Monument record COV 005 - Post Medieval artefact scatter of metalwork, including a box, buckle, button, plaque and stud. (PMed)

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Scatter of PMed metal detected finds.


Grid reference Centred TM 530 820 (100m by 100m)
Map sheet TM58SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Bronze decorated object, possibly a skull and crossbones motif and plain reverse. Decorative mount for a box or leather strap ? late Med or P Med. Three bronze buttons, one pewter ? button, one bronze button with rose motif. One bronze stud, four projecting clasps on reverse, decorated with roundel, late Med or PMed (S1).
Elizabeth (1558-1603) threepence found and retained by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) from (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) (S2).
1994: Further metal detected finds from(see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s), include PMed buckle with plate. Details in (S3).
See also BA, IA, Rom, Sax & Med.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Covehithe Med and PMed, June 1975.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S2)(S3).
  • <S2> (No record type): NAU (Gregory A), 1984 (ill).
  • <S3> (No record type): Steadman P per SAU (Plouviez J), finds report, 1994.

Finds (6)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 30 2009 1:56PM

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