Record Details

NHER Number:24468
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal objects and pottery sherds

Summary

Fieldwalking and metal detecting during the period 1988-93 recovered a variety of objects. Finds included prehistoric flints, a circular medieval seal matrix, part of a post medieval candlestick, a Middle Saxon pin and an unusual Roman trumpet brooch.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 62 94
Map Sheet:TL69SW
Parish:SOUTHERY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

16 March 1988. Fenland fieldwalking. Poor conditions, recently drilled with carrots and the sandy soil not
yet well-weathered.
Odd flints and medieval sherds and one Samian sherd.
R. Silvester (NAU) 17 March 1988.

For full details of wares, flint types see Fenland folders.

August 1992. Metal detector finds.
Two third century Roman coins, see list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 1992.

December 1992. General finds.
Seven Roman coins.
Three medieval coins.
See lists in file.
12th/13th century lead circular seal matrix with lug near edge on reverse. Rosette in centre. Illegible inscription.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 1 February 1993.

January 1993.
Three Roman coins.
Faceted socket with collar near opening at top, part of a late medieval candlestick. Leaf-shaped opening in front and back of socket. Part of ring survives which would have been attached to base. See for comparison LMMC, fig.55, no.2.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) and S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 1 March 1993.

March 1993. Metal detector finds.
Roman coin.
Medieval coin.
Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval and post medieval metalwork.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 3 May 1993.

January 2007. Metal detecting.
Roman coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Cattermole (HES), 9 September 2011.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 324 AD to 330 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CANDLE HOLDER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. SRY BD. FENS.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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