Record Details

NHER Number:25354
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal objects and pottery sherds

Summary

Fieldwalking here during 1989, as part of the Illington Survey, recovered prehistoric flints along with sherds of Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery. Subsequent metal detecting in 1998 retrieved various items including a medieval sword scabbard chape, post medieval button, medieval spoon, post medieval hooked tag and an unidentified Roman object.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 94 89
Map Sheet:TL98NW
Parish:WRETHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1989. Fieldwalking by Illington Survey. Field 41.
Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval and undated pottery.
Medieval key.
Worked flints.
See file for sketch plans, contexts, etc.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU) 1 August 1989.

Early 1998. Metal detecting.
Roman leaded bronze object.
Medieval hinged end from strap end.
Medieval shell-shaped mount.
Medieval chape from sword scabbard.
Medieval crescent-shaped strap end.
Late medieval copper alloy spoon.
Late medieval/early post medieval chape from sword scabbard.
Possible late medieval/early post medieval button.
Late medieval/early post medieval ferrule.
Post medieval hooked tag.
Post medieval shoe clasp.
Post medieval harness mount.
T. Sunley (NLA) 18 September 2007.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FERRULE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FERRULE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPOON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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