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Record ID: NMS-81C480
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead cloth seal, circular, disc one only, diameter 28.5mm. Late 17th century. (W)OR / (S)TED / (R)EFOR / (MED)
Created on: Wednesday 28th April 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 20th October 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Postwick', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-816A96
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy buckle with oval frame, integral plate and strip pin. The front of the plate is gilt and there are traces of gilding on the pin. The rear of the frame is white-metal coated. On the reverse of the plate there are the stubs of two integral and two separate rivets. The rectangular pin hole lies between two transverse grooves and is flanked by multiple oblique grooves. A central rectangular motif and a pentagonal aperture lie between a pair of confronting bird heads that meet at the inside edge. Marzinzik (2003) Type II.24c. See ibid. 54, pl. 149.4, Speake 1980 pl. 2b, and al…
Created on: Wednesday 28th April 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 19th November 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stow Bedon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-814E93
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete cruciform gilt horse harness pendant, upper arm missing. The three extant arms are very slender with slightly expanded terminals. The arms meet at a quatrefoil, each foil engraved with a pair of concentric sub-circles, and there is a hole for a missing riveted stud at the centre. Width 60.5mm. Maximum thickness 3.5mm. 12th century.
Created on: Wednesday 28th April 2010
Last updated: Thursday 21st October 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Heacham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-813353
Object type: GOUGE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Distal end of socketed gouge, ancient break with some recent damage on the fracture Length 47.5mm. Cf. examples from the Heathery Burn hoard (Inventaria Archaeologica (1968) GB.55 10(7) 85-7). Final period of the Late Bronze Age, c.800 - c.700 BC
Created on: Wednesday 28th April 2010
Last updated: Thursday 21st October 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Heacham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-811895
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Circular enamelled copper alloy harness mount, flat with four peripheral lobes (one largely missing), a central round perforation that probably once held a separate stud, and two integral T-shaped attachment lugs on the reverse. On a blue enamel ground five reversed roundels are filled with red enamel. Diameter 19.5mm (25mm across the lugs). Gap between reverse and cross-bar of lug 4mm. 2nd century.
Created on: Wednesday 28th April 2010
Last updated: Thursday 21st October 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Heacham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-80F154
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete tongue-shaped openwork copper alloy strap-end of Thomas 2004 Class E, but of uncertain type. Split attachment end with two rivet holes, one side of the split missing. Asymmetrical arrangement of apertures, shallow counter-relief mouldings on both faces, punched annulets on one face only. Length >32.5mm. Width 23mm. 10th - 11th century
Created on: Wednesday 28th April 2010
Last updated: Thursday 21st October 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Heacham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-7FFC95
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy D-shaped buckle frame with single lobe at both ends of narrowed bar, at junctions of sides and outside edge, tri-lobed knop in centre of outside edge, and nine stamped ring-and-dots. Cf. an example from Norwich (HER 156, Margeson 1993, no. 128). Many other frames quite close in form have been recorded. Near parallels have been found in Norfolk at Horsham St Faith (HER 50700) and Southrepps (HER 51114). 26.5 x 29.5mm. 11th century.
Created on: Wednesday 28th April 2010
Last updated: Thursday 30th April 2015
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NMS-80B6A5
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Strap-end of Thomas 2003 Class B Type 1. Straight attachment edge, one rivet, eleven transverse grooves and a short length of longitudinal groove, animal head with deeply grooved saltire on top, blind-drilled eyes and mouth depicted by groove on sides and around outside edge. The split end is of rectangular cross-section and the main part of ovoid section. Length 43.5mm. Width 8.5mm. Late 8th - 9th century.
Created on: Wednesday 28th April 2010
Last updated: Friday 21st February 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Outwell', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-808D53
Object type: STEELYARD WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of copper alloy casing of globular steelyard weight, once lead filled, all edges broken. A raised shield shows a lion rampant in counter-relief within an engraved frame. The diameter of the complete object cannot be calculated, but it was more than 44mm. Thickness 2 - 4mm. Cf. London Museum Medieval Catalogue 171-4, pl. XXXVIII. 13th century.
Created on: Wednesday 28th April 2010
Last updated: Monday 18th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Emneth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-807220
Object type: BUCKLE FRAME
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Oval copper alloy buckle frame with offset, narrowed bar, outside edge with slight knops flanking a moulding, decorated with three longitudinal engraved grooves on the front face, which is imitative of a sheet roller. Incomplete sub-square sectioned wire pin (recent break). 16.5 x 14mm. 13th - 14th century.
Created on: Wednesday 28th April 2010
Last updated: Thursday 21st October 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ringstead', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-7FDED4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy disc brooch, concave-sided figure with each of the four corners extended to form interlaced, double contoured knots, circular sunken field in centre, Borre style. On reverse stubs of single pin lug with traces of iron pin and catchplate, both set transversely. Cf. West, 1998, fig. 134.8. Diameter 28.5mm. 10th century.
