Record Details

NHER Number:21871
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds, Sisland Survey Site 97

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1984 recovered Early Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery fragments. Metal detecting from 1997 to 2002 recovered a wide range of objects, including part of a possible Iron Age harness fragment, Roman, medieval and post medieval coins, Roman brooches and an unusual strap end, medieval buckles and post medieval jettons.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 34 98
Map Sheet:TM39NW
Parish:SISLAND, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

November 1984. Field north of White House.
Two Early Saxon sherds, medieval to post medieval sherds.
See list in file.
Identified by P.W. Williams, 10 February 1985.

September 1997. Metal detecting. [1].
Medieval cast bronze oval buckle with integral plate. Plate tapering with double collar behind loop and collared plate pierced three times about two thirds of the way along plate. Crudely pointed terminal. One rivet in situ in plate, one behind loop. 13th to 14th century.
K. Hinds (NLA), 22 March 2000.

August 2001. Metal detecting. Discovery Tours Field 15. Site extended to whole field (original grid reference [2]).
Includes NHER 23286 and 25855.
Eighteen Roman coins.
Six medieval coins.
Seven post medieval coins.
Roman, Early Saxon, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal finds.
See lists and digitised images (S1) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 22 June 2002.

August 2002. Metal detecting. Discovery Tours Field 12.
Fourteen Roman, six medieval and three post medieval coins.
Post medieval token and three jettons.
?Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 July 2003.

August 2014. Metal-detecting. Discovery Tours, Field 20. [3].
DT082014 - Details to follow.
For additional low grade finds not recorded by HES see S1 in file.
A. Beckham (HES), 14 October 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Post Medieval - 800 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • RING (Unknown date)
  • TWEEZERS (Unknown date)
  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (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)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BRIDLE BIT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPUR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1310 AD to 1314 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Discovery Tours. 2014. Discovery Tours Low Grade Material Record Sheet. Field Nos. 19, 20 and 21.

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