Record Details

NHER Number:29928
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds from Grete Gymballs field

Summary

Prehistoric flints and fragments of pottery dating from the Iron Age to the post-medieval periods were found during fieldwalking. Metal-detecting between 2010 and 2013 recovered late prehistoric and Early Neolithic worked flints, including a Neolithic polished axe; Iron Age, Romano-British and medieval pottery; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins and Late Iron Age/Roman, Romano-British, Late Saxon, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects. These include Late Iron Age/Roman bow brooch; Roman brooches, a terret, hair pin, bracelet, furniture fitting and steelyard weight; a Late Saxon disc brooch and stirrup-strap mount; medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval buckles; a medieval brooch and spindle whorl; a fragment of medieval/post-medieval lathe-turned candlestick; two post-medieval crotal bells and an undated silver or white metal ingot.

Images

  • Late Saxon harness link from NHER 29928  © Norfolk County Council
  • Late Saxon stirrup mount from NHER 29928  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval buckle from NHER 29928  © Norfolk County Council
  • Roman buckle from NHER 29928  © Norfolk County Council
  • Roman unidentified object from NHER 29928  © Norfolk County Council
  • Roman hairpin from NHER 29928  © Norfolk County Council
  • Roman terret from NHER 29928  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TM 06 99
Map Sheet:TM09NE
Parish:MORLEY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Spring 1993. Fieldwalking finds.
Flints.
Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval, post-medieval sherds.
See detailed lists and site plans in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 17 August 1993.

September-October 2010. Metal-detecting.
Prehistoric worked flints, Iron Age, Romano-British and medieval pot sherds, 4 Roman and 1 post-medieval coin, Romano-British, Late Saxon, medieval and medieval/post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 15 November 2010.

October-November 2010. Metal-detecting.
Romano-British terret, post-medieval coin and buckle.
See list and annotated aerial photograph in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 17 December 2010.

January-February 2011. Metal-detecting.
Prehistoric worked flints, Neolithic polished axe, Romano-British and medieval sherds, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists and AP in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 23 March 2011.

December 2011-January 2012. Metal-detecting.
Three Roman and one medieval coin, Roman, medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 21 February 2012.

March-April 2012. Metal-detecting.
Seven Roman and one medieval coin.
Late Iron Age/Roman, Roman (S1), Late Saxon and medieval/post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 19 April 2012.

September-October 2013. Metal-detecting. [1].
1 medieval coin.
Information from PAS import.
P. Watkins (HES), 2 December 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • INGOT (Unknown date)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • AXEHEAD ROUGHOUT (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • BURNT FLINT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • CORE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • TRIAL PIECE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Iron Age to Roman - 100 BC to 409 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COLCHESTER BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • DOLPHIN BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HAIR PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 98 AD to 192 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 117 AD to 117 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 179 AD to 180 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 270 AD to 270 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 364 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 364 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 364 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 367 AD to 383 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STIRRUP STRAP MOUNT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CANDLESTICK (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1244 AD to 1247 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1248 AD to 1250 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1251 AD to 1272 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Map: Finder's Map..
---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.
---Unpublished document: Davison, A.. 1994. Results of Fieldwalking around Morley Research Centre (Manor Farm).
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2012. Drawing of an incomplete Roman copper alloy hairpin.. Film. 2:1.

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