Record Details

NHER Number:29927
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds from Inhams field

Summary

Fieldwalking and metal-detecting between 1993 and 2016 recovered prehistoric worked flints, including a Mesolithic flake, Neolithic scraper and Neolithic/Bronze Age scraper; Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; post-medieval roof tile fragments; Roman and medieval coins; post-medieval tokens and Late Bronze Age to Roman and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Late Bronze Age tanged two-edged knife; a Late Iron Age/Roman brooch; medieval buckles, a probable pin head and gilt copper alloy unidentified object; medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragments and a post-medieval lead weight and spur side.

Images

  • Late Bronze Age knife from NHER 29927  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval pin from NHER 29927  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TG 06 00
Map Sheet:TG00SE
Parish:MORLEY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

19 March 1993. Fieldwalking Survey.
Flints.
Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval sherds.
For further details see report (S1) and detailed lists and site plans in file. The results of this survey are also noted in (S2).
E. Rose (NLA) 17 August 1993.

15 and 30 November 1994. 30m transects with some closer searching. [1].
'Crinkly' surface, better weathered on second date, with winter bean crop already well shot and rather loosely sown.
2 Thetford type.
6 medieval unglazed.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA) 14 December 1994.

October-November 2010. Metal-detecting.
Neolithic worked flints, medieval coin, medieval and post-medieval sherds, post-medieval weight.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 17 December 2010.

September-October 2014. Metal-detecting. [2].
Late Bronze Age tanged two-edged knife (S3).
Late Iron Age/Roman brooch.
3 medieval coins, buckles and a probable pin head.
Medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragments.
1 post-medieval token.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 December 2014.

October-November 2014. Metal-detecting. [3].
Post-medieval spur side fragment.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 8 January 2015.

January-February 2015. Metal-detecting. [4].
Mesolithic flint flake.
Medieval gilt copper alloy unidentified object.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 7 April 2015.

September-October 2015.Metal-detecting. [5].
1 Roman coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 October 2016.

January-February 2016. Metal-detecting. [6].
Neolithic/Bronze Age flint scraper.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 May 2016.

February-March 2016. Metal-detecting. [7].
Neolithic/Bronze Age flint flake.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 May 2016.

April-May 2016. Metal-detecting. [8].
1 post-medieval token.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 4 July 2016.

May-September 2016. Metal-detecting. [9].
Medieval buckle.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 4 November 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • CORE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FLAKE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FLAKE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • KNIFE (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Late Iron Age to Roman - 20 AD to 70 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 98 AD to 117 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 13th Century - 1100 AD to 1300 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval to 15th Century - 1100 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1204 AD to 1209 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1248 AD to 1250 AD)
  • PIN (13th Century to 15th Century - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • VESSEL (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1306 AD to 1307 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1309 AD to 1310 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1667 AD to 1667 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1667 AD to 1667 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Davison, A.. 1994. Results of Fieldwalking around Morley Research Centre (Manor Farm).
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1994. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1993. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt I pp 115-123. pp 118-119.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J. 2014. Drawing of a possibly Mesolithic small tertiary soft hammer struck blade-like flake. Film. 1:1.

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