Record Details

NHER Number:18888
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman, medieval to post-medieval and undatable finds

Summary

Metal-detecting in 1983 and 2013 recovered medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; Roman and medieval coins and undatable and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include an undatable silver ring; a medieval sheet mount, thimble, seal matrix, fragment of chafing dish and an enamelled dress or furniture fitting with a plant motif; a medieval/post-medieval hooked tag and a post-medieval buckle.

Images

  • Unidentifable ring  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval mount  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG31NE
Parish:LUDHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

January 1983. Metal detecting.
In small triangular field north of Oldmill Lane.
Copper alloy mount with two fixing spikes.
Face decorated with growing plant motif against field of yellow enamel. Very close to the stud were an Edward I Long Cross penny, type 10b, and a Richard I short cross, cut to halfpenny, moneyer Robert.
A. Gregory (NAU), 3 March 1983.

February 2013. Metal-detecting. [1].
1 undatable silver ring.
1 medieval sheet mount.
Information from PAS import.
P. Watkins (HES), 4 June 2013.

September-October 2013. Metal-detecting. [2]. Site extended to whole field.
1 medieval pottery sherd, thimble and copper alloy seal matrix.
Information from PAS import.
P. Watkins (HES), 2 December 2013.

November-December 2013. Metal-detecting. [3].
1 Roman coin.
2 medieval coins and 1 pottery sherd.
Medieval/post-medieval chafing dish fragment.
1 post-medieval pottery sherd, a buckle and a hooked tag.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 7 January 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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

  • RING (Unknown date)
  • COIN (Roman - 117 AD to 138 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (12th Century to 14th Century - 1150 AD to 1400 AD)
  • POT (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1207 AD to 1216 AD)
  • MOUNT (13th Century to 15th Century - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • THIMBLE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • VESSEL (15th Century to 16th Century - 1450 AD to 1525 AD)
  • COIN (15th Century - 1473 AD to 1475 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (15th Century to 17th Century - 1500 AD to 1700 AD)
  • POT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1675 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1575 AD to 1700 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.

Related records - none

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