Created on: Wednesday 28th April 2010
Last updated: Thursday 21st October 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Marham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-7FB6C3
Object type: BRIDLE FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fragment of copper-alloy bridle cheekpiece decorated with Ringerike-style engraved animal. Broken at both ends. Parts of the two perforation are extant. Surviving length 39mm. Thickness 4mm. 11th century.
Created on: Wednesday 28th April 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd August 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Marham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-7F9C15
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy D-shaped buckle frame with narrowed bar. Decorated with seven blind drilled holes and single external projections at junctions of sides and outside edge and three in the centre of the outside edge. 23 x 29.5mm. A well-known type, cf. examples from Colkirk (Norwich HER 30867), Corpusty (Norwich HER 33872) and Norwich (Norwich Households no. 128). 11th century.
Created on: Wednesday 28th April 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 19th November 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Marham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-7F4DA3
Object type: CHISEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete Late Bronze Age copper alloy tanged chisel. The rectangular-sectioned tang is apparently complete. There is a rather lop-sided stop ridge before the rectangular-section blade. This is straight-sided but tapers on one face towards the break. Length >54.5mm. Maximum width 8mm. c.1000 - c.700 BC
Created on: Wednesday 28th April 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 18th March 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Marham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-702E42
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
T-shape brooch, part of integral chain-loop, and lower bow missing. Wings decorated with single flute or broad moulded groove. One wing is a cast tube into which the axis bar has been inserted, while the other has been curled around the axis bar with a butt joint or seam. The end of the two-coil spring, visible in a gap at the rear, is lodged in a slot at the base of the gap. The pin is complete but distorted. On the front of the top of the bow a moulded triangle, apex downwards, is decorated with transverse slightly curved grooves. Later 1st - 2nd century.
Created on: Tuesday 27th April 2010
Last updated: Thursday 21st October 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Barton Bendish', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-6FC436
Object type: LETTER
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
White-metal coated letter S, one end missing (recent damage), the extant end seriffed. One integral attachment rivet on reverse. A white-metal coated letter L found in an 18th / 19th-century context in Colchester was considered to be "possibly post-Roman". Height >48.5mm. Width >28mm. Thickness 2.5mm. Length and diameter of rivet 4.5 and 3mm. 1st - 4th century.
Created on: Tuesday 27th April 2010
Last updated: Thursday 21st October 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Barton Bendish', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-6F31F7
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy possible furniture fitting: object in the form of an elaborately abstracted acorn with hole in base filled with a round-sectioned rod secured by silvery solder. Most of the rod is missing. Perhaps the terminal of a drop handle, cf. a cast in one example from Verulamium (Waugh and Goodburn in Frere 1972, fig. 38 no. 113). 1st - 4th century.
Created on: Tuesday 27th April 2010
Last updated: Monday 10th September 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'West Acre', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-6F16E1
Object type: SWORD CHAPE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete copper alloy sword scabbard chape, the lower part of the front face in delicate condition with parts of the surface covered by adherent soil. Decoration consists of a median rib and an offset running parallel to the circular base and edge. Closely paralleled by finds from the German limes (Oldenstein 1976 Taf. 19 and 20). See also an apparently smaller example without stated provenance, which is decorated, as the German chapes, in its upper part with two pelta-shaped openings (Appels and Laycock 2007, 49 figs. AA5.31-2) for a spatha, a long, two-edged cavalry sword without …
Created on: Tuesday 27th April 2010
Last updated: Friday 22nd October 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Narford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-6EF8E5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy Headstud brooch, hinged pin, rear part of head, riveted headstud and small parts of the catchplate missing. Top of crest or rib above head decorated with engraved ladder pattern. On both wings three lozengiform cells of blue enamel between two sets of four triangular cells of red enamel. The D-sectioned bow is similarly decorated with fourteen lozenges and two rows of fifteen triangles. The foot consists of transverse mouldings with a row of fine vertical engraved lines. Enamel inlay on the underside of the foot is missing. Wingspan 17.5mm. Length 38mm. c.60 - c.200 AD.
Created on: Tuesday 27th April 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th January 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Congham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-6DE1C5
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast buckle pin with trapezoidal tongue shield. The curved pin is decorated with sets of transverse grooves, three, three and five, and the inside edge of the tongue shield with tiny longitudinal grooves. On the reverse an iron-stained blind hole would have held a loop for attachment to the bar of the frame. There is a casting defect, a blow hole, on one side of the shield. Length 34mm. Width of shield 12.5mm, of pin 4mm. Cf. Marzinzik 2003 plate 16.2. Late 6th century.
Created on: Tuesday 27th April 2010
Last updated: Monday 22nd June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Congham', grid reference and parish protected.


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