Record Details

NHER Number:15839
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Possible Bronze Age worked flints, Roman coins, a Late Saxon strap-end and medieval and post medieval objects have been found during metal detecting and fieldwalking. Iron Age, Roman, Early Saxon, Late Saxon and medieval pottery has also been recovered. Metal-detecting in 2011 recovered several Neolithic worked flints, Roman and post-medieval coins and a medieval horse harness pendant.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 44 18
Map Sheet:TG41NW
Parish:MARTHAM, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

February 1980. South edge of field, north of Church Lane. NAU fieldwork. Found on surface of ploughed field.
3 sherds of unglazed medieval pottery, including one rim.
Found in the most cursory of inspections; the site is worth revisiting.
A. Gregory (NAU) 3 March 1980.

October 2004. Metal detecting, site extended to whole field.
One Roman coin.
Medieval strap end.
Post medieval vessel.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 November 2004.

August - September 2006. Metal detecting.
Two possibly Bronze Age worked flints.
Two Roman coins.
Iron Age, Roman, Early Saxon and Late Saxon sherds.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 22 October 2006.

July - August 2007. Metal detecting.
Roman coin and medieval jetton.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 September 2007.

September 2007. Metal detecting.
2 Prehistoric flint flakes, Roman coin, Romano-British, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval sherds, Late Saxon strap end, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 31 October 2007.

September- October 2008. Metal Detecting. EXTENDED slightly.
medieval seal matrix.
See description in file
A. Rogerson (NLA) 21 November 2008.

August - September 2009.
Prehistoric worked flints, Romano-British and medieval sherds, 3 Romano-British and 1 post-medieval coin, post-medieval jetton, Romano-British, Middle Saxon, medieval and medieval/post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 October 2009.

August / September 2011. Metal-detecting.
Neolithic worked flints, three Roman and one post-medieval coin, and medieval harness pendant.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 30 September 2011.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • 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

  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • AWL (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • AWL (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 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)
  • COIN (Roman - 286 AD to 293 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 331 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP END (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1636 AD to 1643 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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