Record Details

NHER Number:30455
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1993 and 2010 recovered a late prehistoric flint flake; medieval to post-medieval pottery sherds; Roman and medieval to post-medieval coins; medieval to post-medieval jettons and tokens and undatable and Roman to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include undatable lead weights; Roman brooches and a vessel fragment; a Roman/Early Saxon buckle; an Early Saxon buckle; a Middle Saxon strap-end; a Late Saxon stirrup terminal and weight; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval padlock, lead ampulla, book fitting, key, pilgrim badge, seal matrix, spindle whorl and a harness pendant and fitting; a medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragment, chafing dish fragment, an arrowhead, part of a candlestick; a coin weight, spoon knop and a bolster from a tang knife and a post-medieval dagger scabbard, weight, cloth seal, finger ring, thimble, powder measure and crotal bell.

Images

  • Late Saxon stirrup terminal 1 from NHER 30455  © Norfolk County Council
  • Late Saxon stirrup from NHER 30455  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TG 13 23
Map Sheet:TG12SW
Parish:CAWSTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

December/January 1994.Metal detecting.
Roman dolphin type brooch. Very large example - 62mm long. Simple moulded decoration; groove running down centre of bow, 1st century AD.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 March 1994.

June-July 2002. Metal-detecting. Area extended to whole field. Original [1].
1 Roman brooch (Langton Down).
1 medieval jetton.
1 medieval/post-medieval bar mount, 1 belt mount and 1 unidentified object.
2 post-medieval buckle frames and 2 book clasps.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA)and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 28 August 2002.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 27 February 2014. [3]

June-July 2002. Metal-detecting. In southern part of field (centred at [2]).
1 medieval purse frame.
2 post-medieval coins, 2 cloth seals, 1 buckle and 1 button.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and Coins identified by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 28 August 2002.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 27 February 2014.

October 2002. Metal-detecting. In south west part of field.
4 medieval coins, 1 belt plate, 1 mount and 1 horse harness pendant.
5 post-medieval coins, 2 coin weights, 2 jettons, 1 lead token, 1 spur attachment, 2 buttons, 2 tinned belt bar mounts (?from the same ?sword belt), 4 lead cloth seals and 1 furniture escutcheon plate.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 25 November 2002.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 12 March 2014.

October-November 2002. Metal-detecting. In north part of field.
1 Roman coin and 1 pottery sherd (Greyware).
1 medieval coin, 1 ?censer fragment, 1 strap end spacer, 1 belt mount/buckle plate and 1 belt bar mount,
1 medieval/post-medieval belt bar mount and 2 cauldron fragments (1 lug, 1 foot).
3 post-medieval coins, 1 belt bar mount, 1 lead powder charge cap and 2 lead cloth seals.
2 undatable lead weights.
pottery Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA), other objects by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 December 2002.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 27 February 2014.

September-October 2004. Metal-detecting.
1 Roman brooch (bow and Fantail type).
1 Early Saxon buckle.
1 medieval composite hooked mount (from strap), 1 buckle and 1 seal matrix.
1 medieval/post-medieval candlestick fragment.
3 post-medieval belt mounts, 1 dress hook, 1 buckle frame and 1 hooked mount.
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 17 November 2004.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 12 March 2014.

December 2004-January 2005. Metal-detecting. Mostly from south end of field.
1 medieval buckle frame, 1 seal matrix, 1 strap end fragment and 1 buckle plate (gilt).
1 post-medieval coin, 1 lead button (unusual), 1 belt mount, 1 ?sword belt ?mount fragment and 2 lead cloth seals.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 22 February 2005.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 27 February 2014.

January-February 2005. Metal-detecting.
2 Roman brooches (1 Rosette, 1 dolphin).
1 Late Saxon weight.
1 medieval coin. 1 strap end and 1 buckle frame.
1 post medieval coin weight, 1 hooked tag and 1 belt mount.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 March 2005.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 27 February 2014.

March-April 2005. Metal-detecting in two areas.
1 medieval coin.
3 ?medieval/post-medieval tokens.
2 post-medieval jettons, 2 buckle frames, 2 belt mounts, 2 buttons (one of them silver), 7 lead cloth seals and 1 lead weight.
3 ?post-medieval tokens.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 April 2005.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 6 February 2014.

