Record Details

NHER Number:30362
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi period metal object scatter

Summary

Extensive metal detecting at this location from 1993 to 2007 retrieved a wealth of multi period metal objects. The collection includes a Roman Hod Hill brooch, a Middle Saxon pin, a medieval harness stud with enamelling and decorative grapes and a medieval decorated cover for the hilt of knife or dagger.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 01 88
Map Sheet:TM08NW
Parish:QUIDENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1993. Metal detector finds.
Alexander III Scotland penny.
Edward II farthing.
Henry III halfpenny.
See list in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 12 November 1993.
Medieval ring brooch (flat section, narrow pin bar). Decorated with groups of punched annulets.
Early post medieval double-looped buckle, projecting lobe, pin rests.
Early post medieval double-looped buckle, projecting lobes, triangular pin rests.
Post medieval button.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) December 1993. Polaroids (S1) in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 15 November 1993.

1993/4. Metal detector finds.
1st century Roman As. See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 31 March 1994.
Medieval brooch, buckles, pin, harness.
Post medieval metalwork.
Polaroids (S2) in file. See list in file.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) April 1994.
W. Milligan (NCM) 3 February 1994.

1994. Metal detector find.
Hod Hill brooch, 43-70/75 AD.
Identified by D. Mackreth October 1994.
Polaroid (S3) in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 15 August 1994.

November/December 1994. Metal detector find.
Medieval harness stud with shank on reverse. White enamel label of three points. Red enamel around, and it looks like a bunch of grapes in centre!
Polaroid (S4) in file.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 3 April 1995.
W. Milligan (NCM) 5 April 1995.

January - February 1995. Metal detector find.
Roman Headstud brooch ?late 1st century - 125/150.
Identified by D.Mackreth July 1995. Polaroid taken by NCM.
W. Milligan (NCM) 14 August 1995.

1995. Metal detector find at location [1].
Late Saxon animal head foot(?) with two ears projecting.
Polaroid (S5) in file.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 7 November 1995.
W. Milligan (NCM) 30 October 1995.

1996. Metal detector finds.
At location [2]. Roman 4th century coin.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 6 August 1996. See list in file.
At location [3]. Post medieval decorated spur. Terminals missing and stump of neck only.
Polaroid (S6) in file. Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA)
W. Milligan (NCM) 30 July 1996.

1996. Fieldwalking find.
Roman base sherd grey ware.
W. Milligan (NCM) 31 December 1996.

1998. Metal detecting.
Roman brooch and medieval buckle frame. Identified by K. Sussam (NCM) 1998.
See list in file wiht grid references.
K. Sussams (NCM) 13 May 1999.

Before 26 March 2001. Metal detecting.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See list in file with NGRs.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 22 September 2001.

Before 25 January 2002. Metal detecting.
Decorated Ae cover for hilt of knife or dagger.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 16 June 2002.

Before 22 April 2003. Metal detecting.
Four medieval metal objects.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 28 July 2003.

Before 16 October 2003. Metal detecting.
One medieval coin.
See list in file with grid reference.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 23 January 2004.

Before 17 November 2007. Metal detecting, site extended [4].
5 Romano-British, 3 medieval and 1 post medieval coin.
Romano-British, Middle Saxon and medieval metal objects.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 January 2008.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age to Post Medieval - 800 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Late Bronze Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HAIR PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • VESSEL (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BARREL PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DAGGER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (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)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Finds Illustration.
---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Monograph: Ashley, S.. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk.. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 101.
---Photograph: 2002. KTJ 9, Medieval knife/dagger hilt cover..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
<S2>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
<S3>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
<S4>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
<S5>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
<S6>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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