Record Details

NHER Number:23201
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval to post-medieval finds


A small number of medieval sherds were recovered during the Fenland Survey in 1987. Metal-detecting in 2009 and 2014 recovered a medieval coin as well as a medieval harness pendant, seal matrix, buckle and strap-ends and a post-medieval buckle, strap fitting and dress fastener.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 63 12
Map Sheet:TF61SW

Full description

6 January 1987. Fenland fieldwalking. Well weathered soil, young cereal. North of Tottenhill Row.
Odd medieval sherds all from mineral soil zone. TTH AC (S1).
Finds in NCM.
R. Silvester (NAU), 6 January 1987.

For full details of wares, flint types etc. see Fenland Folders (S2).

Before 15 May 2009. Metal detecting.
Medieval coin, medieval and post-medieval artefacts including a lead seal matrix.
See list in file.
E. Darch (NLA), 9 September 2009.

September 2014. Metal-detecting. [1].
Medieval strap-end.
Post-medieval dress fastener.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 July 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • 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)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (UNKNOWN) (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. TTH AC. FENS.
<S2>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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