Record Details

NHER Number:30651
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman to post medieval metal finds

Summary

A Roman dolphin brooch, part of an Early Saxon brooch, a medieval coin and a groat of Henry VIII minted between 1547 and 1551 were found here by metal detecting. A lump of copper alloy was also found.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 72 23
Map Sheet:TF72SW
Parish:CONGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April 1994. Metal detecting finds.
Roman dolphin brooch, spring mechanism type 1st century.
Early Saxon cruciform brooch (small) with cast-in-knobs, very flat bow, intact single pin-lug and catch plate. Foot missing below catch plate (?old break). See (S1).
One medieval coin.
One post medieval coin.
See list in file.
Lump of slaggy substance with incorporated copper alloy fragment or blob.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 8 June 1994.

Part of large scatter NHER 30690

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Early Saxon - 43 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 1994. LEE 29-30, Two brooch fragments..
---Photograph: 1994. LEE 31-32, Bronze ring fragment..
---Photograph: 1994. LEE 33-34, Lead decorative plate fragment..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: 1994. LEE 25-26, Early Saxon brooch..
<S1>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.

Related records

30690Part of: Bronze Age to Late Iron Age activity, Early Saxon cemetery and a Roman to Early Medieval settlement (Monument)
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