Record Details

NHER Number:30375
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal finds scatter

Summary

Metal detecting at this location at various times from 1993 to 2005 retrieved a selection of multi period metal objects. These included Roman coins and sherds of grey ware pottery, a Middle Saxon pin and an early post medieval harness mount.

Images - none

Location

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

Full description

1993. Metal detector finds.
Three Roman greyware.
Four medieval sherds unglazed, including early medieval rim.
Middle Saxon faceted headed pin and collar.
Information about the above from member of the public [1].
Early post medieval harness mount, two spikes on reverse, elaborate trefoil terminal and spiral cast ornament on heart-shaped plate.
Information on the above from member of the public [2].
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) December 1993.
W. Milligan (NCM) 6 December 1993.

January/February 1995. Metal detector find.
4th century follis.
See list in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 6 April 1995.
W. Milligan (NCM) 6 April 1995.

1996. Metal detector find.
4th century coin.
See list in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 6 August 1996.
W. Milligan (NCM) 14 August 1996.

1998. Metal detecting.
One continental medieval coin. See list in file.
At location [3]. Small Hod Hill brooch with white metal coating. Rolled over head containing fragment of ?iron axix bar; wide bow with central broad flute and pair of flanking flutes; one pair of side lugs; two broad and three narrow horizontal flutes on the leg. Catchplate on reverse. Similar to Hattatt 51 - see (S1). 1st century AD.
Polaroid taken by NCM.
Identified by H. M. Geake (NCM).

May 1998.
At location [4]. Early post medieval double looped frame, both loops oval, with white metal coating. Badly corroded but possible ridged moulding on both parts of frame, enlarged at pin rests.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 22 March 2000.

Before 10 May 2005. Metal detecting.
Five Roman coins.
One medieval and one post medieval metal object.
See lists and (S2) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 2 September 2005.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Post Medieval - 43 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Publication: Hattatt, R.. 1985. Iron Age and Roman brooches.
<S2>Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.

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