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 Stephen and Henry II 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 Stephen and Henry II.
Salvage excavation and fieldwalking produced further coins and finds of other periods including Roman concentration.
See list in file.
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

---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1990. Finders share treasure proceeds. 16 May.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1989. Coin hoard find may make £1m. 24 October.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1989. Coin find stirs interest from buyers abroad. 25 October.
---Newspaper Article: Dereham and Fakenham Times. 1989. Treasure trove find. 27 October.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1990. Treasure pennies go on display. 2 May.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1989. Buried silver coins found. 30 April.
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1989. Hoard of coins found in ditch. 26 May.
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1989. Metal detectives find ancient silver hoard. 27 May.
<S4>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1989. Hidden virtues. 29 May.

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