Record Details

NHER Number:15388
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Roman coins, brooches and pottery, Early Saxon brooches and pottery, a Middle Saxon disc brooch, a Late Saxon mount, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery and medieval and post medieval coins and metal finds found during metal detecting and fieldwalking.

Images

  • An Early Saxon nummular brooch from Martham. The brooch imitates a Roman coin.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service. NWHCM 1983.44:A

Location

Grid Reference:TG 45 18
Map Sheet:TG41NE
Parish:MARTHAM, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

1979. Found with metal detecting.
Roman coins, Early Saxon brooch (S2) and pottery (S3), medieval sherds.

1980.
Early Saxon brooches found with metal detecting, (S4 and S5).

1981.
Field walking revealed Roman coins and sherds, also Early Saxon sherds.

1982. Found with metal detecting.
Middle Saxon brooch, Roman coins.

1983. Found with metal detecting.
Medieval strap end, Roman brooch.

1987 to 1988. Found with metal detecting.
Early Saxon shield and brooch, Late Saxon and medieval sherds, Early Saxon and Middle Saxon sherds.

1989. Found with metal detecting.
Post medieval metalwork, Roman and medieval sherds, flints.
Early Saxon cruciform brooch (S6)
D. Gurney (NLA) 13 July 1990.

1991.
Roman coins, sherds
See list in file
Coin sheets, site plans, notes in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 1991.

Pre 1986. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon stirrup-strap mount published (not illustrated) by S.M. Margeson (NCM) in (S1).
Can be seen on photocopy of two photographs subscribed by S.M. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 November 2002.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to 19th Century - 1000000 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SHIELD (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Map: Finder's Map..
---Publication: Williams, D. 1997. Late Saxon stirrup-strap mounts. No 391; p 84.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Thesis: Rhodes, J.A.. 2005. Linguistic and Late Saxon Metalwork Evidence from Norfolk, Scandinavian Ethnicity or Viking Influence?.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
---Photograph: CKG 7-10, EGC 32-6.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Article in Serial: Margeson, S. 1986. A Group of Late Saxon Mounts from Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXIX Pt III pp 323-327. p 324.
<S2>Illustration: Unknown. 1979. Drawing of an Early Saxon cruciform brooch.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Unknown. 1979. Drawing of an Early Saxon pottery fragment.. Film. Unknown.
<S4>Illustration: Unknown. 1980. Drawing of an Early Saxon bronze small-long brooch head plate.. Film. 2:1.
<S5>Illustration: Unknown. 1980. Drawing of an Early Saxon bow fragment of a cruciform brooch.. Film. Unknown.
<S6>Illustration: White, S.. 1991. Drawing of an Early Saxon cruciform long brooch.. Card. 2:1.

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