Record Details

NHER Number:24953
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman, medieval and post-medieval artefacts

Summary

Fieldwalking here in 1978 recovered sherds of medieval and post medieval pottery, along with a pegtile, three pantiles and an oval iron loop. Metal-detecting between 2009 and 2016 recovered Iron Age and Roman coins and Roman and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include Roman brooches, a copper alloy stud, furniture fitting and steelyard weight; medieval buckles, a brooch and strap-end and a post-medieval buckle.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TM19SE
Parish:WACTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

29 October 1978. Fieldwalking by Waction Field Group (NRC). [1].
Four medieval unglazed sherds.
One late medieval/transitional.
Four glazed red earthenware.
One burnt probably same.
One late post medieval slipware.
Two post medieval stoneware.
One pegtile.
Three pantiles.
Oval iron loop.
Identifications by A. Rogerson (NLA).

Separate bag of finds from east edge.
Two medieval unglazed.
One probable medieval glazed.
One late medieval/transitional.
One 18th/19th century.
E. Rose (NAU), 1 December 1988.

October-November 2009. Metal-detecting (extended).
5 Roman coins, Romano-British, medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 December 2009.

September-October 2010. Metal-detecting. Site extended.
1 Iron Age and 1 Roman coin, Romano-British steelyard weight.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 17 November 2010.

March 2013. Metal-detecting. [2].
Roman brooch.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 15 December 2016.

September-October 2016. Metal-detecting. [3].
4 Roman coins, a brooch and copper alloy stud.
Medieval buckle and strap-end.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 15 December 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 75 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STUD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 75 AD to 175 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 268 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 269 AD to 269 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 307 AD to 310 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 335 AD to 337 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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

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