notch for the pin rest. The outer edge of the D-shaped loop exhibts a central oval expansion. Thee is a narrow groove on the outer edge of each loop. See: Whitehead, R, 2003, p. 91, no. 571.
Created on: Thursday 22nd February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-EC7AD4
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post medieval copper alloy button dating to the period c. AD 1600 - 1700. Discoidal head with an engraved clockwise hatched four-bladed impeller, a ring-and-dot between each blade and in the centre surrounded by a circumferential grooved border. On the reverse is an integrally cast, pierced shank. See: Read, B, 2005, p. 34, no. 119.
Created on: Thursday 22nd February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-EB2D35
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Fragment, probably from a medieval to post medieval buckle frame dating to the period c. AD 1400 - 1650. Only a partial section of the loop remains, the inner edge bevelled, the outer edge incised with a aseries of triangular notches, giving a scalloped effect.
Created on: Thursday 22nd February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-EB0DDC
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Late medieval to post medieval copper alloy button dating to the period c. AD 1450 - 1600. Bi-convex, solid head with an integrally cast, drilled shank. See: Read, B, 2005, p. 51 - 52.
Created on: Thursday 22nd February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-E9A646
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete post medieval lead two-disc cloth seal dating to the period c. AD 1500 - 1700. One disc is smooth, with no trace of any design visible. Projecting from one side is the stub of the xconnecting strip. The second disc is incomplete and exhibits traces of a relief knotwork design, possibly a merchant's mark.
Created on: Thursday 22nd February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-E97837
Object type: KEY (LOCKING)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Late medieval to post medieval copper alloy key dating to the period c. AD 1500 - 1600. A kidney-shaped bow with two internal projections and a moulded double collar at the junction with the shank, solid shank, propjecting pin and simple rectangular bit projecting at right angles to the shank. See: Read, B, 2017, p. 72, nos. 564 - 567.
Created on: Thursday 22nd February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-AF0337
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete post medieval copper alloy double loop asymmetrical buckle dating to the period c. AD 1575 - 1700. One trapezoidal loop and one D-shaped loop separated by a narrowed central strap bar. The outer edge of the trapezoidal loop is slightly recessed with a central notch for the pin rest. Traces of iron staining are visible on the outer edge of the trapezoidal loop and the strap bar. See: Whitehead, R, 2003, p. 90 - 91.
Created on: Monday 19th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 19th February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-6EA66E
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post medieval copper alloy double loop buckle dating to the period c. AD 1550 - 1700. Rectangular frame with rectangular cross-section. The narrowed central strap bar retains the pin. Traces of white metal coating are visible. See: Whitehead, R, 2003, p. 75, no. 464.
Created on: Friday 16th February 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-5BB177
Object type: BOOK FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Late medieval / early post medieval copper alloy book clasp dating to the period c. AD 1500 - 1650. A flat rectangular plate, now bent in three places, with a flared attachment terminal at one end. At the attachment end is a single rivet hole. The opposite end tapers, terminating in a downwards curving hook. The plate exhibits traces of foliate decoration interrupted at the midpoint and at the junction with the hook by four beaded transverse lines. Typical of book clasps of the early post-medieval period, as discussed by Margeson (1993: 74).
Created on: Thursday 15th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-40D83C
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post medieval copper alloy Nuremberg jetton of Hans Scultes III dating to the period c. AD 1608 - 1612. Rose/Orb type. See Mitchener, M, 1988, p. 411, no. 1403.
Created on: Wednesday 14th February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 14th February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-989CBB
Object type: BOOK FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Late medieval / early post medieval copper alloy book clasp dating to the period c. AD 1500 - 1650. A flat rectangular plate with a flared attachment terminal at one end, the edge engrailed. Engraved transverse grooves radiate from the edge of the plate inwards. At the attachment end are two rivet holes, one surrounded by two compass engraved circles and retaining the corroded remains of an iron rivet. The plate terminates in a rectangular transverse collar perforated by a second rivet hole. The terminal exhibits stamped geometric decoration, now heavily worn and a downward curving hoo…
Created on: Tuesday 6th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-F51383
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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Post medieval two-disc lead cloth seal dating to the period c. AD 1650 - 1750. Two circular discs pressed together. Dusc 1: Portcullis. Disc 2: blank. The connecting strip is missing.
Created on: Monday 29th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 29th January 2018
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Record ID: NMS-F4BC00
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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Copper alloy knife end cap or stop of 16th century date. Cylindrical with a rectangular slot housing the corroded remains of the knife tang whcih terminates in an old break just beyond the stop. On either side of the slot is an engraved rectangular fanel framing an engraved saltire cross. The top exhibits an engraved line star (asterisk). A number of similar knife caps dating to the 16th century are recorded on the PAS database including: KENT-054F5D, LVPL-079519, PUBLIC-503387, NMS-2E5E73Z and LIN-565693.
Created on: Monday 29th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 29th January 2018
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Record ID: NMS-85429A
Object type: SPUR
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete post medieval copper alloy spur dating to the period c. AD 1600 - 1700. The bar commences in an old break and is D-shaped in cross-section. It bends at an obtuse angle and terminates in a rounded terminal with three rivet holes for attachment to the boot. Bailey (2002) illustrates a similar spur terminal with an angled bar and three rivet holes on page 36, fig.17, which is dated from the 17th century.
Created on: Wednesday 24th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 24th January 2018
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Record ID: NMS-75A04E
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post medieval lead weight dating to c. AD 1558 - 1603. Discoidal in form. The upper face exhibits four stamped marks: The initials EL crowned, the arms of the City of Norwich (A castle keep over a lion facing left) the letter A, and a circle. It now weighs 27.3g (0.96oz averdupois).
Created on: Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd January 2018
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