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An Inscription on a plate of Copper Gilt found at Stockbridge in Hampshire

An Inscription on a plate of Copper Gilt found at Stockbridge in Hampshire

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1778

Shelfmark: Ktop XIV

Item number: 51

Genre: Drawing

Sir Thomas Gatehouse quoted this inscription in his Survey of Hampshire (1778), suggesting that it dated from 1229 and 1245. This was disputed by local historian Norman Hill in 1938, who suggests that it is of late 15th-century provenance.

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