Record Details

NHER Number:28213
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman to post medieval objects

Summary

Metal detecting between 1991 and 1997 recovered a number of objects from the Roman to post medieval periods. These include Roman coins, pottery sherds from the Middle and Late Saxon periods, and Late Saxon tweezers.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 82 08
Map Sheet:TF80NW
Parish:SWAFFHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

April 1991. Metal detector finds. [1] Field 1.
Several finds in triangular field Roman coins.
Early Saxon/Medieval metalwork
See file.
Compiled by A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 June 1991

November 1991. Further metal detector finds.
15th century bronze knife handle terminal, solid cast in form of horse's foot and shoe. (Identified by S. Margeson NCM)
Compiled by A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 December 1991

January 1992. Metal detector finds. [1]
Medieval (probably late medieval) 'topless' thimble, spiral punched decoration.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
Compiled by A. Rogerson (NLA), 28 February 1992

February 1992. Further metal detecting. [1].
Medieval and post medieval pottery
Medieval metalwork
See lists in file.
Compiled by A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 March 1992

March 1992. Continued metal detecting. [1].
Further Late Saxon-Post medieval finds
See lists in file.
Compiled by A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 April 1992

October 1992. At north end of field at above grid reference.
One body sherd abraded pimply Middle Saxon Ipswich ware with oxid exterior and oxid inner margin.
Also in field: Iron spoon bit, rectangular tapering shank; broken at both ends. Length 111mm. ?Date, not recent.
Compiled by A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 October 1992.

March 1993. Metal detector finds.
Early post medieval bronze double-looped buckle.
Early post medieval bronze seal matrix, cross hatched collar and 'HB' within leaf scrolls on oval face.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
Compiled by A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 May 1993.

March 1993. Further finds.
Rim of Late Saxon Thetford-type jar.
One base sherd medieval unglazed.
One base sherd medieval unglaze or Thetford-type.
Compiled by A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 April 1993.

Early 1997. Metal detector finds.
Medieval coins, post medieval jettons, medieval/Post medieval coin weight.
Roman brooch.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
Compiled by A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 August 1997.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 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

  • DRILL BIT (Undated)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DAGGER (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)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • NET SINKER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SAW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CANDLE HOLDER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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