Record Details

NHER Number:28385
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting in 1990 and subsequently between 2005 and 2012 recovered a late 11th to 13th century handle from a blue-grey ware Paffrath-type pottery ladle; Iron Age, Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval and post-medieval coins and Early Iron Age to post-medieval metal objects. The most noteworthy of these metal finds comprised a Bronze Age awl, an incomplete Iron Age or Roman penannular bracelet, a gold Early Saxon pyramid mount from a sword and a post-medieval decorative shoe buckle.

Images

  • Iron Age bracelet fragment from NHER 28385  © Norfolk County Council
  • Late Saxon strap-end from NHER 28385  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon unidentified object from NHER 28385  © Norfolk County Council
  • Late Saxon mount from NHER 28385  © Norfolk County Council
  • Roman key from NHER 28385  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF60NE
Parish:SHOULDHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

September 1990. Probably found with metal-detector. Found at location [1].
Long cross penny Henry III, no sceptre HENRICVS REX III.
North Class III (1248-1250).
Reverse IVR[DAN] ON WINC Probably= Jordan, Winchester.
Found by member of the public [2].
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 8 November 1990.
W. Milligan (NCM), 7 November 1990.

January 2006. Metal-detecting. Site extended.
Early Saxon gold and garnet pyramid mount from sword.
Reported as Treasure, see description in file.
Declared Treasure 25 May 2006.
E. Darch (NLA), 12 January and 1 June 2006.

Before 25 October 2005. Metal-detecting.
Two Iron Age coins.
See lists in file.
E. Darch (NLA), 7 April 2006.

Before 11 January 2006. Metal-detecting.
Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins.
Late Bronze Age (S1), Early Saxon, Roman and medieval metal objects.
See lists and description in file.
E. Darch (NLA), 20 April 2006.

Before 19 November 2010. Metal-detecting.
A Middle Saxon sceatta, an incomplete Iron Age or Roman penannular bracelet, a Late Saxon lead Winchester style strap-end and a medieval quillion from a knife or dagger.
See descriptions in file.
E. Darch (HES), 9 March 2011.

May-June 2012. Metal-detecting. Site extended to the whole field.
Roman (S2), Early Saxon (S3), Middle Saxon, Late Saxon (S4) and medieval metal objects; five medieval and four post-medieval coins; medieval blue-grey pottery ladle handle.
See lists in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 10 June 2012.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • 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

  • AWL (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • BRACELET (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • Pyramid Mount (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 700 AD to 750 AD)
  • MOUNT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP END (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DAGGER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MIRROR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (12th Century - 1180 AD to 1189 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1203 AD to 1216 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1248 AD to 1250 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1297 AD to 1299 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1335 AD to 1343 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1553 AD to 1554 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1553 AD to 1561 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1566 AD to 1566 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1580 AD to 1581 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J. 2006. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age awl.. Film. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2012. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy key handle.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2012. Drawing of a unusual enamelled Early Saxon copper alloy florid openwork unidentified object.. Film. 2:1.
<S4>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2012. Drawing of an incomplete Late Saxon copper alloy mount.. Film. 2:1.

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