Record Details

NHER Number:30429
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds, Thirty Acres

Summary

Metal detecting between 1994 and 2010 recovered a wide range of objects including prehistoric worked flint tools; Roman, Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery fragments; Roman, Saxon, medieval and post medieval metalwork and medieval coins.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 11 25
Map Sheet:TG12NW
Parish:SALLE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

February 1994. Area of sherds in arable field.
Context 1 centred at [1].
Prehistoric flints.
Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval pot sherds.
Medieval token, belt fitting
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 February 1994.

February-July 1994. Context 2 at grid reference.
One axe and one ?axe, Neolithic and ?Neolithic/?Early Bronze Age. See description by P. Robins (NCM) in file.
Middle/Late Saxon (S1), Late Saxon (S2) medieval and post medieval metalwork.
Roman, medieval and post medieval coins. See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 October 1994.

July-August 1994. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon to 14th century horseshoe. Thickened calkins, three countersunk nail holes, pronounced wavey line outer edge. Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA).
One medieval token. Identified by J. Davies (NCM).

August-September 1994. Metal detecting.
Medieval rowel spur, very worn. Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 November 1994.

March-April 1995. Metal detecting.
1) One medieval and two post medieval jettons. See list in file.
2) One body sherd Thetford-type storage jar with thumbed strips.
3) Bronze medieval key bow, elaborate cross-shaped opening, with four pierced spandrels around moulded projection, ?stylised animal head top and bottom.
4) Bronze medieval belt-chape terminal, hinged half-discoidal convex plate with pierced hole in centre and projecting lobe with transverse hole for hook to engage on counter plate.
5) Early post medieval lead rosette stud, five petals, central boss, shank on reverse.
Identified by J. Davies, S. Margeson (NCM) and A. Rogerson (NLA).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 May 1995.

May-June 1995.
One medieval coin, two medieval jettons. See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
Medieval rosette boss, repousse, convex, two rivet holes.
Fragment of lovely medieval belt fitting, hooked terminal in form of animal head. Rectangular field decorated with quatrefoil on dotted ground. Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 August 1995.

April-May 1996. Metal detecting.
Two medieval coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 November 1996.

September-October 1996. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon strap end.
Medieval metalwork, (S3).
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 November 1996.

November 1997. Metal detecting.
Prehistoric flint scatter.
Roman brooch fragment.
Bronze Age awl.
Medieval metalwork.
Identified by P. Robins and H. Geake (NCM), November 1997.
Two medieval coins. Identified by J. Davies (NCM), November 1997.
K. Sussams (NCM), 2 January 1998.

September-October 1997. Metal detecting.
?Late Saxon possible lead model for a cross-shaped brooch, with a boss in the centre and a little lug at the top to leave a hole in the mould for bronze to be poured in. POL NCM.
Three worked flints. See P.A. Robins' notes in file.
H. Geake (NCM), 30 October 1997.

February-March 1998. Metal detecting.
Two medieval coins.
Middle Saxon/Late Saxon brooch and one worked flint.

April-May 1998. Metal detecting.
Middle Saxon brooch and medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.

February-March 1999. Metal detecting.
One medieval jetton.
Late Saxon and medieval strap ends.
Late Saxon coin.

April-May 1999. Metal detecting.
One medieval jetton.

March 2000. Metal detecting.
Two medieval coins.
One English jetton.
See list in file.
K. Hinds (NLA), 13 April 2000.

April-May 2000. Metal detecting.
Medieval buckle frame and strap end.
See list in file.
K. Hinds (NLA), 22 June 2000.

June 2001. metal-detecting.
1 medieval purse bar swivelling loop, 1 thumb ring, 1 book mount, 1 ?pendant, 1 buckle, 1 buckle frame and 1 buckle pin.
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA). See description in file.
J.Page (HES) 3 March 2014

May-June 2001. Metal-detecting.
Medieval coin.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 July 2001.

October 2001. Metal detecting.
Medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 December 2001.

Strap fitting found Feb/July 1994 thought to be Iron Age, has been recognised as a medieval swivel for a leash, as evidenced by Polaroid.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 April 2008.

March-April 2009. Metal detecting
2 medieval coins, Early Saxon brooch, Medieval buckle, strap end, finger ring, harness mount and a post medieval buckle frame.
See description in file
A. Rogerson (NLA) 12 May 2009

September-October 2010. Metal-detecting.
Two medieval coins.
See lists in file.
A. Marsden (HES), 4 November 2010.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • STUD (Undated)
  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • AWL (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BOX (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HORSESHOE (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • MOULD (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • PROTOTYPE (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (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)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HORSESHOE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • LEASH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPUR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STUD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1279 AD to 1281 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1282 AD to 1289 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1305 AD to 1306 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STUD (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.
---Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
---Article in Serial: Drury, P.. 2002. Norwich Castle Keep.. British Archaeological Reports International Series. Vol 1088. pp 211-234.
---Article in Serial: Dixon, P. & Marshall, P.. 2002. Norwich Castle and its analogues.. British Archaeological Reports International Series. Vol 1088. pp 235-244.
---Monograph: Ashley, S. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 101.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Woor, F.. 1994. Drawing of a Middle/Late Saxon disc brooch.. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: Woor, F.. 1994. Drawing of a Late Saxon box mount.. Paper. 1:1.
<S3>Illustration: Hadfield, A.. 1996. Drawing of a medieval annular brooch.. Paper. 1:1.

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