Record Details

NHER Number:12504
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval finds

Summary

Two pieces of a Late Saxon storage jar, medieval pottery fragments, a lead token and iron buckle and a post-medieval thimble, lead plaque, spur fragment and coins were found on the surface of a field in 1977.

Images

  • Post-medieval assemblage from NHER 12504  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval coins from NHER 12504  © Norfolk County Council
  • Post-medieval plaque from NHER 12504  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6588 0144
Map Sheet:TF60SE
Parish:WEST DEREHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1977. On field surface.
Boy bishop lead token, mitre obverse, and ?medieval iron buckle.
Quantities of pottery, not seen.
Also post medieval bronze spur-rowel, thimble, and lead plaque 9.5cm square with incised motifs in small rectangle.
2 body sherds Thetford Ware storage jar.

28 sherds of medieval pottery were recorded by HES, presumably those not seen originally as detailed above.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 12 March 2013.

February 2013.
Digital photographs of the finds recovered in 1977 and a report on the lead plaque, provided by the finder, were added to the file.
An object described as a ‘salt cellar’ was found ‘in a nearby pond’ and the other artefacts were from 12504 or nearby. These artefacts are currently in the care of the West Dereham Heritage Group.
E. Darch (HES), 14 February 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1150 AD to 1500 AD)
  • PLAQUE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.

Related records

1039Parent of: Cranich Deserted Medieval Village and multi-period finds (Monument)

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