Record Details

NHER Number:30937
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1994 and 2014 recovered medieval pottery sherds; post-medieval tokens and undated, Late Bronze Age and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include undated casting waste; a Late Bronze Age axehead; a medieval sword belt fitting, strap-end and harness fitting and mount; a medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragment
and post-medieval crotal bells, a rowel spur and a harness or belt stud.

Images

  • Medieval harness mount from NHER 30937  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TM 05 97
Map Sheet:TM09NE
Parish:MORLEY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March 1994. Metal detecting find. [1].
Late medieval sword-belt broken fitting with rectangular slot, and broken attachment plate. Integral loop.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) May 1994.
Polaroid in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 14 July 1994.

1995. Metal detecting finds. [1].
Early post medieval harness or belt stud.
Green Glazed Grimston handle/rim fragment.
W. Milligan (NCM) 9 December 1996.

August - September 2008. Metal-detecting.
1 post-medieval Crotal bell.
1 undatable casting waste fragment.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 17 October 2008.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 12 March 2014.

September-October 2008. Metal-Detecting.
1 post-medieval Rowel spur.
1 undated small quantity of burnt flints.
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA). See list in file
A Rogerson (NLA) 15 November 2008
Updated by J. Page (HES), 12 March 2014.

March- April 2009.
1 medieval strap end or harness fitting, medieval/ post medieval vessel fragments and a post medieval bell,
See description in file,
A. Rogerson, (NLA), 11 May 2009

October-November 2010. Metal-detecting.
Medieval harness mount and medieval/post-medieval cast copper alloy vessel fragments.
See list in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 14 December 2010.

December 2013-January 2014. Metal-detecting. [2].
1 post-medieval tokens and a crotal bell.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 March 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SWORD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1667 AD to 1667 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1670 AD to 1670 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---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.

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