Record Details

NHER Number:20249
Type of record:Monument
Name:Multi-period finds scatter

Summary

A Bronze Age spear and socketed axehead, an Iron Age brooch, Roman coins, pottery and brooches, Early and Late Saxon brooches, and medieval and post medieval coins and other metalwork, found by metal detecting, and part of a larger scatter, which suggests the presence of a settlement on this site during the Iron Age and Roman periods.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG30NE
Parish:LINGWOOD AND BURLINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1982 to 1984.
Found with metal detecting and fieldwalking.
Scatter of Roman pottery with coins.
Constans or Constantius II VICTORIAE DD AVGG QNN AD 347 to 348.
House of Constantine, GLORIA EXERCITVS 1 standard AD 335 to 340.
Denarius of Mark Anthony LEG III about 40 BC, in use a long time.
Identified A. Gregory (NAU).
W. Milligan (NCM) April 1984.

Further finds reported in 1985.
Charles I shilling 1641 to 1643.
VRBS ROMA irregular wolf and twins AD 340 to 346.
House of Constantine irregular GLORIA EXERCITVS AD 340 to 346.
Helena, PAX PVBLICA AD 337 to 340.
Cut down halfpenny, Henry VI or an Edward; Durham mint.
W. Milligan (NCM) June 1985.

1986. Metal detecting.
Theodora PIETAS ROMANA 337-40 (finder's no. 119).
Ho. Of Constantine GLORIA EXERCITVS (1 standard) 335-40 (finder's no. 120).
Sceatta obv. and garbled rev. debased standard c. 740-50. Weight 1.115g (finder's no. 121).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 October 2005.

1987.
NCM list No.181; Copper alloy ring, undated.
W. Milligan (NCM), June 1987.

Late 1980s. Metal detecting.
Fragment of mouth of Late Bronze Age socketed axe (finders no. 183).
Tip of Middle Bronze Age/Late Bronze Age spearhead (finders no. 187).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 June 2001.

Spring 1988. Further finds.
Finder's No.157; Roman copper alloy dolphin head applique decoration for box?
No.158; post medieval cross
No.159; Late Saxon disc brooch with backward-turning animal, 9th to 10th century.
No.160; Early Saxon small long brooch, Leeds cross pattee derivative, 6th century.

October to November 2000. Metal detecting.
1 Roman coin.
Roman brooch.
Post medieval knife tang end-cap.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson, (NLA) 22 December 2000.

November to December 2000. Metal detecting.
1 Roman coin and 1 Early Saxon brooch fragment.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson, (NLA) 12 January 2001.

January-February 2002. Metal-detecting.
1 Iron Age brooch fragment.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA). See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 March 2002.
Updated by J. Page (HES) 4 February 2014.

July-August 2003. Metal detecting.
Site extended to whole field.
Post medieval coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 September 2003.

March-April 2004. Metal-detecting in south half of field, centred [1].
1 Roman coin and 2 pottery sherds (1 red slipped oxfordshire).
2 Early Saxon brooch fragments.
1 medieval jetton and 1 strap end.
1 post-medieval coin, 1 pottery sherd, 1 buckle and 1 Lead plaque.
Coins identified by A. Marsden (NLA), pottery by A. Rogerson (NLA) and other objects by S. Ashley (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 17 May 2004.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 5 February 2014.

April/May 2004. Metal detecting in southern part of field.
Medieval harness mount.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 June 2004.

Large scatter including [2]. The number of Iron Age and Roman finds from this area suggests that this was the site of a settlement in the Iron Age and Roman period, although its exact nature is uncertain.
Sarah Spooner (NLA) August 2005.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • RING (Undated)
  • SPEAR (Middle Bronze Age to Late Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BOX (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)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CRUCIFIX (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PLAQUE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Finds Illustrations.
---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
---Photograph: 2002. KSG 1-3, Romano British bird lip brooch..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Photograph: 2004. LFV 11-12, Early Saxon brooch fragment..

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