b'Beck FindFound by Thomas RushworthI t seems as though the beck is the province of theuse on a counting board or as tokenssometimes children of the village when it comes to findingbeing used by abbeys or monasteries allowing the things of interest. The latest find is a jeton identicalholder a meal. Either of these scenarios fits in with the to that shown in the photograph above (but a littleArchbishops Palace, which was at the height of its more tarnished). Thomas Rushworth from the Fleeceuse during the early 14th century.uncovered what he thought was a gold coin, butAnother example of a jeton, from the late Owen research on the internet identified it as a bronzeRobinsons metal-detecting collection, is shown on jeton made in France round about 1330. Although itspage 19. It is not as old, from the late 16th to early design was based on the coins produced at the time17th century.of Charles IV or Philippe VI, jetons were produced for Old Show Field Excavation - 1993Part 2: Using photographs supplied by Stephen ElliotA summary of the report for the excavation on the Old Show Field in 1993 appeared in Bulletin 17. Since then Stephen Elliot has provided photographs of the skeleton found at that time.T he diagrams here are from the archaeological report produced as a result of the dig on the Old Show Field in 1993. They show the area in which the skeleton was discovered (top diagram), just inside the gate opposite the Rectory. They also show the orientation of the skeleton (bottom diagram) in relation to North (arrowed). These diagrams help to understand the details in the photographs shown opposite.Rather unhelpfully, the report concluded that theAge, through the Roman period up to the 6th or 7th burial could have taken place at any time from the Ironcentury. But it is worth noting that the practices of the 412 BULLETIN 20'