Record Details

NHER Number:30383
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi period metal object scatter


Metal detecting at this location from 1993-97 recovered a range of metal objects dating to a variety of archaeological periods. Noteworthy finds comprised a tiny Iron Age terret, an
Early Saxon wrist clasp with animal head decoration, and numerous coins such as a half groat of Edward III.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 02 89
Map Sheet:TM08NW

Full description

1993. Metal detector find.
Tiny Iron Age terret.
Polaroid (S1) in file.
Drawing NCM, (S2) in the Illustration Library.
W. Milligan (NCM) 3 December 1993.

1994. Metal detector finds.
3rd century coin.
See list in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 5 May 1994.
Early Saxon wrist clasp, three square bosses and in between two facing animal heads, two loops on reverse.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 11 October 1994.
W. Milligan (NCM) 1994.

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.

1995. Metal detector find at location [1].
Edward I penny.
See list in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 20 March 1996.
W. Milligan (NCM) 28 March 1996.

1995. Metal detector find at location [2].
Late Saxon hooked tag with dot-in-cirle decoration, shield-shaped. Attachment holes broken off, tip of hook broken off.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 7 November 1995.
Polaroid (S3) in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 30 October 1995.

1996. Metal detector finds.
At location [3]. ?Continental plate brooch, probably 2nd century. Ident D.Mackreth July 1996.
At location [4]. Post medieval bronze vessel lid handle fragment.
Polaroids (S4) in file.
At location [4]. Edward III half groat. Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 31 July 1996.
At location [5]. 3rd century coin. Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 6 August 1996.
See lists in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 30 July 1996.

1997. Metal detecting.
Roman coin. Identified by J. A. Davies (NCM) 28 July 1997.
See list in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 27 January 1998.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Post Medieval - 800 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SLEEVE CLASP (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
<S2>Illustration: Unknown. 1993. Drawing of an Iron Age terret.. Paper. 1:1.
<S3>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
<S4>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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