Record Details

NHER Number:28314
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flints, Roman coin, Middle Saxon to post medieval objects

Summary

Metal detecting in 1989 to 1990 and 2001 recovered a number of metal objects from the Roman and Middle Saxon to post medieval periods, including an 8th century gilt copper alloy plaque decorated with a pair of animals. It is also thought that a Neolithic scraper, fabricators and arrowhead, now in the NCM, were recovered from this area.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TL78NE
Parish:WEETING WITH BROOMHILL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1989-1990. Metal detector finds. [1]
Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval metalwork and coins including:
8th century gilt bronze plaque with pair of animals.
Late Saxon hooked tag.
Athelstan penny- Polaroid NCM.
Medieval locking buckle and Edward pence.
See file for lists.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
W. Milligan (NCM), 24 April 1990.

F. Healy (NAU), gives the grid reference of this field in her Wissey Embayment gazetteer (but calls it Lynn Road Breck) as findspot in 1942-5 for:
A leaf arrowhead, scraper, retouched piece and two fabricators.
In NCM [2].
E. Rose (NAU), 30 November 1993.

Before 10 January 2001. Metal detecting.
One Late Saxon coin.
One medieval coin.
Medieval unidentified object.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 April 2001.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Post Medieval - 651 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FABRICATOR (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LEAF ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GEMSTONE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 2001. KSX 35-36, Aethelred II coin..
---Photograph: 2001. KSX 31-34, Medieval ring object..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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