Record Details

NHER Number:21341
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible trackway, Early Saxon to post medieval objects

Summary

Fieldwalking and metal detecting from 1985 to the present day have recovered a large number of objects from the Roman to post medieval period. This includes an Early Saxon brooch, Middle Saxon coins, Late Saxon strap fittings and similar objects from the medieval and post medieval periods.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF51NW
Parish:WALPOLE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1985. Fenland fieldwalking.
Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval sherds, Sceatta. Late Saxon Box mount found with metal detector.

1989-1991.
Large quantities of Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon (S6, S7), medieval and post medieval metalwork found with metal detector.

1991-1992.
Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, Medieval metalwork

1993. Metal detector finds.
Roman, Early Saxon, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval metalwork, medieval coins, post medieval jetton

1994. Metal detector finds.
Middle Saxon (S8), Late Saxon and medieval metalwork.

1995. Metal detector finds.
Middle Saxon to medieval coins, post medieval jetton, Middle Saxon/Late Saxon strap ends (S9), Late Saxon metalwork
See full details in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 Jan 1996

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • TRACKWAY (Unknown date)
  • 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

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • BUCKLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • TOILET ARTICLE (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • TOILET ARTICLE (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BOX (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (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 (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • VESSEL (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • LOCKING MECHANISM (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PILGRIM BADGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPUR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WPP 91. FENS.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WPP 94. FENS.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WPP 95. FENS. WPP 95.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WPP 96. FENS. WPP 96.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WPP FG. FENS.
---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WPP FI. FENS.
---Monograph: Ashley, S.. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk.. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 101.
---Photograph: JHV 16-18, Middle/Late Saxon, aethelwolf coin hoard..
---Photograph: 1995. LCJ 21-22, Middle/Late Saxon strap-end..
---Photograph: 1995. LCJ 23-24, Middle/Late Saxon strap-end fragment..
---Photograph: 1995. LDJ 28-29, Late Saxon box mont..
---Photograph: 1995. LDJ 30-32, Middle Saxon strap-end..
---Photograph: 1995. LDJ 33-35, Medieval lash swivel..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Photograph: CSR31-6 CZN9-15 EWN1-6, FHM17-21.
<S1>Illustration: Penn, K.. 1988. Drawings of a Middle/Late Saxon Strap-end.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Penn, K.. 1988. Drawings of a Middle/Late Saxon Strap-end.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Penn, K.. 1988. Drawings of a Middle/Late Saxon Strap-end.. Film. 2:1.
<S4>Illustration: Penn, K.. 1988. Drawings of a Middle/Late Saxon Strap-end.. Film. 2:1.
<S5>Illustration: Penn, K.. 1988. Drawing of a Late Saxon foot or finial from a casket/vessel.. Film. 2:1.
<S6>Illustration: Penn, K.. 1989. Drawings of a Late Saxon Strap-end.. Film. 4:1.
<S7>Illustration: Penn, K.. 1989. Drawings of a Late Saxon Strap-end.. Film. 2:1.
<S8>Illustration: Penn, K.. 1994. Drawings of a Middle Saxon Strap-end.. Film. 2:1.
<S9>Illustration: Penn, K. 1995. Drawing of a Middle/Late Saxon strap end.. Film. 2:1.

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