Record Details

NHER Number:29933
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds from Hobarts Close field

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1993 recovered prehistoric flints and Roman, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds, while metal-detecting in 2010 and 2014 recovered a late prehistoric retouched flake; a medieval coin and Early Saxon and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include an Early Saxon brooch; an unusual medieval strap-end, a medieval/post-medieval lead weight and a fragment of post-medieval crotal bell.

Images

  • Medieval strap end from NHER 29933  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon brooch from NHER 29933  © Norfolk County Council

Location

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

Full description

19 April 1993. Fieldwalking finds.
Flints.
Roman, 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.

October-November 2010. Metal-detecting.
Prehistoric flint flake and post-medieval crotal bell.
See list and annotated aerial photograph in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 17 December 2010.

September-October 2014. Metal-detecting. [1].
Early Saxon brooch.
1 medieval coin.
Medieval/post-medieval lead weight.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 December 2014.

October-November 2014. Metal-detecting. [2].
Unusual medieval strap-end.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 10 February 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 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)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 480 AD to 530 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • WEIGHT (12th Century to 17th Century - 1200 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (15th Century - 1490 AD to 1500 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..
---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.

Related records - none

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