Record Details

NHER Number:17868
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1981 and 2013 recovered a fragment of human skull; prehistoric worked flints including borers, a Mesolithic/Early Neolithic flint blade, Neolithic scrapers and a Late Neolithic Levallois core; Bronze Age and Iron Age to post-medieval pottery sherds; post-medieval roof tile fragments; Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval coins; medieval and post-medieval jettons; post-medieval tokens and Iron Age to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include undated casting waste and a weight; an Iron Age brooch; a Roman fantail brooch fragment, finger ring, nail, pin and spindle whorl; Early/Middle Saxon and Middle Saxon brooches; a Middle/Late Saxon brooch, finger ring and stylus; a Late Saxon bridle bit, harness fitting, stirrup, stylus, weights, finger ring and a furniture fitting; a medieval ferrule, harness pendant, furniture fitting and copper alloy vessel fragment; a medieval/post-medieval bell, rowel spur and weights; a post-medieval harness mount, knife, bell fragment, punch and thimble and dress accessories dating between the Middle Saxon to post-medieval periods.

Images

  • Early Saxon Brooch from NHER 17868  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval unidentified object from NHER 17868  © Norfolk County Council
  • Late Saxon weight 1 from NHER 17868  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TM19SW
Parish:TIBENHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Autumn 1981. Metal detecting.
Sestertius of Trajan.
Unidentified sestertius.
Antoninianus, 3rd century.
Irregular VRBS ROMA, AD 330-7.
Foot of 1st century fantail brooch.
Medieval strap end.
Post medieval? Lozenge punch.
Decorated bronze object post medieval? Thimble?
Seventeen Roman coarse sherds.
Finds held by NCM.
A. Gregory (NAU) Autumn 1981.

Sceatta from same site and details. Retained by finder.
Frisian Runic type. Obverse: profile diademed head to right. Reverse: cross and pellets.
A very large number of this group were present in the Aston Rowant (Oxon) hoard - one-hundred and sixty-two specimens - found in 1971-4 and buried around 715.
M. Archibald BM (CM) January 1982.

1997. Metal detecting [1]
Nineteen Roman coins.
Medieval and post medieval jettons.
Post medieval coins.
Undatable, Late Iron Age, Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal finds.
Roman, Early Saxon, Late Saxon sherds.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 June 1999.

2000-March 2003. Metal detecting [2]
Piece of human cranium.
Neolithic and undatable prehistoric worked flints.
Iron Age, Roman, Early Saxon, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval sherds.
Post medieval roof tile fragment.
?Roman or late post medieval marble fragment.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 24 May 2003.

Before 16 June 2003. Metal detecting.
1 Mesolithic/Early Neolithic flint blade.
1 Late Iron Age/Early Roman one-piece Colchester brooch.
5 Roman coins, 5 pottery sherds (3 Samian, 1 Nene Valley colour coated bead and flanged bowl and 1 greyware) and Trumpet brooch.
1 ?Middle Saxon pottery sherd.
1 Middle/Late Saxon silver finger ring.
7 Late Saxon pottery sherds.
Medieval ?ferrule (socketed object with decorated finial) (S3), 2 strap-ends and 2 horse harness pendants.
1 post-medieval coin, 1 jetton, 3 buckles, 1 knife end-cap, 2 belt mounts and 3 buttons.
Flint identified by P. Robins (NCM), coins by A. Marsden (NLA) and other objects by A. Rogerson (NLA). See lists and full descriptions in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 12 October 2003. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 13 January 2013.

Before 16 June 2003. Metal detecting.
9th century finger ring.
See description by [1] in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 22 October 2003.

Late Saxon ring found May 2003 declared Treasure 7 November 2003.
M. Horlock (NLA) 10 November 2003.

Before 8 December 2003. Metal detecting.
Two Roman, one Middle Saxon and two post medieval coins.
Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 11 March 2004.

Before 12 July 2004. Metal detecting.
One Roman and one post medieval coin.
Prehistoric retouched flake.
One Roman sherd and nail.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 5 November 2004.

Before January 2005.
Neolithic flint scrapers and flakes.
?Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon and medieval sherds.
Two Roman, one medieval and one post medieval coins.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 31 May 2005.

