Record Details

NHER Number:29310
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age to post medieval metal objects and coins

Summary

Metal detecting in 1992 recovered a Roman brooch and a fragment of a Roman bracelet, fragments of Saxon brooches, half of a pair of Early Saxon tweezers, medieval harness and strap fittings and other metalwork.

Images - none

Location

Parish:BRACON ASH, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
WRENINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Before 1992. Metal detecting finds.
Half Early Saxon decorated tweezers. 'Arm' is twisted and silvered or tinned. Wedge and shaped terminal stamped with crescentic stamps. Lovely!
Medieval tiny copper alloy knife end cap. Elliptical incised X on both faces and star on one end.
Medieval copper alloy hooked fastener fragment with rocker arm decoration and openwork in centre.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 14 September 1992.
Seven medieval coins
See list in file.
Iron Age, Roman, Early Saxon, Late Saxon and medieval metalwork.
See list in file.
W. Milligan (NCM), 11 September 1992.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 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

  • STUD (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SLEEVE CLASP (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BOX (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)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • GAMING PIECE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPUR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (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)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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