Record Details

NHER Number:29724
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman, Early Saxon, medieval and post medieval objects

Summary

Fieldwalking and metal detecting in 1993 and 1997 recovered a number pottery sherds from the medieval and post medieval periods, as well as objects from the Roman, Early Saxon, medieval and post medieval periods.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 82 08
Map Sheet:TF80NW
Parish:SWAFFHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

March 1993. Field 3.
General finds:
One unidentified grey sandy body sherd; one body sherd medieval unglazed; two body sherds glazed medieval Grimston; one rim late medieval/transition period; one body sherd probably late medieval/transitional; one glazed red earthenware.
Northern end:
One early medieval jar rim, one body sherd medieval unglazed; one body sherd glazed medieval Grimston; one late medieval/transitional body sherd; three glazed red earthenware; one post medieval stoneware.
Compiled by A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 April 1993.

Early 1997. Metal detector finds.
Roman, medieval and post medieval coins.
Post medieval token.
Early Saxon equal-armed brooch.
Post medieval bell and tag.
See lists in file.
Compiled by A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 August 1997.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Undated)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

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