Record Details

NHER Number:30263
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and medieval to post-medieval finds

Summary

Sporadic metal-detecting between 1993 and 2016 recovered a Roman coin as well as Roman and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Roman brooch and globular furniture fitting; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval copper alloy stud, lead pot mend and writing lead; a medieval/post-medieval thimble and post-medieval crotal bells, a saddle pommel cap, saddle pommel fragment, finger ring and hooked fitting for sword belt attachment.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 16 99
Map Sheet:TM19NE
Parish:WRENINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

October 1993. Metal detector find. [1].
2nd century coin.
See coin list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM), 11 November 1993.
W. Milligan (NCM) 10 November 1993.

1994. Metal detector finds. [1].
Medieval gilded buckle plate (openwork figure-of-eight) and rectangular slots.
Early post medieval hooked fitting for sword belt attachment (convex disc with lobed projection with rivet opposite hook).
Early post medieval buckle and triangular pin rest, and lobes at corners.
16th/17th century hooked tag with cast rosette in relief.
Polaroid (S1) in file.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 1994.
W. Milligan (NCM) 21 September 1994.

October 2012. Metal-detecting. Elden Tours, Field WG5. Site extended to the whole field. [2].
Post-medieval saddle pommel, one half.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 January 2013.

March 2016. Metal-detecting. Elden Tours, Field WG5. [3].
Roman brooch.
Medieval buckles, a copper alloy stud, writing lead and strap mount.
Medieval/post-medieval thimble.
Post-medieval buckle.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 May 2016.

August-October 2016. Metal-detecting. Elden Tours, Field WG5. [4].
Roman globular furniture fitting.
Medieval lead pot mend.
Medieval/post-medieval buckle.
Post-medieval crotal bells, a finger ring and saddle pommel cap.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 9 January 2017.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval to 15th Century - 1100 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STUD (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STYLUS (12th Century to 15th Century - 1200 AD to 1500 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (14th Century to 15th Century - 1350 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • THIMBLE (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SADDLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1540 AD to 1700 AD)
  • SADDLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1540 AD to 1700 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)
  • CROTAL (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)
  • CROTAL (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)
  • FINGER RING (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1660 AD to 1720 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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