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HER Number:MDV3190
Name:Seal found at Lydford Castle

Summary

13th century seal found in the ruins of Lydford Castle. Seal lost impression, probably of silver and was much worn. Inscribed with 'Sigillum comune burgi de Lideforde'.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 509 848
Map Sheet:SX58SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLydford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SW/8/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Early Medieval - 1066 AD to 1399 AD (Between))

Full description

Radford, G. H., 1905, Lydford Town, 182 (Article in Serial). SDV336874.

13th century seal found in the ruins of Lydford Castle. Seal lost impression, probably of silver and was much worn. Inscribed with 'Sigillum comune burgi de Lideforde'.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336874Article in Serial: Radford, G. H.. 1905. Lydford Town. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 37. A5 Paperback. 182. [Mapped feature: #87327 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV14314Related to: Bailey, Lydford Castle (Monument)
MDV14312Related to: Lydford Castle (Monument)
MDV14315Related to: Saxon earthworks, Lydford (Monument)
MDV14316Related to: Saxon features at Lydford Castle (Monument)
MDV14313Related to: Stone keep, Lydford Castle (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV2661 - SEAL (XI to Unknown - 1066 AD)

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 29 2013 2:38PM