Record Details

NHER Number:23163
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age coin, Saxon, medieval and post medieval objects

Summary

Metal detecting and fieldwalking in 1986 and 1987 recovered a number of Iron Age, Saxon, medieval and post medieval objects. This includes a Gallo-Belgic E type stater coin, as well as some Late Saxon and medieval pottery sherds.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG23SE
Parish:SWAFIELD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

November 1986. Metal detector and surface finds. [1]
Context 2. Gallo-Belgic E stater. Photo (S1).
Context 1. West of context 2. Stater find-spot also produced scatter of medieval and post medieval sherds.
A. Gregory (NAU), 4 December 1986.

November 1986. [2]
Medieval sherds.
Late medieval bronze dagger chape? medieval? bronze decorated object, only half of it.
Bronze vessel rim fragment.
Sixpence of Elizabeth I, 1580.
Post medieval bronze cast cauldron leg fragment.
Lead glazed earthenware.
Identified by S. Margeson and compiled by W. Milligan (NCM), 10 December 1986.

February 1987. [3]
Late Saxon bronze cast rectangular stud with two shanks and rectangular loop (photo in NCM).
Identified by S. Margeson.
W. Milligan (NCM), 13 February 1987.

June 1987. [4]
Further medieval sherds and Late Saxon Thetford type sherds.
W. Milligan (NCM), 19 August 1987.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 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

  • VESSEL (Undated)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STUD (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.

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