Record Details

NHER Number:29092
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Sporadic metal-detecting between 1992 and 2016 recovered prehistoric worked flint; medieval to post-medieval pottery sherds; a medieval/post-medieval brick fragment; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins and undated, Early Saxon and Late Saxon to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include an Early Saxon brooch, copper alloy stud and strap fitting; a Late Saxon buckle and medieval buckles, a strap-end, harness mount, sword pommel cover, casket mount terminal and miniature purse frame and a post-medieval musket ball.

Images

  • Post medieval musketball from NHER 29092  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval harness pendant from NHER 29092  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TG 19 02
Map Sheet:TG10SE
Parish:MULBARTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

May 1992. Found with metal detecting. Finder's field 6. [1].
2 Roman coins (See list in file).
Henry III penny 1247-1250 (see list in file).
Medieval buckle and strap end.
Coins identified by J.A. Davies (NCM).
Buckle identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
J.A. Davies (NCM), 23 June 1992

September 1992. Further finds. [1].
Early Saxon cruciform brooch foot, worn and broken catchplate on reverse; 'nose' missing. All old breaks (photos)
Lozengiform copper alloy stud with central boss; iron on reverse ??Early Saxon.
Photographed.
Late Saxon? Copper alloy buckle fragment with punched annulets on one face, and groove in the outer edge. Photographed).
Lovely 13th century trefoiliform buckle-plate, tongue and tiny fragment of buckle loop. 3 rivets, one missing. Gilded.
Copper alloy medieval sword pommel cover with 6 facets,
Copper alloy medieval miniature purse frame, lovely, rectangular loop, moulded 'collar' just above bar. Bar has discoidal terminals. Only 37mm long.
Photographed.
1 body sherd LMT
2 medieval coins (See list).
See sketch plan in file.
Items identified by S. Margeson (NCM) & J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 October 1992

November 1992. Metal detecting find at above grid reference. [1].
13th century casket mount terminal, D-sectioned, transverse rib, rivet hole with iron staining.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 24 December 1992.

Fieldwalking 2008. Site extended - previous extent recorded as event [2].
Prehistoric worked flints; Medieval and Post-Medieval sherds; Medieval/Post-Medieval brick fragment.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 22 September 2008.

April 2016. Metal-detecting. [3].
Undated casting waste.
Medieval harness mount.
Post-medieval musket ball.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 May 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • CORE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SWORD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MUSKET BALL (17th Century to 18th Century - 1675 AD to 1800 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Map: Finder's Map..
---Photograph: 1992. LBE 16-17, Medieval purse mount..
---Photograph: 1992. LBE 18-19, Possible Late Saxon buckle..
---Photograph: 1992. LBE 20-22, Early Saxon stud..
---Photograph: 1992. LBE 23-24, Early Saxon cruciform brooch fragment..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records - none

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