Record Details

NHER Number:16305
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

A Roman puddingstone quern was ploughed up in 1980. Metal-detecting between 2005 and 2015 recovered prehistoric flint flakes and a Neolithic scraper; medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; a medieval jetton and Iron Age, Roman and Late Saxon to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include an Iron Age terret; Roman brooch; a unusual Late Saxon stirrup terminal; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval seal matrix; medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragments and a post-medieval crotal bell, ferrule, finger ring and harness mount.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 45 19
Map Sheet:TG41NE
Parish:MARTHAM, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

1980. Ploughed out and retrieved by tractor driver. [1].
Roman puddingstone quern.
S. Margeson (NCM), 30 June 1980.

August 2005. Metal-detecting.
Prehistoric flint flake, Iron Age terret (S1) and post-medieval metal objects.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 October 2005.

March 2006. Metal-detecting.
Five prehistoric flint flakes.
Medieval and post-medieval sherds.
Medieval/post-medieval vessel leg.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 April 2006.

May-June 2008. Metal-detecting.
Neolithic and prehistoric worked flint; Romano British and medieval sherds; one Roman, two medieval and three post-medieval sherds; medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in files.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 25 July 2008.

July-August 2008. Metal-detecting.
One medieval coin; Late Saxon/medieval (S2), medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
The medieval silver seal matrix found was declared Treasure on 1 October 2010 and acquired by Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service in July 2010.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 23 September 2008. Amended by E. Darch (NLA), 28 July 2010.

July-September 2015. Metal-detecting. Site extended to the whole field. [2].
1 Roman coin and a brooch.
1 medieval jetton.
Medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragment.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 7 October 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 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

  • FLAKE (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • QUERN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 55 AD to 80 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 154 AD to 155 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1205 AD to 1207 AD)
  • VESSEL (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • JETTON (14th Century - 1346 AD to 1384 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FERRULE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2005. Drawing of an Iron Age triple lipped terret.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2008. Drawing of a Late Saxon/medieval unusual stirrup terminal.. Film. 2:1.

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