Record Details

NHER Number:30201
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon to post medieval metal objects and coins

Summary

Metal detecting in 1992 and 1993 recovered a number of objects from the Early Saxon to post medieval periods. This includes two Early Saxon brooch fragments and a 12th or 13th lead seal matrix.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 15 99
Map Sheet:TM19NE
Parish:WRENINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

June 1992. Metal detector finds.
Middle Saxon strap end with animal head terminal pierced lobes at top, shield shaped field below (inlaid with white paste ?enamel) and below a circular field with trace of silver wire inlay (below inlay in shield shaped field is hatching).
Polaroid (S1) in file.
Lead 12th/13th century seal matrix lozenge shaped with fleur-de-lis within lozenge. SIGIL ALICIE RELICIE RIC.
Illegible short cross penny Plantagenet King 1180-1247. Canterbury mint.
See coin form in file.
Post medieval tiny bronze shears or tweezers (decorated).
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 20 August 1992.
W. Milligan (NCM), 20 August 1992.

1993. Metal detector finds.
Thirteen medieval coins.
See coin list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM), 29 July 1993.
Two Early Saxon brooch fragments and ?bead.
11th century box mount.
Two medieval buckle fragments, belt fitting, harness pendant, vessel fragment, lead token and bronze waste.
One hexagonal brooch/buckle.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 1993.
Full details in file.
W. Milligan (NCM), 5 July 1993.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • BEAD (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BOX (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SHEARS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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