Record Details

NHER Number:22873
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age and Roman coins, medieval Papal bullae and multi-period pottery sherds

Summary

Metal detecting and fieldwalking in this area during 1986-91 and 2005-6 recovered a large quantity of multi period metalwork and pottery sherds. Finds of note included a gold Iron Age coin, sherds of Saxon Thetford Ware pottery, a Roman decorated bronze stud and two medieval papal bullae – one of Pope John XXII (1314-34) and the other of Pope Gregory XI (1227-1241).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG22NW
Parish:SKEYTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1986. Described on NCM card as 'large area' but only small cross marked on NCM map.
(Cross marks centre of indeterminate large area - W. Milligan (NCM) September 1986). Found with metal detector.
Roman metalwork and pottery.
Late Saxon Thetford type ware.
Medieval & post medieval coins and objects.
W. Milligan (NCM) 6 June 1986.

10 November 1986. Context 2 at location [1] (corrected March 1987). Fieldwalking and metal detector finds.
Iron Age stater, brooch, pottery.
Roman pottery.
W. Milligan (NCM) 2 December 1986.

October 1987.
Medieval coins, Iron Age brooch.
W. Milligan (NCM) 23 November 1987.

October 1988. Found while fieldwalking and metal detecting.
Roman greyware sherds and decorated bronze stud (?Roman).
Possible Early Saxon sherds (one sherd with black, white, red inclusions).
W. Milligan (NCM) 26 October 1988

December 1988.
Late Saxon Thetford type rim.
Roman greyware sherds including one double square-toothed rouletted lattice decoration - but not Iron Age fabric.
Identifications by A. Gregory (NAU).
W. Milligan (NCM) 5 January 1989.

1991. Metal detector finds.
Iron Age gold coin.
D. Gurney (NLA) 3 January 1992.

See lists in file.

Before 24 February 2005. Metal detecting.
One post medieval coin.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
Post medieval sherds.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 23 September 2005.

Before 27 January 2005. Metal detecting.
Papal bulla of Pope John XXII (1314-34).
See description in file.
E. Darch (NLA) 4 May 2006.

Before December 2005. Metal detecting.
Papal bull of Gregory XI (1227-1241). Findspot given as location [2], i.e. slightly to the south of this site.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 19 December 2005.

One medieval and one Roman coin.
See list in file.
E. Darch (NLA), 6 July 2007.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Post Medieval - 4000 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STUD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPUR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BULL (Medieval - 1227 AD to 1241 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CHAFING DISH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MUSKET BALL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: IA brooch EDL7,8 Stater EAD5-9.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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