retour The bailey castle of


End of the 10th century / Early 11th century

Two iron spurs discovered during excavations. The first fragment of a spur presents two branches broken at each end. The long flange ends in a lozenge shaped button with four heavily worn away faces. 
The second spur also has two branches one of which is broken and the other ending in an attachment with a rectangular hole. The flange, which is short and arranged in the same plan as the branches, ends in a pyramidal button with four curved facets. 

Dimensions of the objects
D 87 2 004 : L. 51 mm ; l. 18 mm
D 87 2 005 : L. 95 mm ; l. 92 mm

- Zadora-Rio E. - L'enceinte fortifiée du Plessis-Grimoult (Calvados), Contribution à l'étude historique et archéologique de l'habitat seigneurial au XIe s. - Archéologie Médiévale, III-IV, 1973/1974, p. 111-243

Musée de Normandie, Caen, Calvados
D 87 2 004, D 87 2 005,  Dépôt DRAC de Basse Normandie