Record Details

NHER Number:30202
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman, Early Saxon and post medieval metal objects

Summary

Metal detecting in 1992 to 1994 recovered a small number of Roman, Early Saxon and post medieval metal objects. This includes an Early Saxon silver gilded escutcheon, formed of two spirals with addorsed birds' heads in the centre.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 16 98
Map Sheet:TM19NE
Parish:WRENINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1992. Metal detector finds.
Early Saxon silver gilded escutcheon formed of two spirals with addorsed birds' heads in centre; silver (ungilded) where it forms the back of the head and the inside of the neck of the bird. On the back of the head is transverse ribbing. Between the birds, a rectangular zone with transverse ribbing and a pointed lobe (ungilded). One reverse two shanks for attachment. (S2)
Polaroid (S1).
S. Margeson (NCM), 20 August 1992.

December 2003 - January 2004. Metal detecting.
Sixteen Roman and one post medieval coins. One post medieval jetton.
Roman and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 February 2004.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • INGOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BOX (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BUCKET (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • VESSEL (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (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.
<S2>Illustration: 1992. Drawing of an Early Saxon silver gilded escutcheon.. Paper. 2:1.

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