Monument record BUR 016 - Findspot of a Medieval zinc/brass alloy seal ring.

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Summary

"Seal ring of zinc/brass alloy, hoed up in a field near Burgate Church (a few years ago)".

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 081 756 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM07NE
Civil Parish BURGATE, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

"Seal ring of zinc/brass alloy, hoed up in a field near Burgate Church (a few years ago)". "Seal consists of a mythical crowned bird with initials W (or M) and T (or L). The ring is split open at the shank". Dated to C15 by BM. Purchased from H B Baker, Great Green, Burgate (S1).
Cited map reference, TM 082 756 approximately, is partially in churchyard. TM 081 756 used as central to adjoining field.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1974-151, 1974.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 24 2013 11:43AM

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