Record Details

NHER Number:29928
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Prehistoric flints and fragments of pottery dating from the Iron Age to the post-medieval periods were found during fieldwalking in 1978. Metal-detecting between 2010 and 2016 recovered late prehistoric and Early Neolithic worked flints, including a Neolithic polished axe; Iron Age, Roman and medieval pottery; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins and undated, Late Iron Age to Roman and Late Saxon to post-medieval metal objects. These include an undated silver or white metal ingot and casting waste; a Late Iron Age/Roman bow brooch; Roman brooches, a strap-end, harness fitting, terret, hair pin, bracelet, furniture fitting, furniture mount and steelyard weight; a Late Saxon unidentified copper alloy object, disc brooch and stirrup-strap mount; medieval to post-medieval buckles; a medieval brooch, lead pot mend and spindle whorl; a medieval/post-medieval lathe-turned candlestick fragment and post-medieval crotal bells, a clapper bell and a rowel spur.

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
  • Romano-British strap fitting from NHER 29928  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British brooch from NHER 29928  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British strap end from NHER 29928  © Norfolk County Council
  • Late Saxon unidentified object 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.
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.

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 and PAS records for coins.
S. Ashley (HES), 21 February 2012.

March-April 2012. Metal-detecting.
Seven Roman and one medieval coin.
Late Iron Age/Roman, Roman (S3), 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.

September-October 2015. Metal-detecting. [2].
1 Roman coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 October 2016.

November 2015-January 2016. Metal-detecting. [3].
6 Roman coins, a strap-end, brooch, harness fitting and furniture mount.
Late Saxon unidentified copper alloy object.
Medieval buckle.
Post-medieval buckle, clapper bell and a rowel spur.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 7 March 2016.

Metal-detecting. [4].
1 medieval coin.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 7 February 2017.

April-May 2016. Metal-detecting. [5].
Undated casting waste.
1 Roman coin and 1 pottery sherd.
Medieval lead pot mend.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 4 July 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 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 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • INGOT (Unknown date)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 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)
  • BROOCH (Late Iron Age to Roman - 1 AD to 45 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 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)
  • 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 - 69 AD to 260 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 98 AD to 192 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Roman - 100 AD to 250 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 100 AD to 125 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 117 AD to 117 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 147 AD to 175 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 179 AD to 180 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 186 AD to 187 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 202 AD to 205 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 402 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 270 AD to 270 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 270 AD to 270 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 286 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 364 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 286 AD to 293 AD)
  • STRAP END (Roman to Early Saxon - 300 AD to 450 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 323 AD to 326 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 325 AD to 326 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 335 AD to 337 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 353 AD to 364 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 354 AD to 360 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 355 AD to 361 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)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Late Saxon - 900 AD to 1000 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CANDLESTICK (Medieval to 19th Century - 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 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval to 14th Century - 1100 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUTTON (13th Century to 15th Century - 1230 AD to 1450 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1244 AD to 1247 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1248 AD to 1250 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1250 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1251 AD to 1272 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • VESSEL (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1354 AD to 1355 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)
  • BELL (16th Century to 18th Century - 1550 AD to 1800 AD)
  • CROTAL (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1575 AD to 1700 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1625 AD to 1649 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Map: Finder's Map..
---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.. 2012. Drawing of an incomplete Roman copper alloy hairpin.. Film. 2:1.

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