Record Details

NHER Number:25069
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman brooches and coins, Middle Saxon pin, medieval to post medieval objects

Summary

Metal detecting between 1988 and 2007 recovered a Roman Hod Hill style brooch and a Dolphin brooch, Roman coins, a Middle Saxon pin and a number of medieval and post medieval metal objects.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 63 15
Map Sheet:TF61NW
Parish:WEST WINCH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Hod Hill brooch (Hull type 61) with side knobs at base of bow. Narrow concave leg with cross-rib at top and slight moulding at foot. Similar to (S1). Mid 1st century.
No map.
Identified by D. Gurney (NAU).
A. Rogerson (NAU), 22 December 1988.

October 1989.
Dolphin brooch:- rear-lock, spring; spring pin and catchplate missing. Moulded wings and bow. Mid-late 1st century.
Identified by D. Gurney (NAU).
A. Rogerson (NAU), 10 November 1989.

Found at same time as dolphin brooch above.
Miscast? Or damaged? Foot of cauldron, copper alloy. Late medieval/early post medieval.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NAU), 5 December 1989.

December 2003 - January 2004. Site extended to whole field.
Two Roman and one post medieval coin.
Post medieval jetton.
Roman, Middle Saxon and medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 February 2004.

March - April 2006. Metal detecting.
Roman coin and medieval pot mend.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 May 2006.

Before 11 April 2007. Metal detecting.
1 Roman-British coin. 8 medieval peg roof tile fragments, 2 medieval pottery fragments, 1 post medieval pottery fragment.
E. Bales (NLA), 24 July 2007.

Monument Types

  • 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

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Publication: Hattatt, R.. 1985. Iron Age and Roman brooches. No 314.

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