Record Details

NHER Number:23712
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal objects and pottery sherds

Summary

Fieldwalking in this area during 1987 and 1989 recovered prehistoric flints along with sherds of Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery. Subsequent metal detecting in 1997 recovered various objects including a possible Roman furniture knob, a medieval spoon, part of a post medieval sword chape and a post medieval horse brass.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 94 90
Map Sheet:TL99SW
Parish:WRETHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

April 1987. Fieldwalking finds. Cereal newly shot on old parsnip field.
See full list in file and details of conditions, with site plan showing 3 contexts (1-3) corresponding with [1]'s site 17, 18 and 18a.
Thetford type, medieval and post medieval wares.
Finder [1].
Identified by A. Rogerson.
E. Rose 29 (NAU) May 1987.

1989. Fieldwalking by Illington Survey.
Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery.
Flints.
See file for sketch plans, contexts etc.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU) 1 August 1989

1997. Metal detecting. Cross Reference: 25354.
Roman, medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
N.B. overlap between two NHER numbers.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 19 April 2000.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUTTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FERRULE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPOON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FERRULE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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