Record Details

NHER Number:31096
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal finds

Summary

Metal detecting from 1994 to 2008 recovered a very wide range of objects, including an Iron Age knife, Roman coins, a bracelet, an inscribed finger ring and strap end, Saxon brooches, a buckle, strap end and stirrup mount and medieval to post medieval coins and jettons.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 63 03
Map Sheet:TF60SW
Parish:RYSTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Late 1994. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon brooch and strap end.
Medieval buckle.
See list in file.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM)
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 January 1995.

March/April 1995. Metal detecting.
Three Roman coins. See list in file.
French 15th century jetton ship/lis in lozenge.
One illegible 14th/15th century penny.
One Nuremberg jetton, Rose Orb type, 16th century.
Middle Saxon/Late Saxon 8th/9th century fragment of bronze with elaborate decoration of empty settings once enamelled. Photograph (S1 and S3).
See descriptive notes by Sue Youngs in file.
?Roman strap union. Ring at right angles to a central circular boss (with hollow underside) from which springs from the edge another similar ring, a 'half ring' consisting of two horn-like projections, and one broken ?ring. Photograph (S1).
Identified by J. Davies and S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 June 1995.

May/June 1995. Metal detecting.
Roman pin with neat (?bud or ?leaf) moulded head. Complete, bent into rough right angle. Length 57mm.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 22 June 1995.

February 1996. Metal detecting.
Roman needle.
See identification by D.Gurney (NLA) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 28 March 1996.

January 1996. Metal detecting.
Lead Late Saxon disc brooch.
See details in file.
Polaroid (S2) NCM, to be photographed.
A.Rogerson (NLA), 26 February 1996.

April 1996. Metal detecting.
Penny of Henry I.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 27 May 1996.

September 1996. Metal detecting.
Middle Saxon brooch and buckle.
Late Saxon harness.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.

Medieval and post medieval coins.
Medieval or post medieval coin weight.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 November 1996.

September 1997. Metal detecting.
Early Saxon brooch.
Late Saxon stirrup mount.
Medieval/post medieval book mount.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 November 1997.

November 1997. Metal detecting.
Bronze ferrule, very small, probably post medieval.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 January 1998.

November 2001. Metal detecting.
Three medieval coins.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 January 2001.


February 2002. Metal detecting.
Post medieval jetton.
Roman inscribed finger ring, (S4).
?Roman pin.
Late Saxon disc brooch.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 April 2002.

May/June 2003. Metal detecting.
Two medieval coins (including a Henry I).
Early Saxon brooch fragment.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 July 2003.

June/July 2003. Metal detecting.
Iron Age knife or razor handle, (S5).
Medieval buckle.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 August 2003.

October/November 2003. Metal detecting.
One medieval coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 December 2003.

February/March 2004. Metal detecting.
Two medieval coins.
Late Roman strap end.
Middle Saxon brooch.
Medieval buckle.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 April 2004.

March-May 2004. Metal detecting.
Middle Saxon, Late Saxon and medieval metal objects.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 June 2004.

May/June 2004. Metal detecting.
Two medieval buckles.
See list in file,
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 July 2004.

June/July 2004. Metal detecting.
Roman bracelet.
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA).
E. Darch (NLA), 11 August 2004.

August/September 2004. Metal detecting.
Medieval horse harness pendant.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 October 2004.

2003-2004. Metal detecting.
Another piece of medieval harness pendant set (found August/September 2004) recovered from finder's previously unrecorded finds.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 January 2005.

October/November 2005. Metal detecting.
Two Roman coins.
One post medieval coin.
One medieval and one post medieval jettons.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 December 2005.

November/December 2005. Metal detecting.
16th century knife end cap.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 January 2006.

September/ October 2008. Metal detecting.
Medieval ceramic roof tile, incomplete buckle and lead seal matrix recovered, along with a post- medieval hooked tag and a pottery storage jar rim. 1 Roman and 1 medieval coin were also recovered.
See file for further information
H. White (NLA) 14 November 2008

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age - 800 BC to 401 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 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

  • (Undated)
  • VESSEL (Undated)
  • KNIFE (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • RAZOR (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • NEEDLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP END (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BOX (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HARNESS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BEAD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (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)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1299 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1280 AD to 1281 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1499 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FERRULE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPOON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1550 AD to 1699 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1600 AD to 1799 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: JJA 30, Early Saxon small/long brooch..
---Photograph: JJA 31, 32, Late Saxon/early medieval stirrup mount..
---Photograph: 2002. KSG 13, Middle Saxon disc brooch..
---Photograph: 2003. KTT 15, Early Saxon brooch fragment..
---Photograph: 2004. KVG 2, Middle Saxon ansate brooch fragment..
---Photograph: 1995. LCV 16-17, Middle Saxon enamelled object..
---Photograph: 1995. LCV 18-19, Romano British loop union..
---Photograph: 1995. LDJ 20-22, Late Saxon disc brooch..
---Photograph: 1995. LDJ 23-25, Late Saxon strap-end..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
<S2>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
<S3>Illustration: British Museum. 1995. Drawing of a Middle/Late Saxon copper alloy panel.. Paper. 2:1.
<S4>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 2003. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy finger ring.. Film. 2:1.
<S5>Illustration: White, S.. 2003. Drawing of an Iron Age knife/razor handle.. Film. 2:1.

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