Find Spot record CLA 078 - Clare Railway Station; Clare Castle Inner Bailey

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Early C15 gold cross and chain found in 1865 during station construction.


Grid reference TL 77 45 (point)
Map sheet TL74NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Early C15 gold cross and chain found in 1865 during station construction (S1). "Gold crucifix and chain said to have belonged to Edward III. Four large pearls and so made that the figure of the Lord can be removed" (S3,S2).
Formerly recorded under CLA 007.

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL74NE13.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Various. Brown B, Vol XCVIII, 103.
  • <S3> Article in serial: 1936. Royal Treasure Trove. vol 16, 1936, 321-2, ill.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Barker, H.R.. 1907. West Suffolk Illustrated. Mears, Suffolk, 110.
  • <S5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1905. Annotated Record Map.
  • <S6> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. F1 AC 06-OCT-50.
  • <S7> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

Jan 5 2021 11:27AM

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