Object Title

Left rowel spur

Left rowel spur

Date

1471-1499

Object Number

VI.434 A

Provenance

Acquired from Mr E. Horne, 5 April 1979, together with a rondel dagger (X.599)

Physical Description

Retains much of its original tinning. Fitted with six pointed rowel.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 290 mm, width: 110 mm, depth: 90 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Europe

Notes

This spur was found at a depth of four feet in the foreshore of the river Thames at Queenhithe, on 28th May 1977. With it was found a fragment of leather, possibly the remains of a strap and which still accompanies the spur.