Record Details

NHER Number:24893
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Fieldwalking and metal detecting between 1988 and 2003 recovered a range of objects, including prehistoric flint flakes, Neolithic, Iron Age, Roman, Saxon and medieval pottery fragments, Roman coins, a Roman brooch and a post medieval decorated buckle.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 15 85
Map Sheet:TM18NE
Parish:GISSING, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

September-October 1988. Fieldwalking and metal detecting.
Fragmentary illegible Roman coin.
Follis of Maximianus MONETA S AVGG ET CAESS NN. AD 286 to 305.
Coin of Constantine I DN CONSTANTINI MAX AVG VOTXX. Rome mint, AD 307 to 337.
Centenionalis of Magnentius, VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE VOTVMVLTX. AD 350 to 3. A in left hand side field.
Gilt decorated disc brooch 3rd century AD.
Greyware sherds, including twenty nine rims.
Mayen lava fragment.
Small East Anglian colour coated ware sherd.
Lead steelyard weight.
Bead and flange imitation Samian bowl, East Anglian.
Identified by R. A. Hattatt and D. Gurney (NAU).

Also flint waste flake.
Neolithic/Iron Age flint gritted sherd.
Thetford type ware including at least six rims.
Ringerrike style fragment of bridle cheekpiece? (head and crest of animal).
Late medieval rimsherd.
Late medieval/Transitional sherds.
Medieval? Lead conical weight.
Post medieval bronze decorated buckle.
Early post medieval coarse thimble.
16th to 17th century button.
Early post medieval belt mount.

2000 to before 10 March 2003. Metal detecting.
Roman coin.
Iron Age sherd.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 May 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 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

  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • QUERN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BARREL PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BARREL PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BIRD FEEDER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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