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 in 2011 and 2012 recovered Neolithic/Bronze Age flint scrapers; further medieval pottery sherds; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; a post-medieval token and undatable, Iron Age/Roman, medieval and post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include an undatable copper alloy ring; an Iron Age/Romano-British terret; medieval dress accessories, a brooch, seal matrix, thimble and a harness mount and a post-medieval crotal bell, toy musket and spur.

Images

  • 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

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.

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 (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • RING (Unknown date)
  • CORE (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)
  • 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 Post Medieval - 1000 AD to 1600 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Late Saxon to Post Medieval - 1000 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CANDLESTICK (Medieval to Post Medieval - 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 Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1125 AD to 1135 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1150 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1450 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1450 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1500 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1280 AD to 1281 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1330 AD to 1450 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1344 AD to 1351 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1351 AD to 1352 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1400 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1415 AD to 1497 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUTTON (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUTTON (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 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 (Post Medieval - 1557 AD to 1557 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1569 AD to 1569 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1570 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1581 AD to 1581 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1584 AD to 1587 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (Post Medieval - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1600 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1636 AD to 1643 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1670 AD to 1670 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Map: Finder's Map..
---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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