Record Details

NHER Number:29163
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds scatter

Summary

A Roman brooch and part of a cosmetic palette, a medieval finger ring, buckles and other metalwork, a post medieval coin weight, ring and other metalwork, found by metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 02 43
Map Sheet:TG04SW
Parish:BLAKENEY, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1992.
Metal detecting finds from soil dumping site on gravel pit
Roman 1st century dolphin brooch and animal headed terminal from cosmetic mortar.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM)
Medieval metalwork including leather binding stamp, signet finger ring, buckles, knife handle terminal etc.
Post medieval signet ring, buckles, sword belt fitting.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM)
Coin weight, Dutch, 17th century, hand on reverse (symbol of Antwerp)
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
The cosmetic mortar fragment is described and illustrated in (S1).
S. Margeson (NCM) 23 July 1992

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COSMETIC MORTAR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CANDLE HOLDER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCISSORS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STAMP (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOILET ARTICLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Monograph: Jackson, Ralph. 2010. Cosmetic Sets of Late Iron Age and Roman Britain. British Museum Research Publication. 181. No 28.

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