Record Details

NHER Number:25269
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Wicklewood medieval coin hoard

Summary

In 1989 a hoard of medieval coins minted during the reign of Henry I and Stephen was found in Wicklewood. A subsequent salvage excavation and fieldwalking at the find site produced further coins and objects from other periods including a number of Roman artefacts.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG00SE
Parish:WICKLEWOOD, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April - May 1989.
Coin hoard of Henry I and Stephen.
Salvage excavation and fieldwalking produced further coins and finds of other periods including Roman concentration.
See list in file.
Newspaper cuttings (S1) and (S2) in file.
Correspondence.
E. Rose (NAU) 26 June 1989.

Monument Types

  • 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)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (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)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KNIFE (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1989-1990. [Articles on the Wicklewood medieval coin hoard].
<S2>Newspaper Article: Dereham and Fakenham Times. 1989. Treasure trove find. 27 October.

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