Record Details

NHER Number:25689
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi - period finds

Summary

Metal detecting and fieldwalking between 1990 and 2008 recovered a wide range of objects, including a Late Bronze Age hammerhead and spear tip, Iron Age pottery fragments, Roman coins, objects and pottery fragments, medieval objects and post medieval objects and coins.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG00NW
Parish:GARVESTONE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

January 1990. Metal detecting. Thirteen Roman coins, see coin list in file.
Three strand cable bracelet fragment, D section, 4th century.
Roman steelyard, three holes (one part extant) at fulcrum end. Spindle round sectioned arm with no visible gradations, terminating in loop.
Identified by D. Gurney (NAU). (S1).

Late Bronze Age socketed hammerhead and spearhead tip. Bronze Age casting plug, (S1 and S2).
Identified by J. Wymer (NAU).

Medieval D shaped buckle.
Medieval heart shaped buckle (compare with Fishpool hoard) 15th century. Identified by S.M.Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NAU), 8 February 1990.

Found on the same date but brought in later.
About thirty Roman grey sherds; six Roman oxidised; one Samian; two coarse early Roman sherds.
One gritty Iron Age? sherd. One medieval glazed Grimston, three medieval unglazed.
A. Rogerson (NAU), 26 February 1990.

One extra Roman coin, not seen before, now added to list.
Pottery all at NCM with the exception of four largish Roman sherds retained by finder.
A. Rogerson (NAU), 9 March 1990.

1990. Further finds.
Three Roman coins.

1990 - 1991. Further fieldwalking.
One gritty Iron Age sherd (at south end of site).
Three Roman greyware.
Three medieval unglazed.
One probably medieval peg tile fragment.
One unidentified purplish oxidised bodysherd.
A. Rogerson (NLA).

July 2003. Metal detecting. Site extended. In field west of track.
One post medieval jetton.
One medieval and one post medieval metal find.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 October 2003.

January - February 2004. Metal detecting.
Six Roman and one post medieval coin.
Roman, Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 March 2004.

August - September 2004. Metal detecting.
Post medieval metal finds.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 October 2004.

Before 1 April 2008. Metal detecting.
2 Roman coins, Romano-British key handle, medieval spindle whorl and post medieval coin weight.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 May 2008.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 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)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Undated)
  • RING (Unknown date)
  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • HAMMER (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • HOARD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SPEAR (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRIDLE BIT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (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>Photograph: FHP32-37.
<S2>Illustration: Wymer, J. Drawing of a Bronze Age casting plug, a Late Bronze Age socketed hammerhead and a Late Bronze Age spearhead.. Card. 1:1.

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