Object Title

Gorget backplate (incomplete)

Gorget backplate (incomplete)

Date

1620

Object Number

III.1673

Provenance

Transferred to the Tower from Farleigh-Hungerford Castle in 1979. Formerly Loan 22 taken into Guardianship with castle. F.H.C. No.90 (B)

Physical Description

Remains of section of rear gorget plate which is pierced with two round-head rivets near edge at neck and with another round-head rivet over right shoulder. Painted black and severly pitted from oxidation.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( lb 4 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none visible.

Associations

Places England

Notes

October 1980. Recieved back from Ancient Monuments Laboratory. AM No.749489