Record Details

NHER Number:31080
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman, medieval to post-medieval finds

Summary

Metal-detecting in 1994 and 2015 recovered medieval and post-medieval coins as well as Roman and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Roman brooch; medieval to post-medieval buckles; a medieval unusual hollow-stemmed key, harness pendant, scabbard chape, harness fitting, finger ring and strap-end and a post-medieval lead weight and cufflink.

Images

  • Medieval harness fitting from NHER 31080  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval scabbard from NHER 31080  © Norfolk County Council
  • Post-medieval cuff link from NHER 31080  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval finger ring from NHER 31080  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TF 93 11
Map Sheet:TF91SW
Parish:SCARNING, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

October-November 1994. Metal detecting. [1].
Medieval bronze key, hollow stem, unusual bow with moulded ?animal heads (bow incomplete), with moulded collar below. In-cut slot in top of stem (odd!).
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 23 December 1994.

March-April 2015. Metal-detecting. Site extended to northern half of field. [2].
4 medieval coins, a buckle, strap-end, scabbard chape (S1), harness fitting and finger ring.
Medieval/post-medieval buckles.
1 post-medieval coin and a cufflink.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 July 2015.

June-August 2015. Metal-detecting. Site extended to the whole field. [3].
Roman brooch.
1 medieval coin and a harness pendant.
2 post-medieval coins and a lead weight.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 7 October 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 50 AD to 100 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval to 12th Century - 1100 AD to 1200 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1150 AD to 1400 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (12th Century to 13th Century - 1150 AD to 1250 AD)
  • COIN (12th Century - 1180 AD to 1185 AD)
  • FINGER RING (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1248 AD to 1250 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1251 AD to 1272 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1251 AD to 1272 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1280 AD to 1281 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 15th Century - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 16th Century - 1300 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUCKLE (14th Century to 17th Century - 1400 AD to 1650 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1547 AD to 1551 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1560 AD to 1561 AD)
  • WEIGHT (17th Century - 1625 AD to 1685 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1640 AD to 1641 AD)
  • CUFF LINK (17th Century - 1662 AD to 1700 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J. 2015. Drawing of a medieval scabbard chape. Find Illustration. Film. 2:1.

Related records - none

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