Before 17 July 2006. Metal detecting.
Barbed and tanged arrowhead.
Prehistoric scraper.
Three Roman and one post medieval coins.
Roman pot sherd.
Middle Saxon, Late Saxon and medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 11 November 2006.

March 2007. Condition of Scheduled Monuments in Cultivation (COSMIC) risk assessment.
Desk based COSMIC assessment completed.
See (S1).
D. Robertson (NLA) 13 April 2007.

2006-2007. Systematic Fieldwalking.
Gridded field survey by J. Rhodes (Sheffield University). Site extended to whole field, previous area recorded [3].
Late prehistoric flints, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Romano-British Early Saxon, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon medieval and post medieval sherds. Also Middle Saxon/Late Saxon coins and metal objects from this site and HER 28632.
See report (S2) and lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 October 2007.

Before 10 September 2007. Metal detecting.
1 Roman and 1 post medieval coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 January 2008.

Before 30 June 2008. Metal-detecting.
Prehistoric worked flints; 7 Roman, 1 Late Saxon, 3 Post-Medieval coins; Post-Medieval token and jetton; Romano-British, Early/Middle Saxon, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, Medieval, Medieval/Post-Medieval, Post-Medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 September 2008.

Before 12 July 2012. Metal-detecting.
Prehistoric worked flints and a Late Saxon weight.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 14 February 2013.

January 2012-July 2013. Metal-detecting. [4].
1 Roman coin.
1 Late Saxon coin.
1 post-medieval coin and 1 token.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 12 March 2013.

July 2012-March 2013. Metal-detecting. [5].
Neolithic/Bronze Age flint flake and blade.
3 Roman coins and 3 pottery sherds.
Early Saxon brooch.
Late Saxon copper alloy finger ring.
2 medieval coins, 1 jetton and 1 pottery sherd.
Medieval/post-medieval rowel spur, lead weights and copper alloy sheet unidentified object.
3 post-medieval coins, 1 token, bell fragment, button, harness mount and buckle.
Undatable copper alloy casting waste.
Information from PAS import.
P. Watkins (HES), 4 July 2013.

January 2013-June 2014. Metal-detecting. [1].
Neolithic/Bronze Age flint flake and scrapers.
3 Roman pottery sherds.
1 Late Saxon pottery sherd.
1 post-medieval coin and 1 token.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 October 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • 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 (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 (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 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)
  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • HUMAN REMAINS (Unknown date)
  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • BORER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • AWL (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • AWL (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • BLADE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BORER (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • END SCRAPER (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FLAKE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FLAKE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • KNIFE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • LEVALLOIS CORE (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • BORER (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FLAKE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • NAIL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 280 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 337 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 348 AD to 350 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 364 AD to 378 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon to Middle Saxon - 411 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 450 AD to 500 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP END (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STYLUS (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BRIDLE BIT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • EAR RING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • PIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1100 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STYLUS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Late Saxon - 900 AD to 1050 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 1059 AD to 1062 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)
  • FERRULE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPUR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STYLUS (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to 12th Century - 1070 AD to 1200 AD)
  • WEIGHT (12th Century to 17th Century - 1200 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1310 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • JETTON (14th Century - 1301 AD to 1310 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (14th Century to 16th Century - 1350 AD to 1600 AD)
  • COIN (15th Century to 16th Century - 1497 AD to 1537 AD)
  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PUNCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BELL (16th Century to 18th Century - 1550 AD to 1800 AD)
  • BUTTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1614 AD to 1625 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1614 AD to 1636 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1625 AD to 1634 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1636 AD to 1643 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1660 AD to 1720 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1667 AD to 1667 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1667 AD to 1670 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1667 AD to 1670 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2003. Iron Age torc is declared Treasure. 8 November.
---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?.
---Photograph: 2003. KTX 4-5, Medieval socketed object..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Robertson, D.A.. 2007. F.H. Easton Limited: COSMIC Risk Assessments.
<S2>Unpublished Report: Seymour, L. 2006. A Lithic Scatter from Tibenham Old Hall, Norfolk, January 2006.
<S3>Illustration: White, S.. 2003. Drawing of a medieval socketed object.. Film. 2:1.

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