Record Details

NHER Number:30853
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval settlement and multi-period finds

Summary

This was the site of a settlement during the medieval period.
Metal-detecting between 1998 and 2014 recovered Roman and medieval pottery sherds; medieval brick and roof tile fragments; medieval and post-medieval coins and jettons and undated, Roman, medieval and post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include undated unidentifiable objects; a Roman steelyard weight and an important example of a die stamp used in the manufacture of disc brooches; a medieval annular brooch, barrel padlock, key and copper alloy vessel fragment and medieval and post-medieval dress accessories, harness fittings, spur fragments, weights and coin weights.
Cropmarks previously recorded under this number are now recorded under NHER 38448 and NHER 38463.

Images

  • A Roman die stamp from Hanworth. The die was used to manufacture repousee plates for disc brooches  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service and S. White
  • Romano-british steel yard weight from NHER 30853  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval buckle from NHER 30853  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TG 20 35
Map Sheet:TG23NW
Parish:HANWORTH, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

THE CROPMARKS PREVIOUSLY RECORDED UNDER THIS NUMBER ARE NOW RECORDED UNDER NHER 38448 (THE RING DITCH) AND NHER 38463 (LINEAR AND DROVEWAY).

November-December 1998. Metal detecting. [1].
Within cropmarks.
Base sherd Roman grey ware.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 11 January 1999.

February-March 1999. Metal detecting. [2].
Medieval sherds in profusion suggests settlement site.
Medieval brick and tile.
Roman pendant.
Roman die stamp, see (S1) and (S2).
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 4 April 1999.

March-April 1999. Metal detecting. [3].
Unidentified undated object.
Post medieval coin.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 12 May 1999.

June-July 1999. Metal detecting. [4].
Medieval jetton, belt fitting and padlock.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 29 July 1999.

August-September 1999. Metal detecting. [5].
6 medieval coins.
Post medieval token.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 13 October 1999.

September-October 1999. Metal detecting. [6].
Medieval, post medieval and undated metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 9 November 1999.

November-December 1999. Metal detecting. [7].
Medieval gilt copper alloy hook attachment from a spur. The plate is circular and 18mm in diameter. One sturdy hook survives, but the other is broken off (old break). Now very corroded.
Identified by H. M. Geake (NCM)
A. Rogerson (NLA) 1 January 2000.

January-February 2000. Metal detecting. [8].
Medieval buckle and jetton.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 8 March 2000.

January-March 2014. Metal-detecting. [9].
Roman steelyard weight.
Medieval buckle.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 July 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • DIE STAMP (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PENDANT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ANNULAR BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BARREL PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BRICK (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)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPUR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 13th Century - 1200 AD to 1250 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG 2035 AM-AR/AC-AE.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Article in Serial: Spratling, M.. 1970. The Smiths of South Cadbury.. Current Archaeology. No 18 January.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: White, S.. 1999. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy disc brooch.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Correspondence: Mackreth, D. F.. 2000. Letter. 23 January.

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