Record Details

NHER Number:28728
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coins, Middle Saxon brooch, medieval Papal bull and other metalwork finds

Summary

Metal detecting here in between 1990 and 2002 recovered a large number of multi-period objects. These included numerous Roman, medieval and post medieval coins, a Roman finger ring, a Middle Saxon brooch, a medieval harness pendant and a Papal bull of Martin IV (1281-85).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 86 81
Map Sheet:TL88SE
Parish:THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1990 - 1991. Metal detector finds [1].
16th/17th century coins etc., plus three Roman coins.
None so far seen by Museums.
W. Milligan (NCM), 3 December 1991.
See letter filed under NHER 28661

Probably 1990s. Metal detecting, site extended [2].
Middle Saxon one-piece bow brooch (S1), 2 post medieval coins and 2 jettons.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 February 2008.

June - July 2002. Metal detecting.
One Roman and four medieval coins.
Roman finger ring.
Medieval buckle, harness pendant (S2) and papal bull.
See lists and drawing in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 28 August 2002.

Before 9 October 2002. Metal detecting.
Twenty Roman coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 January 2003.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BULL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2008. Drawing of a Middle Saxon incomplete bow brooch.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 2002. Drawing of a medieval horse harness pendant.. Film. 2:1.

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