Record Details

NHER Number:18526
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age to post medieval objects

Summary

Metal detecting in this area, which is close to the site of a Roman villa (NHER 11008), has recovered a large number of Roman metal objects, including personal adornments, coins, and fittings. Pottery sherds dating to the Iron Age to post medieval periods have also been recovered.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 16 84
Map Sheet:TM18SE
Parish:TIVETSHALL ST MARY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1982. Across Roman road from villa site - Context 2 at grid reference. Found with metal detector. [1]
Bronze bracelet fragment.
Bronze tweezers (incomplete).
Bronze belt-stiffener or harness mount.
Bronze stud with square ridged plate.
Bronze razor fragment.
Bronze disc with central boss, mount from furniture? 3rd century.
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU) and S. Margeson (NCM).
Compiled by W. Milligan (NAU), 6 September 1982.


August 1986. Found with metal detector. [2]
Roman bronze pin with head broken off.
Coin of Gratian, GLORIA ROMANORVM, AD 367-378.
Lead steelyard weight Roman? [3[
Compiled by W. Milligan (NCM), 29 August 1986.

1986. [2]
Further finds. See plot in secondary file.
Bronze pin with point broken off (same as above).
Another steelyard weight.
Ten Roman coins - see list in secondary file.
2nd-4th century Roman pottery.

1992. During fieldwalking for pipe line (site NHER 28841).
Roman, Iron Age and Early Saxon sherds found on west side of field.
Full details in report filed under NHER 28841.
E. Rose (NLA), 4 September 1992.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BUCKLE (Undated)
  • 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)
  • DISC (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • RAZOR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STUD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1993. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1992. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLI Pt IV pp 522-532. p 531.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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