Record Details

NHER Number:24159
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval metalwork


Metal detecting here in 1987 recovered a large quantity of medieval metalwork. Pieces dating to this period included buckles, thimbles, gilt bronze sheet and mount. Several earlier and later finds were also retrieved and these took the form of a Roman coin of Trajan, post medieval buckle and scoop and part of a Bronze Age socketed axehead.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 24 25
Map Sheet:TG22NW

Full description

1987. Found with metal detector.
13th century gilt bronze mount.
Denarius of Trajan. Reverse illegible, AD 98-117.
Bronze Age socketed axe fragment (drawn).
Medieval bronze gilt buckle fragment.
Late medieval bronze buckle fragment.
Late medieval gilt bronze sheet.
Late medieval thimble with hole in top.
Late medieval tiny buckle.
Late medieval thimble.
Late medieval lead object with hole and vessel rim.
All these Late medieval objects found together.
Bronze Age? bronze ingot (drawn).
Post medieval farthing with two tails.
Medieval bronze buckle with iron pin.
Medieval bronze vessel foot.
Post medieval complete bronze buckle.
Post medieval bronze scoop.
Nos. 28-38 inclusive of finder [1].
See plot and list filed under NHER 23248.
See finds illustration in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) November 1987.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Bronze Age to 19th Century - 2350 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • INGOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SCOOP (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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

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