Record Details

NHER Number:24965
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman, medieval and post-medieval finds

Summary

Fieldwalking here in the early 1980s recovered a number of Roman greyware pottery sherds and part of a Roman flagon. Subsequent metal-detecting between 2005 and 2016 recovered Roman and medieval pottery sherds including a fragment of Roman mortarium; fragments of Roman tile; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; a post-medieval token and Roman and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include Roman brooches and a furniture fitting; medieval and post-medieval dress accessories; medieval lead weights, a rotary casket key and purse hanger or arched pendent mount for the suspension of a sword or purse; medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragments, a mount, "paper-clip" rivet and finger ring; and a post-medieval crotal bell, harness mount and part of a sword belt.

Images - none

Location

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

Full description

Early 1980s. Fieldwalking by Wacton Field Group (NRC).
Forty-five Roman greywares, 2nd century.
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU).
One probable flagon, Roman.
Two medieval unglazed.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA).
E. Rose (NAU) 1 December 1988.

March-April 2005. Metal detecting. Near southern edge of field.
One Roman sherd.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 17 May 2005.

August-September 2006. Metal detecting.
One Roman coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 18 October 2006.

August-September 2008. Metal detecting.
Site extended. Previous extent saved under previous event [1].
2 Roman coins; Romano British and Post-Medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 October 2008.

July-August 2009. Metal detecting.
6 Roman & 1 post-medieval coin, Romano-British tile fragment, Romano-British & medieval sherds, medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 September 2009.

October-November 2012. Metal-detecting. [2].
Seven Roman coins, a Hod Hill brooch and a sprung Dolphin brooch.
One medieval coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 January 2013.

January-February 2014. Metal-detecting. [3].
1 Roman coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 April 2014.

June-September 2016. Metal-detecting. [4].
9 Roman coins and brooches.
1 medieval coin, buckles, a rotary casket key, lead weight and purse hanger or arched pendent mount for the suspension of a sword or purse.
Medieval/post-medieval "paper-clip" rivet, button and a finger ring. Submitted as possible Treasure (Ref: 2016T822).
1 post-medieval token, buckles, a crotal bell, hooked tag and a harness mount
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 4 November 2016. Amended E. McDonald (HES), 6 March 2017.

Monument Types

  • 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

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 70 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 75 AD?)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • MORTARIUM (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 50 AD to 150 AD?)
  • COIN (Roman - 197 AD to 198 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 229 AD to 229 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 274 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 268 AD to 269 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 268 AD to 270 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 269 AD to 271 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 269 AD to 274 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 271 AD to 274 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 293 AD to 296 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 313 AD to 317 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 319 AD to 330 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 320 AD to 322 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 324 AD to 326 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 367 AD to 375 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 388 AD to 392 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOUNT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 13th Century - 1100 AD to 1300 AD?)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval to 13th Century - 1100 AD to 1300 AD?)
  • PURSE (12th Century to 13th Century - 1200 AD to 1300 AD?)
  • WEIGHT (12th Century to 16th Century - 1200 AD to 1539 AD?)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 15th Century - 1300 AD to 1500 AD?)
  • RIVET (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD?)
  • COIN (14th Century to 15th Century - 1351 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (14th Century to 15th Century - 1400 AD to 1500 AD?)
  • FINGER RING (14th Century to 17th Century - 1400 AD to 1650 AD)
  • COIN (15th Century - 1472 AD to 1473 AD)
  • BUTTON (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD?)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1570 AD to 1700 AD?)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1575 AD to 1700 AD?)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD?)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1660 AD to 1720 AD?)
  • DRESS HOOK (17th Century to 18th Century - 1660 AD to 1720 AD?)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1669 AD to 1669 AD)
  • CROTAL (17th Century to 18th Century - 1700 AD to 1800 AD)

Protected Status - none

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