Record Details

NHER Number:31151
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Fieldwalking and metal detecting in 1995 recovered fragments of Roman, Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery, Roman, medieval and post medieval coins, a Roman brooch, a Middle Saxon hooked tag, a Late Saxon copper alloy harness cheek piece, medieval seal matrices and a medieval sword pommel.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 65 00
Map Sheet:TF60SE
Parish:WEST DEREHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

February/March 1995. General finds from area centred as above.
One body sherd pimply Ipswich and one body sherd pimply ?non-Ipswich Middle Saxon.
Eleven medieval unglazed, including a Grimston bowl.
Twelve Glazed Grimston, one Bourn D.
Six Glazed Red Earthenware including a West Norfolk bichrome rim.
One fragment medieval roofing tile.
One fragment, burnt after breaking, probable Roman imbrex.
A.Rogerson (NLA), 13 April 1995.

March/April 1995. Metal detecting.
One Roman, two medieval coins.
Middle Saxon hooked tag, border of punched dots, central oval field scored to take niello, white paste remains. Pierced attachment lugs broken off. To be photographed.
Early post medieval hooked fastener, with openwork human figure.
Identified by S. Margeson and J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 May 1995.

February/March 1995. Metal detecting.
Two Roman and one post medieval coins. See list in file.
13th century lead pointed oval seal matrix, fleur-de-lis in centre. S' DOMME FIL' AGVS.
Fragment Late Saxon Ringerike bronze cheek-piece with 'tendril' mane of ?animal head.
Late medieval facetted sword pommel, bronze with lead infill. ?Reused as weight.
Lead medieval circular seal matrix, lug on reverse. S' SCElhL' SNELE.
Roman umbonate plate brooch, decorated with cells of pale blue glass. 2nd century AD.
Identified by J. Davies and S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 June 1995.

August/September 1995. Metal detecting.
Two medieval coins. See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 November 1995.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • HARNESS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SWORD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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Sources and further reading

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