Record Details

NHER Number:17388
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Stray finds made between 1981 and 1988 and metal-detecting between 1997 and 2014 recovered prehistoric flint implements; late prehistoric, Iron Age, Roman and Late Saxon to post-medieval pottery sherds; a fragment of undated lava quern stone; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; a post-medieval jetton and undated, Roman and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include undated casting waste; a Roman brooch and fragments of bracelet; an Early Saxon girdle hanger; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval thimble, horse harness pendant, box padlock, pot mend and an enamelled copper alloy plate; a medieval/post-medieval coin weight, copper alloy vessel fragments and lead spindle whorls or weights and post-medieval crotal bells, a thimble and lead cloth seal belonging to a dyer.

Images

  • Early Saxon girdle hanger from NHER 17388  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval harness mount from NHER 17388  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval padlock from NHER 17388  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval harness pendant from NHER 17388  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TM 12 90
Map Sheet:TM19SW
Parish:TIBENHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1981. Surface finds.
Roman, medieval and post medieval sherds, Roman coins, medieval metalwork.

1985.
Roman, Late Saxon and medieval sherds.

1988.
Worked flint, Roman brooch and jewellery, Late Saxon and medieval sherds.
See details in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 5 February 1990.

1997. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon sherds.
Medieval coin, sherd and metal finds.
Post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
K. Sussams (NCM), 17 May 1999.

Before 12 July 2012. Metal-detecting
Prehistoric flint scrapers; Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and medieval/post-medieval pottery sherds; undatable lava quern fragment; medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects, and one post-medieval coin.
See list in file
A. Rogerson (HES), 14 February 2013.

January 2012-July 2013. Metal-detecting. [1].
1 medieval/post-medieval coin weight.
1 post-medieval coin and 1 jetton.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 12 March 2013.

July 2012-March 2013. Metal-detecting. [2].
Neolithic/Bronze Age retouched flint flake and scraper.
3 Roman pottery sherds.
Early Saxon girdle hanger.
1 medieval coin, box padlock and buckle.
Medieval/post-medieval buckles, lead weight and copper alloy chafing dish fragment.
2 post-medieval coins, buckles and button.
Information from PAS import.
P. Watkins (HES), 4 July 2013.

(S1) - PAS details to follow.
J. Richards (HES) 10 August 2015.

January 2013-June 2014. Metal-detecting. [3].
Undated casting waste.
Medieval harness pendant.
Post-medieval buckle.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 November 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 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

  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • QUERN (Unknown date)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • GIRDLE HANGER (Early Saxon - 500 AD to 550 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (12th Century to 13th Century - 1150 AD to 1300 AD)
  • PADLOCK (12th Century to 14th Century - 1150 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1270 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 16th Century - 1300 AD to 1540 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 16th Century - 1300 AD to 1540 AD)
  • WEIGHT (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • CHAFING DISH (14th Century to 16th Century - 1400 AD to 1600 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (15th Century to 16th Century - 1422 AD to 1550 AD)
  • COIN (15th Century - 1485 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (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)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century - 1551 AD to 1551 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1553 AD to 1554 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1574 AD to 1574 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1575 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1591 AD to 1594 AD)
  • BUTTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century - 1620 AD to 1680 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1690 AD to 1720 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J. 2014. Drawing of incomplete medieval copper alloy box padlock.. Film. 2:1.

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