Record Details

NHER Number:25853
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal objects, coins and pottery sherds

Summary

Extensive metal detecting here during 1991-2003 recovered a huge number of artefacts, coins and pottery sherds. Finds of note included Middle Saxon tweezers, medieval lead ampullae, a decorative plate from a Late Saxon bridle cheekpiece, part of a fine medieval/post medieval finger ring, a beautiful Late Saxon vessel foot in the Ringerike style and a medieval seal matrix with a fleur-de-lis motif.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF41SE
Parish:WEST WALTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

August-September 1990. Large metal detector scatter included other NHER sites [1].
Roman sherd.
Late Saxon, Middle Saxon and medieval metalwork and coins.
Information from finder.
See 1:2500 plot and lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NAU) 26 September 1990.

September 1991. Metal detecting.
Middle Saxon, Late Saxon finds.
Medieval coin.
See list and plan in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 1 November 1991.

October 1991. Further metal detector finds.
Middle Saxon coin.
Medieval coin.
Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval sherds. (Pottery NCM)
Full details in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 25 November 1991.

1992. Metal detector find.
Middle Saxon pin. Details in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 5 October 1992.

1993.
Further Early Saxon-medieval metalwork.
Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval coins.
Middle Saxon-post medieval sherds.
See map and lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 28 June 1993.

August 1994 and March 1995.
Medieval and Late Saxon coins.
Middle Saxon and medieval metal objects.
See lists and map in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 28 April 1995.

April 1995.
Medieval coins, jettons, post medieval coins.
Middle Saxon, medieval metalwork.
Late Saxon sherd.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 2 June 1995.

July 1995.
Coin of Henry III.
See list and map in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 27 August 1995.

August 1995. Individual and group plotted finds nos 77-85.
Early Saxon/Middle Saxon vessel mount.
Middle Saxon tweezers and pin.
Late Saxon/medieval lead objects.
Medieval and post medieval metalwork.
Medieval coins and post medieval jetton.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 2 October 1995.

August 1996. Metal detector finds nos. 86 and 87.
Late Saxon box/stirrup mount (S2).
Roman strap end.
See list and map in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 1 October 1996.

September 1996. Metal detector finds.
Medieval coin.
Middle Saxon pin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 4 November 1996.

August 1997. Metal detector finds.
Middle Saxon and medieval coins.
Middle Saxon pin.
Late Saxon finger ring and stirrup mount.
Medieval buckle.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 3 October 1997.

August 1998. Metal detector finds.
Middle Saxon and post medieval coins.
Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 4 October 1998.

October-November 1999. Metal detecting. Finds spot nos 101-107.
Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval and early post medieval metal finds.
Late Saxon, medieval and arly post medieval coins.
See lists and map in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 30 November 1999.

July-August 2000. Metal detecting.
One Middle Saxon and five medieval coins (find nos 108-111).
See list and 1:2500 map copy in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 29 September 2000.

September 2001. Metal detecting.
Post medieval coin.
Middle Saxon and medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 13 December 2001.

September/October 2002. Metal detecting.
Two Middle Saxon and one Late Saxon metal objects, nos 117-119, plotted on 1:2500 plan in file.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 6 November 2002.

August/September 2003. Metal detecting.
Medieval and post medieval coins.
Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal objects (finds nos 120-5).
See lists and plan in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 9 October 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 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

  • MINIATURE OBJECT (Undated)
  • PIN (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BEAD (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • VESSEL (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • VESSEL (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BELL (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BOX (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BOX (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BRIDLE BIT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HARNESS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • VESSEL (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PILGRIM BADGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPOON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPUR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. 2001. Finds Photograph. Polaroid.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Article in Monograph: Rogerson, A.. 2003. Six Middle Anglo-Saxon Sites in West Norfolk.. Markets in Early Medieval Europe: Trading and ' Productive' Sites, 650-850. Pestell, T. & Ulmschneider, K. (ed.).
---Thesis: Davies, G.. 2010. Settlement, economy and lifestyle: The changing social identities of the coastal settlements of West Norfolk, 450-1100 AD..
---Photograph: 1999. KSQ 32, Middle Saxon pin head.
---Photograph: 1999. KSQ 33-34, Late Saxon bridle cheekpiece.
---Photograph: 2001. KSZ 31, Two Middle Saxon pin heads..
---Photograph: 2001. KSZ 32, Middle Saxon decorative object..
---Photograph: 2001. KSZ 33, Middle Saxon pin head..
---Photograph: 2001. KSZ 34-36, Medieval strap end..
---Photograph: 1995. LCM 10-12, Early Saxon pendant face..
---Photograph: 1995. LCM 13-14, Medieval hasp with face..
---Photograph: 1995. LCM 25-26, Late saxon/Medieval lead object..
---Photograph: 1995. LCX 27-28, Middle Saxon strap-end..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: FTA 21-31, FTF 30-1, FTX 1, 10-11.
<S1>Illustration: [Unknown]. [Unknown]. Drawing of a Late Saxon stirrup strap mount. Paper. Unknown.
<S2>Illustration: Holness, A. 1996. Drawing of a Late Saxon stirrup strap mount. Paper. 1:1.

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