Record Details

NHER Number:23520
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

A Neolithic polished flint axe recovered by chance in about 1976. Subsequent metal-detecting between 1987 and 2013 recovered Iron Age, Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval coins; medieval and post-medieval tokens and Iron Age, Roman, Middle Saxon and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include an Iron Age brooch; a Roman copper alloy bead, brooch, bracelet fragment, pin and harness pendant; a Middle Saxon pin and tweezers; medieval dress accessories, an ampulla, furniture fitting and pilgrim badge; a medieval/post-medieval purse fragment, weight and copper alloy vessel fragment and a post-medieval Jew's harp.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF70SW
Parish:OXBOROUGH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

c. 1976.
Find of reused Neolithic polished flint axe. [1]
See description in file by P. A. Robins.
E. Darch (NLA), 12 March 2007.

1987.
Finds of Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, and medieval metalwork and coins.
E. Rose (NAU), 30 April 1987.

1989.
Iron Age coin. See secondary file for details.
W. Milligan (NCM), 16 March 1990.

Before 25 April 2006. Metal detecting.
Eleven Roman, one medieval and three post medieval coins.
Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 28 August 2006.

December 2008- January 2009. Metal detecting
Roman bead, medieval buckle frame and purse suspension loop, post medieval Jew's harp fragment
See list in file
A. Rogerson (NLA) 4 February 2009.

September-October 2013. Metal-detecting. [2].
Medieval discoidal lead weight.
Medieval/post-medieval copper alloy cooking vessel fragment.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 11 November 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age - 800 BC to 401 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BEAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PILGRIM BADGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1100 AD to 1300 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1350 AD to 1450 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JEWS HARP (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JEWS HARP (Post Medieval - 1550 AD to 1800 AD)

Protected Status

  • Higher Level Stewardship

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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