Record Details

NHER Number:30194
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and medieval metal objects

Summary

Metal detecting in 1993 recovered a number of Roman and medieval metal objects, including a Roman brooch dating to between 40 and 65 AD.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 21 91
Map Sheet:TM29SW
Parish:SHELTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1993. Metal detector finds. Westnorthwest of St Mary's Church. [1]
Roman rear hook brooch, dated to around 40 to 65 AD.
Crossbow brooch knob, possibly 300 to 350 AD.
Identified by D. Mackreth March 1993.
Medieval cast bronze rim of vessel.
Medieval harness pendant, eight lobes (central one at top with pierced suspension lobes).
Medieval gilded bronze moulded loop (broken) perhaps pendant from belt? Transverse ogee mouldings at regular intervals.
Polaroids in file (S1).
Compiled W. Milligan (NCM), 23 February 1993.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Medieval - 43 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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