Record Details

NHER Number:18924
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal objects and pottery sherds

Summary

Fenland fieldwalking in 1983 recovered sherds of Roman and medieval pottery. Subsequent metal detecting during 1997-2007 recovered Roman coins, medieval buckles and belt fittings, a post medieval key, a Roman brooch, and a medieval/post medieval purse bar fragment.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 49 08
Map Sheet:TF40NE
Parish:WALSOKEN, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

21 February 1983. Scatter over field, mostly towards east.
Few medieval sherds.
Identified by R. Silvester (NAU) March 1983.
R. Silvester (NAU) March 1983.

Some of the material has been reidentified as Roman pottery.
E. Rose (NAU).

For full details of wares, flint types etc. see Fenland Folders.

May 1997. Metal detector finds.
Roman coin. Medieval coins, buckles and belt fittings. Post medieval key. Roman, medieval, post medieval pottery.
See lists in file.
E. Rose (NLA) 25 June 1997.

May or earlier 2000. Metal detecting.
One Roman coin and brooch.
Medieval/post medieval purse bar fragment.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 29 June 2000.

April 2001. Metal detecting. East end.
One medieval coin.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 29 May 2001.

August - September 2007.
Medieval or post-medieval vessel attachment loop & 1 James I halfgroat.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 October 2007.

April- May 2009. Metal detecting
Roman coin, medieval horse harness pendant and a post medieval jetton.
See list in file
A. Rogerson, (NLA), 5 June 2009

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 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)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WSk AO. FENS.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

Related records - none

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