Record Details

NHER Number:29721
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal detecting and fieldwalking between 1993 to 2003 recovered ?Mesolithic, Early Neolithic, Neolithic, ?Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age and undatable prehistoric worked flints; Roman, Late Saxon medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; a probable Roman tile; medieval to post-medieval tiles; Roman and medieval coins; a medieval jetton and Late Bronze Age to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Late Bronze Age ring (possibly a spindle whorl); Roman finger rings, brooches, razor, hair pin and ?loop handle; a Middle Saxon brooch; a Late Saxon stirrup-strap mount; medieval brooches, buckles and copper alloy vessel fragments; a medieval/post-medieval book clasp and lead window came; post-medieval buckles, bell, sword-belt fitting, lead powder-charge cap and lead cloth seal and undatable copper alloy casting waste and lead weights.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 05 35
Map Sheet:TG03NE
Parish:STODY, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1993. Centred at grid reference.
Context 1. Concentration of Roman pottery with medieval and post medieval sherds.
Also strange ceramic object, (S1).
Roman coin, finger ring and brooch.
Two Early Neolithic flints, including leaf point.
Medieval metalwork.
See full details and drawings in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 23 November 1993.

December 1993/January 1994.
More general finds.
Roman and Late Saxon pottery.
Roman, medieval and post medieval tiles.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 January 1994.

December 1994-January 1995.
Fragment cutting edge Bronze Age axe, (S2).
Roman protected loop terret, incomplete detailed main loop, otherwise in fine condition.
Late Saxon gilded bronze disc brooch with cruciform interlace motif, central lozenge and three strand 'cross arms' terminating in triangular motifs with three dots in each one. H-shaped lug on reverse and broken catch-plate. A variant of the Borre-style (ring-chain motif). Polaroid NCM.
Two Roman lead biconical steelyard weights. One with bronze loop, one with broken iron loop.
Roman lead spindle-whorl; cast relief decoration in form of five lozenges and surface between with vertical lines.
?Roman spherical headed iron stud with expanded square sectioned shaft tapering to a point.
Eleven Roman coins. See list in file.
Identified by S. Margeson and J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 June 1995.

April/May 1995.
Neolithic bifacial flint implement.
Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age flint knife.
See report by P. Robins (NCM) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 August 1995.

1995. Fieldwalking.
2 ?Mesolithic retouched blades.
163 undatable prehistoric flint flakes, 14 cores/flaked lumps 26 scrapers, 4 flake knives, 5 notched pieces, 6 piercers and 45 miscellaneous retouched flakes.
3 ?Early Neolithic flint cores and 7 scrapers.
4 ?later Neolithic discoidal (?Levalloisoid) flint cores.
5 ?Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age small flint scrapers.
Identified by P. Robins (NCM), who noted that, although diagnostic pieces were absent, the majority of these pieces were probably Neolithic to Early Bronze Age. See list and notes in file.
H. Geake (NCM) 11 November 1996. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 1 July 2014.

1996. Metal detecting.
Area extended to rest of field. Context 2.
?'Leaf' arrowhead.
See report in file by P. Robins (NCM), 17 June 1996.
Roman R/H brooch, from about 40 to 60/65AD.
Identified by D. Mackreth 1996. Polaroid in file.
Three Roman coins.
See list in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM), 4 July 1996.
Medieval horse harness pendant. Arms of De Bohm.
Medieval horse harness pendant; plain.
Edward I penny.
See list in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM), 4 July 1996.
W. Milligan (NCM), 7 October 1996.

Ante 7 February 1998.
Late Bronze Age ring/spindlewhorl.
Roman pin.
Medieval buckle.
Undated metalworking debris and weight.
Late Saxon sherd.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 April 1998.

1998. Metal detecting.
?Neolithic flints, four Roman coins, Late Saxon stirrup strap mount.
Medieval, post medieval and undatable metal finds.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 October 1999.

Before 8 January 2002. Metal detecting.
Medieval silver brooch
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 March 2002.

Before 7 November 2003. Metal detecting.
Three Roman and two medieval coins.
Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 July 2004.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 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

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • WEIGHT (Undated)
  • WEIGHT (Undated)
  • BORER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BORER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • CORE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • KNIFE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • NOTCHED FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED BLADE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)
  • BORER (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • CORE (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 3001 BC?)
  • KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LAUREL LEAF (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LEAF ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LEVALLOIS FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 3001 BC?)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • CORE (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC? to 2351 BC?)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC? to 1501 BC?)
  • AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • KNIFE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • RING (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • RAZOR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STUD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (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)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (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)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPUR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STUD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STUD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POWDER MEASURE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 1993. Drawing of a Roman ceramic tablet.. Film. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: Davies, J. A.. 1995. Drawing of a Bronze Age copper alloy axehead fragment.. Paper. 1:1.

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