Record Details

NHER Number:25843
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman, medieval and post medieval objects and pottery sherds

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1978 recovered some Roman and medieval pottery sherds on the line of the Old Croft River. From 2005 to 2011, metal-detecting in this area has also recovered a small number of Roman to Early Saxon metal objects including a Roman coin, an Early Saxon bow brooch and an Early Saxon cruciform brooch fragment, as well as a number of medieval objects and coins, a post-medieval button, finger ring and buckle.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 49 01
Map Sheet:TF40SE
Parish:UPWELL, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

February 1978. Fenland fieldwalking, as part of Cambridgeshire Fenland Survey (land transferred to Norfolk 1990) but never entered on Cambridgeshire SMR. [1]
Roman and medieval sherds on line of Old Croft River.
Fieldwalking plan (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 3 September 1990.

For full details of wares, flint types, etc. see Fenland Folders (S2).

September or October 2005. Metal-detecting.
One medieval coin.
Post-medieval finger ring.
See lists in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 November 2005.

December 2005 or January 2006. Metal-detecting.
Two Roman coins, two medieval jettons.
Roman/Early Saxon buckle, (S3).
Medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 February 2006.

September-October 2007. Metal-detecting.
Two Roman, one Middle Saxon and one medieval coin, Romano-British, Early Saxon, medieval and post-medieval metal objects, Romano-British sherds.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 November 2007.

March-April 2010. Metal-detecting.
One Roman coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 May 2010.

October-November 2010. Metal-detecting.
Early Saxon brooch fragment and post-medieval buckle.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 9 December 2010.

November-December 2011. Metal-detecting.
Early Saxon brooch & medieval mount.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 9 January 2012.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Early Saxon - 43 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BUCKLE (Roman to Early Saxon - 43 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SPOON (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 351 AD to 353 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • CRUCIFORM BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SLEEVE CLASP (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RING (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. UPW S4. FENS.
---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Map: Fieldwalking Map.
<S2>Archive: Fenland Folders.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2006. Drawing of a Roman/Early Saxon miliatry buckle frame.. Film. 2:1.

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