Record Details

NHER Number:29311
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi period metalwork objects and pottery sherds

Summary

Metal detecting and filedwalking here in 1992 recovered various metal artefacts and pottery sherds. Finds of note included part of a medieval Grimston Ware jug, a medieval lead seal matrix, a medieval bronze finger ring with empty oval bezel and a fine medieval conical lead weight with iron suspension loop. Further work here in 2004 recovered three medieval coins and six post medieval harness mounts.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 31 98
Map Sheet:TM39NW
Parish:SEETHING, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1992. Metal detecting and fieldwalking finds.
Early Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval pottery.
Green Glazed Grimston face jug fragment.
Early medieval rim.
Late medieval/Transitional ware and Lead Glazed earthware.
Thetford type ware rims and bases.
Early Saxon sherd with grog.
Medieval, post medieval metalwork.
Medieval coins and French jetton. See list in file.
12th/13th century lead seal matrix, circular with projecting lug. [S] HVGONIS PAIS. Polaroid (S1) in file.
Probably 13th century bronze finger ring, empty oval bezel.
?Medieval nice conical lead weight with iron suspension loop.
Early post medieval bronze thimble.
Early post medieval bronze openwork harness or chest decoration with scalloped edge and trefoil openings. Spike on reverse.
Early post medieval bronze openwork stud, spike on reverse, broken off. Trefoil openings.
W. Milligan (NCM) 25 September 1992.

Before 13 January 2004. Site extended.
Three medieval coins.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects including six harness mounts.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 8 July 2004.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon to Post Medieval - 411 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOX (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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

Related records - none

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