Record Details

NHER Number:30611
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval coin hoard and multi-period objects and pottery sherds

Summary

Extensive metal detecting in this area during 1994-2003 recovered a large number of metal objects, coins and pottery sherds. Finds included a scattered hoard of 342 medieval pennies, a medieval gilded copper alloy ring brooch, Early Saxon brooches and a grooved bronze knob terminal from the bar of a locking medieval buckle.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF82NW
Parish:WEST RUDHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

23 to 30 April 1994. Metal detecting.
Context 2: Scattered hoard of 334 Long Cross pennies at [1].
Found by [2].
Declared Treasure Trove April 1995.

Site visit by A. Rogerson (NLA) 20 May 1994. Area measured.
Maximum spread of coins 12.2m x 12.2m (40ft x 40ft), most within 6.1m x 6.1m (20ft x 20ft). Depth 1.3cm to 33cm (0.5in to 13ins).
Ploughsoil dug over and detected in inner area.
Sandy gravel natural.
No features seen.
Centre of inner area is 18.20m west of east hedge. 66.30m north from south hedge.
Scatter of medieval sherds along south edge, also Late Saxon and Roman, further details to follow.
Also one Roman coin, form in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 20 May 1994.

20 May 1994. Metal detecting.
Finds of Iron Age, Roman, Early Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval sherds. Roman box tile.
See list in file for finds.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 1 June 1994.

Spring 1994. Metal detecting.
Roman, Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval coins, tokens.
Roman, Early Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval metalwork.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 27 June 1994.

July 1994. Metal detecting.
Grooved bronze knob terminal from bar of locking buckle. medieval.
Medieval, probably 14th century, gilded copper alloy ring brooch with narrowing for pin attachment. Collar on pin near loop. Ring decorated with twenty-five ribs, each consisting of filigree pellets. Diameter 15.5mm.To be photographed.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 15 August 1994.

July 1994. Metal detecting in hoard field.
Medieval and post medieval coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 23 August 1994.

August 1994. Metal detecting.
General find from field.
Medieval coin. See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 19 September 1994.

November/December 1994. Metal detecting.
Early Saxon brooch, medieval buckle.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 9 January 1995.

August 1995. Metal detecting. Generally located.
Two medieval coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 2 October 1995.

September 1995. Metal detecting.
Eight additional pennies of Edward I and II.
Part of hoard. Declared Treasure Trove March 1997.
Returned to [2].
See file for identification by [3].
A. Rogerson (NLA) 1 April 1997.

February 1997. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon coin.
Medieval coins.
Roman, medieval and undated metal finds.
Details in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 8 April 1997.

January 1998. Metal detecting.
Finds from two areas.
Roman and medieval coins.
Early Saxon brooches.
Medieval brooch and buckle.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 27 February 1998.

May 1999. Metal detecting.
Six medieval coins.
Early Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 5 July 1999.

April/May 2003. Metal detecting.
Medieval coin.
Early Saxon brooch fragment.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 6 June 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 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

  • INGOT (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FLUE TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PURSE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TOILET ARTICLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • GIRDLE HANGER (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BOX (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (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)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (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)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Monograph: Ashley, S.. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk.. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 101.
---Photograph: JJD 5-6, Early Saxon brooch fragment..
---Photograph: 1999. KSM 1, Early Saxon Girdle Hanger fragment..
---Photograph: 2003. KTT 3, Early Saxon brooch fragment..
---Photograph: 1995. LDJ 14-15, Early Saxon brooch..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Photograph: 1994. LEB 11-12, Medieval gilded ring brooch..
---Photograph: 1994. LEC 3-4, Late Saxon strap-end..
---Photograph: 1994. LEC 5-6, Medieval harness pendant..
---Photograph: 1994. LEC 7-8, Edward con. Penny..
---Photograph: 1994. LEC 9-10, Early Saxon brooch foot..
---Photograph: 1994. LEC 11-12, Early Saxon annular brooch..
---Photograph: 1994. LEC 17-18, Late Saxon winchester strap-end..
---Photograph: 1994. LEC 19-20, Early Saxon brooch foot..
---Photograph: 1994. LEC 31-34, Early Saxon cruciform brooch..

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