Record Details

NHER Number:30395
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age palstave and multi-period metal objects and coins

Summary

Metal detecting here in 1993 and 2002-04 recovered a variety of multi-period metal objects. Finds of note included a post medieval German jetton, the butt of a Bronze Age palstave, a medieval hinge plate and part of a medieval purse frame decorated with inlaid niello.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 16 96
Map Sheet:TM19NE
Parish:THARSTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

November 1993. Metal detector finds.
Hans Schultes jetton. See list in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM) January 1994.
13th century buckle plate cast relief bird.
Medieval hinge plate.
Post medieval harness mount.
Butt of Middle Bronze Age palstave. Drawing in file.
Medieval purse frame fragment of V-shaped section, terminating in a pierced circular loop for attachment to purse bar. Decorated on front with pair of lines crossing diagonally, inlaid with neillo. Integral holes on reverse for attachment of fabric.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 23 December 1993.
Polaroid (S1) in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 12 November 1993.

September/October 2002. Metal detecting.
Post medieval coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 20 November 2002.

September/October 2002. Metal detecting.
Medieval metal objects.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 18 December 2002.

March/April 2003. Metal detecting.
One Roman, one medieval and one post medieval coin.
?Post medieval token.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 25 May 2003.

September/October 2004. Metal detecting.
One medieval coin.
One post medieval jetton.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 18 November 2004.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • PALSTAVE (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DOOR FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (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)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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