Record Details

NHER Number:13561
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

A scatter of Neolithic flints and fragments of medieval pottery were found during fieldwalking in 1978. Metal-detecting between 2011 and 2016 recovered Neolithic/Bronze Age flint scrapers, a flake, knife and core; further medieval pottery sherds; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; medieval and post-medieval jettons; a post-medieval token and undatable, Iron Age to Roman and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include an undatable copper alloy ring; an Iron Age/Roman terret; Roman brooches; Late Saxon to post-medieval spindle whorls; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; medieval brooches, a seal matrix, thimble, casket key, mount, harness fitting and a harness mount; a medieval/post-medieval coin weight and copper alloy vessel fragments and post-medieval crotal bells, a harness mount, toy musket, lead palm guard, sword belt clasp and a spur.

Images

  • Medieval harness mount 1 from NHER 13561  © Norfolk County Council
  • Iron Age/Roman terret from NHER 13561  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval annular brooch from NHER 13561  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval harness mount from NHER 13561  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval seal matrix from NHER 13561  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval mount from NHER 13561  © Norfolk County Council
  • Post-medieval buckle from NHER 13561  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TM 07 98
Map Sheet:TM09NE
Parish:MORLEY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1978. On ploughed surface.
Flint scatter about 100m square, and outliers some distance around.
Also 3 unglazed medieval sherds, including 2 rims.

January-February 2008. Site extended.
1 Roman coin.
2 medieval pottery sherds (inc 1 Grimston) and 1 buckle.
1 medieval/post-medieval vessel leg and 1 candle stick fragment.
1 post-medieval pottery sherd (GRE), 3 buckle frames, 1 side of a spur and 1 lead cloth seal.
1 ?post-medieval lead weight.
Pottery identified by A. Rogerson (NLA) and coins identified by A. Marsden (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 March 2008.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 20 February 2014.

July-August 2009. Metal detecting.
Medieval metal objects and 1 post-medieval coin.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 September 2009.

August 2011. Metal-detecting.
Iron Age/Roman, medieval (S1) and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 21 September 2011.

October-November 2012. Metal-detecting. [2].
Neolithic/Bronze Age flint scrapers.
2 Roman coins.
1 medieval coin, 8 pottery sherds, a strap-end, buckle and a thimble.
1 post-medieval coin and 1 token.
Undatable copper alloy ring.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 January 2013.

July-September 2014. Metal-detecting. [3].
Neolithic/Bronze Age flint knife and core.
1 Roman coin and a brooch.
Late Saxon to post-medieval spindle whorls.
2 medieval coins, 1 jetton, buckles, a rotary casket key, strap-end
Medieval/post-medieval buttons, a coin weight, buckle and copper alloy vessel fragments.
2 post-medieval coins 2 jettons, a buckle, lead palm guard, mount and a sword belt clasp.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 November 2014.

September-October 2014. Metal-detecting. [4].
1 medieval coin and a mount.
Medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragment.
1 post-medieval coin and a buckle.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 December 2014.

November 2015-January 2016. Metal-detecting. [5].
Roman brooch.
Medieval buckle and strap-end.
1 post-medieval coin and a crotal bell.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 7 March 2016.

January-February 2016. Metal-detecting. [6].
1 medieval coin and a brooch.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 4 April 2016.

February-March 2016. Metal-detecting. [7].
Neolithic/Bronze Age flint flake.
Medieval buckle and harness fitting.
Medieval/post-medieval buckle.
Post-medieval harness mount.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 May 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • RING (Unknown date)
  • CORE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FLAKE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • KNIFE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Late Iron Age to Roman - 100 BC to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 75 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 125 AD to 138 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 286 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 319 AD to 320 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Late Saxon to 16th Century - 1000 AD to 1600 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Late Saxon to 16th Century - 1000 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CANDLESTICK (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (12th Century - 1125 AD to 1135 AD)
  • POT (12th Century to 14th Century - 1150 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BROOCH (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 15th Century - 1200 AD to 1450 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (12th Century to 15th Century - 1200 AD to 1450 AD)
  • MOUNT (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • POT (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • THIMBLE (12th Century to 15th Century - 1200 AD to 1500 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1280 AD to 1281 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • VESSEL (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • VESSEL (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • VESSEL (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • VESSEL (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • VESSEL (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1305 AD to 1306 AD)
  • BUCKLE (14th Century to 15th Century - 1330 AD to 1450 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1344 AD to 1351 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1351 AD to 1352 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1369 AD to 1377 AD)
  • BUCKLE (14th Century to 16th Century - 1400 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (15th Century - 1415 AD to 1497 AD)
  • BUCKLE (15th Century to 16th Century - 1450 AD to 1550 AD)
  • BUCKLE (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUTTON (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUTTON (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (15th Century to 17th Century - 1500 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1544 AD to 1551 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1650 AD)
  • CROTAL (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1557 AD to 1557 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1569 AD to 1569 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1570 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1581 AD to 1581 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1584 AD to 1587 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • MOUNT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • THIMBLE (16th Century to 19th Century - 1600 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1636 AD to 1643 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1670 AD to 1670 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Map: Finder's Map..
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2011. Drawing of a medieval copper alloy horse harness mount.. Film. 2:1.

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