Record Details

NHER Number:24955
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Bronze Age, Roman and medieval to post-medieval finds

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1981 recovered medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds along with bits of modern glass and tile. Metal-detecting between 2003 and 2015 recovered an undated quern stone fragment; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; a post-medieval token and undated, Late Bronze Age, Roman and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Late Bronze Age spearhead fragment; a Roman brooch, nail, furniture fitting and harness pendant; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragment and a post-medieval furniture fitting, harness mount and spur.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 17 90
Map Sheet:TM19SE
Parish:WACTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

27 September 1981. Fieldwalking by Wacton Field Group (NRC). [1].
Six medieval unglazed.
Seven late medieval/Trans.
Fifteen glazed red earthenware.
One lava quern fragment.
Three post medieval stoneware.
Also natural flints.
Recent glass.
Tile etc.
Identifications by A. Rogerson (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU) 1 December 1988.

August/September 2003, Metal detecting.
Post medieval silver strap fitting or dress mount at location [2].
A. Rogerson (NLA) 15 October 2003.

September/October 2004. Metal detecting. Site extended to area centred [3], previously centred at [4].
Three Roman coins.
Late Bronze Age spearhead fragment, (S1).
Roman metal objects.
Medieval buckle.
See lists and drawing in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 18 November 2004.

July-August 2008. Metal detecting.
1 Medieval and 2 Post-Medieval coins; Medieval/Post-Medieval sherd and copper alloy vessel; Post-Medieval metal objects, jetton and 2 coins.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 September 2008

August-September 2008. Metal detecting.
Roman harness pendant; 1 Medieval coins; Post-Medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 October 2008.

August-September 2009. Metal detecting.
1 Roman and 1 medieval coin, post-medieval belt or harness mount.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson, (NLA), 20 October 2009.

March-April 2010. Metal detecting (extended).
2 Roman, 2 medieval and 4 post-medieval coins, and post-medieval token.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 May 2010.

July-September 2015. Metal-detecting. [5].
1 medieval coin.
1 post-medieval coin and 1 token.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 6 November 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • QUERN (Undated)
  • SPEAR (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • NAIL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1210 AD to 1210 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1560 AD to 1561 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1667 AD to 1667 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 2004. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age spear head tip.. Film. 1:1.

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