Record Details

NHER Number:29193
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting in this area from 1992 onwards has recovered a large number of objects from the Roman to post-medieval periods. This includes Roman, Saxon, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; a Roman ritual hammer; a number of brooches from the Early Saxon and Late Saxon periods; a Middle/Late Saxon strap-end; a medieval finger ring and folding strap clasp; medieval/post-medieval metal objects and post-medieval coins, a jetton, token, finger ring and dress accessories.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 50 02
Map Sheet:TF50SW
Parish:UPWELL, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

August 1992. Metal detector find. [1]
Context 1 at grid reference.
Two medieval (& one post-medieval) coins, see list.
Identified J. Davies.
Compiled by A. Rogerson, 5 October 1992.

July 1994. Metal-detector find.
Over larger area around first findspot, plan in file (S1).
Roman ritual hammer.
Early Saxon brooches.
Medieval metalwork and coins.
Post-medieval coins.
See full details in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 23 August 1994.

August 1994. Metal-detector find.
Fancy square medieval bronze belt mount with central rivet. Cast decoration of beaded border and central square motif set diagonally.
Three Roman coins.
Five medieval coins.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 20 September 1994.

September 1994. Metal-detector find.
Medieval shield-shaped mount, probable belt fitting, quadruped in counter relief facing left, ?once enamelled, gilding traces of. Shank 9mm long. Found at [2].
Medieval coin.
See list in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 31 October 1994.

January 1995. Metal-detector find.
?Roman stud, Middle Saxon/Late Saxon strap end and brooch, medieval and post-medieval metalwork.
Post-medieval coin.
See lists and map (S1) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 March 1995.

October 1994. Metal-detector find.
Two medieval and two post-medieval coins, one medieval jetton.
Two other coins at British Museum awaiting identification.
Late Saxon fox head buckle
Medieval and post-medieval seals and dress fittings.
See 1:10,000 plan and list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 December 1994.

1995. Metal-detector find.
Early Saxon brooch fragment.
Post-medieval buckle and weight.
See list in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 October 1995.

January 1996. Further metal-detector finds.
Roman coin.
Medieval metal finds - finger ring, brooch, pilgrim badge etc.
Medieval coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 March 1996.

July 1996. Metal-detector find.
Medieval coin and coin weight.
Post-medieval fastener.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 September 1996.

January 1997. Metal-detector find.
Medieval coin. See list in file. [3]
Lead sheet fragment with linear and cross-hatched cast relief ornament, seam with remains of some means of attachment on reverse. ?Part of medieval pilgrim badge. [1]
Lead fragment with beardless bust on one face, and ?attachment stub on reverse. Bust has high and elaborate hair style. [1]
Probably post-medieval.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 February 1997.

February 1997. Metal-detector find.
Found at [4].
Medieval ?harness pendant. Cast in form of scallop shell, grooved and punched decorated. ?Silvered/tinned. Suspension loop missing. 12th/14th century.
Early post-medieval button. Cast, one-piece, circular head with floral design.
One medieval coin.
See list in file.
Identified by V. Fryer (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 April 1997.

March 1997. Metal-detector find.
Fragment of cast lead/lead alloy strip (width ??mm) showing part of a draped human figure, left arm at waist, right arm raised to hold ?staff or similar. Probably post-medieval, but possibly medieval. Ident V. Fryer (NCM).
Bronze round uniface coin weight. French or English. For a French ecu 1422-75.
Medieval coin, medieval token.
Post-medieval coin.
See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 May 1997.

December 1997. Metal-detector find. [5]
Three medieval coins.
One post-medieval jetton.
See list in file.
Part of the rectangular frame from clasp (probably similar to folding strap clasp). Outer edge and one arm only survive; outer edge has cast decoration of a human face wearing a crown with fleur-de-lis points. A ridge to either side of the head recalls similar ridges on folding strap plate frames. Slightly bigger than, but similar to Dress Access. No. S68. 13th/15th century.
Identified by H. Geake (NCM).
Polaroid (S2).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 31 January 1998.