August-September 2005. Metal-detecting.
2 Roman brooches (1; dolphin type, 1; Colchester two-piece type).
1 medieval buckle pin and 1 key fragment (for mounted lock).
1 medieval/post-medieval buckle.
1 post-medieval coin, 2 tokens, 1 buckle frame, 1 hooked tag, 2 belt-mounts, 1 belt/harness mount, 1 button, 1 furniture draw handle back plate, 3 lead cloth weights and 1 weight (?16 pennyweight).
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 October 2005.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 12 March 2014.

November 2005. Metal detecting.
Medieval finger ring,
See list in file
A. Rogerson, (NLA), 31 August 2009

July-August 2006. Metal-detecting.
1 Roman brooch.
1 ?Middle Saxon two-part strap end (S1),
1 medieval buckle plate and 1 lead pilgrim badge.
1 medieval/post-medieval ?projectile head.
1 post-medieval coin.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 17 September 2006.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 27 February 2014.

November/December 2006. Metal-detecting.
2 Roman coins and 1 pottery sherd (greyware).
1 medieval pottery sherd (unglazed), 1 small folding strap clasp and 1 buckle.
1 post-medieval coin, 1 whittle-tang knife end cap, 1 silver thimble, 1 belt mount, 2 buttons, 4 lead weights and 3 lead cloth seals.
1 ?post-medieval strap end.
Ceramic Objects Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA), other objects by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA),13 January 2007.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 27 February 2014.

December 2006 - January 2007. Metal-detecting.
1 medieval coin, 1 three-part composite strap-end and 1 silvered spur fragment.
1 post-medieval coin.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 February 2007.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 27 February 2014.

November - December 2007. Metal-detecting.
1 Late Saxon stirrup-strap mount (unusual, see (S2)) .
1 medieval coin, 2 composite strap ends, 2 ?spindle whorls and 1 unidentified object (gilt).
2 post-medieval tokens.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and Coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 January 2008.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 27 February 2014.

December 2007. Metal-detecting. [4].
Medieval/post-medieval maidenhead knop from a spoon.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 May 2015.

December 2007 - January 2008. Metal-detecting.
1 Roman vessel mount (moulded representation of ?Pan, see (S3)).
1 Roman/Early Saxon ?military buckle plate (Hawkes and Dunning type II A).
1 medieval coin and 1 ?buckle plate.
2 medieval/post-medieval buckle frames, 1 purse bar fragment and 1 strap end hook.
1 post-medieval coin, 2 tokens, 1 Silver maidenhead spoon knop (gilt), 1 lead weight, 3 buckle frames, 1 spur fragment and 1 lead cloth seal.
1 undated lead unidentified object and 1 steel chape.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists and annotated map in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 February 2008.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 27 February 2014.

January-February 2008. Metal-detecting.
4 medieval pottery sherds (2 unglazed, 1 LMT, 1 Glazed), 1 seal matrix, 1 ?book mount (gilt), 1 lead weight and 1 white-metal button.
1 medieval/post-medieval vessel fragment (leg or handle), 1 buckle frame fragment, 1 chafing dish handle and2 lead weights.
5 post-medieval coins, 5 tokens, 1 jetton, 1 pottery sherd (GRE), 3 buckle frames, 1 tinned belt or harness mount, 1 pair of sword belt hooked mounts, 1 rowel spur fragment, 2 book clasps, 4 lead cloth seals (inc 1 with a merchants mark, 1 of the Dutch community).
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 March 2008.

September-October 2010. Metal-detecting.
Prehistoric flint fake, 1 Roman and 2 post-medieval coins, medieval, post-medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists& map in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 8 November 2010.

November-December 2010. Metal-detecting.
3 medieval coins, Late Saxon, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists and annotated map in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 10 January 2011.

(S4) - PAS details to follow.
J. Richards (HES), 23 September 2015.

Description from record MNF67690:
Portable Antiquities Scheme find provenance information:
Date found: 2007-12-21T00:00:00Z
Methods of discovery: Metal detector

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (14th Century to 17th Century - 1400 AD to 1650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Roman to Early Saxon - 43 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • STRAP END (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ARROWHEAD (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CANDLESTICK (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CHAFING DISH (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PILGRIM BADGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPUR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPOON (14th Century to 17th Century - 1400 AD to 1650 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POWDER MEASURE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP END (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2006. Drawing of a Middle Saxon small two part strap-end.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2008. Drawing of a Late Saxon Stirrup strap mount.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2008. Drawing of a Roman vessel mount.. Film. 2:1.
<S4>Illustration: Gibbons, J. 2008. Drawing of incomplete unusual form of Late Saxon stirrup-strap mount,. Film. 2:1.

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