Record Details

NHER Number:14775
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting and chance discovery between 1979 and 2013 recovered prehistoric flint flakes; Iron Age and medieval pottery sherds; medieval to post-medieval brick and roof tile fragments; a Roman coin; a medieval jetton and Roman to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Roman furniture fitting; a Late Saxon stirrup mount; a medieval harness mount, pot mend and part of a scabbard; a medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragment and a book fitting and a post-medieval lead weight.

Images

  • Medieval seal matrix  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval harness pendant  © Norfolk County Council
  • Roman furniture fitting  © Norfolk County Council
  • Late Saxon  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TG 42 05
Map Sheet:TG40NW
Parish:HALVERGATE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

ALL CROPMARKS PREVIOUSLY RECORDED AT THIS SITE ARE NOW RECORDED SEPARATELY. See May 2007 below.

April 1979.
Flint flake.
Found at grid reference, Context 1.
A. Rogerson (NAU).

7 August 1980.
Cropmarks.
Roughly rectangular enclosure with linear mark running northeast.
S. L. Norton (NAU), 16 June 1982.

July 1989.
Photography shows these marks are part of a field system extending over much of present field.
D. Edwards (NAU).

8 July 1996. NLA air photography.
Cropmarks previously recorded visible.
H. Clare (NLA), 26 September 2001.

May 2007. Norfolk NMP
All cropmarks previously recorded at this site are now recorded separately as NHER 49400 and 49402 (field systems and enclosures).
J. Albone (NMP), 10 May 2007.

24 August 2009. Metal detecting.
Medieval harness mount and jetton, post-medieval weight.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 October 2009.

August-September 2009. Metal detecting.
Prehistoric flint notched piece, 1 Iron Age and 5 medieval sherds, medieval scabbard chape and medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragments, medieval pot mend, medieval roof tile and medieval/post-medieval brick fragments.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 October 2009.

December 2012. Metal-detecting. Site extended to south.
Post-medieval copper alloy book clasp.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 January 2013.

March-April 2013. Metal-detecting. [1].
1 Roman coin and furniture fitting.
Late Saxon stirrup mount.
Information from PAS import.
P. Watkins (HES), 1 May 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • QUERN (Unknown date)
  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 180 AD to 192 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon to Medieval - 1000 AD to 1100 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1300 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1500 AD to 1700 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

Related records - none

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