October 2001. Metal-detecting.
Medieval and post-medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 December 2001.

October to November 2001. Metal-detecting.
In area of context 1.
Medieval and post-medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 February 2001.

May 2002. Metal-detecting.
Four Roman coins.
Four medieval coins.
Two post-medieval coins.
Medieval and post-medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 July 2002.

November 2002. Metal-detecting.
Three medieval coins.
Medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 January 2003.

January to February 2003. Metal-detecting. [6]
Two post-medieval coins.
Medieval buckle.
See lists in file with NGRs.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 March 2003.

February to March 2003. Metal-detecting.
Three medieval coins.
Medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 April 2003.

March to April 2003. Metal-detecting.
Medieval coin.
Medieval (including another pilgrim badge) and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 May 2003.

April to May 2003. Metal-detecting.
Two Roman, five medieval and four post-medieval coins.
Early Saxon, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file with NGRs.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 June 2003.

May or June 2003. Metal-detecting.
One Roman, seven medieval and two post-medieval coins.
Roman, Middle Saxon. Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval sherds.
Medieval and post-medieval metal finds.
Medieval roofing tile fragment.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 July 2003.

June or July 2003. Metal-detecting.
Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval sherds.
Two medieval coins.
Post-medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 August 2003.

February or March 2004. Metal-detecting.
One medieval and one post-medieval coin.
Medieval casket mount and post-medieval cloth seal.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 April 2004.

March to May 2004. Metal-detecting.
Two medieval and one post-medieval coins.
Medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
Medieval sherds.
See lists in file with grid references of areas of finds.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 June 2004.

January or February 2005. Metal-detecting.
One Roman, three medieval and one post-medieval coins, post-medieval jettons.
Post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 March 2005.

February or March 2005. Metal-detecting.
Medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 April 2005.

June-July 2008. Metal-detecting.
One Roman, 12 Medieval and seven post-medieval coins; Middle Saxon (S3), Middle/Late Saxon, medieval (S4), post-medieval and undatable metal objects; 17 post-medieval tokens; two jettons and one coin weight.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 September 2008.

April-May 2009. Metal-detecting. SITE EXTENDED.
Two medieval and one post-medieval coin, Late Saxon brooch, medieval purse bar, knife end stop, post-medieval belt or harness mount and buckle frame.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 June 2009.

May-June 2009. Metal-detecting.
One Roman coin, medieval and post-medieval jettons, post-medieval knife end stop and candle snuffers.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 July 2009.

May-June 2010. Metal-detecting.
Middle Saxon/Late Saxon strap-end, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects, two post-medieval coins.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 July 2010.

March-April 2012. Metal-detecting.
Medieval and post-medieval metal objects, post-medieval token and jetton.
See lists in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 8 May 2012.

April-May 2012. Metal-detecting.
Post-medieval coin, buckle and button.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 6 June 2012.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FINGER RING (Unknown date)
  • CEREMONIAL OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HAMMER (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STUD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP END (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BARREL PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PILGRIM BADGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PILGRIM BADGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROTARY KEY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1500 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CANDLE SNUFFER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1567 AD to 1570 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1583 AD to 1603 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1625 AD to 1634 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Map: Finder's Map..
---Photograph: 1994. LDN 17-20, Medieval buckle with dragons..
---Photograph: 2003. KTT 1, Early Saxon florid cruciform fragment..
---Photograph: 1995. LCM 21-22, Early Saxon cruciform brooch..
---Photograph: 1995. LDC 1-2, Medieval/Post medieval hooked tag..
---Photograph: 1995. LDD 35, Medieval buckle..
---Photograph: 1995. LDD 36, Late Saxon borre style disc..
---Photograph: 1994. LDN 11-14, Medieval lead seuilar brooch..
---Photograph: 1994. LDN 15-16, Late Saxon viking brooch..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Map: Annotated map of finds.
<S2>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2008. Drawing of a Middle Saxon unidentified object.. Film. 2:1.
<S4>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2008. Drawing of a medieval gilt finger ring.. Film. 2:1.

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