Record Details

NHER Number:30208
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting in 1993 and between 2014 and 2015 recovered Roman pottery sherds; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; post-medieval jettons and a token and Bronze Age, Roman, Late Saxon and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Bronze Age copper alloy ring; Roman brooches, a ring and weight; a Late Roman/Early Saxon possible military belt fitting; an Early Saxon brooch; a Late Saxon stirrup strap mount and brooch; medieval to post-medieval buckles; a medieval weight and key; a medieval/post-medieval copper alloy ring, part of a cauldron, coin weight, book clasp and a writing lead and post-medieval crotal bells, furniture fitting and thimble.

Images

  • Early Saxon brooch from NHER 30208  © Norfolk County Council
  • Late Saxon disc brooch from NHER 30208  © Norfolk County Council
  • Roman strap fitting from NHER 30208  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TM19NE
Parish:WRENINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1993. Metal detector finds. [1].
Two Roman coins.
See coin list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM), 7 July 1993.
Colchester brooch, 1-40/50AD.
?Roman or medieval lead conical weight and suspension ring.
Medieval gilt bronze elaborate suspension loop and broken frame from harness pendant.
Early post medieval spur rowel box and knob for attachment to back of spur.
Early 17th century sword-belt buckle with folded attachment plate and integral suspension loop. Double looped buckle, one loop broken. Plate and buckle decoration with foliage.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), June 1993.
Polaroids (S1) in file.
Norwich farthing token, 1670.
Henry V penny.
See coin list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
W. Milligan (NCM), 5 July 1993.

September 2011. Metal-detecting. Elden Tours, Field W1.
Three medieval and eight post-medieval coins, a medieval/post-medieval coin weight, three post-medieval jettons, Romano-British pot sherd, Late Saxon, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists and (S2) in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 2 March 2012.

October 2012. Metal-detecting. Elden Tours, Field W2. [2].
Late Roman/Early Saxon strap military belt fitting.
Early Saxon brooch.
Late Saxon brooch.
Medieval buckles and a key for a mounted lock.
Post-medieval buckle frame and a shoe buckle.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 February 2013.

August-September 2014. Metal-detecting. Elden Tours, Field W2. [3].
Roman brooch.
Medieval/post-medieval book clasp.
Post-medieval crotal bell and buckle.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 10 February 2015.

October 2015. Metal-detecting. Elden Tours, Field W2. [4].
Roman brooch.
Post-medieval buckle.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 February 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Early Saxon - 43 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 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

  • RING (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 100 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PLATE BROOCH (Roman - 175 AD to 250 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman to Early Saxon - 300 AD to 450 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 475 AD to 500 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 480 AD to 530 AD)
  • STIRRUP STRAP MOUNT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 900 AD to 1000 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STYLUS (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (12th Century to 13th Century - 1150 AD to 1247 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1205 AD to 1210 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 15th Century - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (14th Century to 15th Century - 1350 AD to 1450 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (14th Century to 16th Century - 1400 AD to 1599 AD)
  • COIN (15th Century - 1465 AD to 1483 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1650 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1553 AD to 1554 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1591 AD to 1594 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD? to 1699 AD?)
  • CROTAL (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)
  • JETTON (17th Century - 1612 AD to 1651 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1614 AD to 1625 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century - 1620 AD to 1680 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1625 AD to 1634 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1636 AD to 1643 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1660 AD to 1720 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1660 AD to 1720 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1697 AD to 1697 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---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>Map: S. Elden. 2011. Elden Tours Finder's Map.

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