Record Details

NHER Number:31269
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flint, Bronze Age chisel, Roman, medieval and post medieval objects

Summary

Metal detecting between 1993 and 1999 recovered a number of objects from the Roman, medieval and post medieval periods, including five early Roman brooches. Also recovered were a Bronze Age chisel and a prehistoric worked flint.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 12 02
Map Sheet:TG10SW
Parish:WYMONDHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1993. Metal detector finds.
Late medieval circular buckle.
Medieval very damaged bronze strap-end buckle plus integral plate.
Lead disc incised radiating lines pierced hole near edge and one in centre. post medieval.
Post medieval lead triangular weight rather roughly shaped, stamped with a rectangular stamp with billeted border and another stamp.
Lead pot mend with thumb print ?date.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 23 June 1993.
Henry III cut farthing.
Edward I/II penny.
See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM), 30 June 1993.
Five brooches:
1. Rear hook brooch, c.40-60/65.
2. Probable rear hook brooch, 40-65?
3. Rear hook, c.40-65.
4. Hybrid rear hook, c.40-65.
5. Rosette, British, or AESICA-type? probable c.40-70.
Identified by D. Mackreth October 1993.
Compiled by W. Milligan (NCM) 24 June 1993.

1994. Metal detector finds.
Corroded CD brooch ?first half 1st century.
Early post medieval buckle.
Compiled by W. Milligan (NCM) 27 July 1994.

1994. Metal detector find.
Badly corroded Late Bronze Age tanged chisel, (S1).
W. Milligan (NCM) 8 December 1994.

1995. Metal detectir finds.
Medieval penny.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 17 January 1996.
Flint flake, prehistoric.
See list in file.
W. Milligan (NCM), 10 February 1997.

1997-1998. Metal detecting. [1]
Roman and medieval metal finds.
Medieval sherd.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 20 October 1999.

1999. Metal detecting.
A. Rogerson (NLA) identifying. All copper alloy unless stated.
Early post medieval double-looped buckle frame both loops trapezoidal, (broken bar extends beyond frame). Outer edges expanded into wedges with grooved pin rests and knop at each end of both. 56x49mm.
K. Hinds (NLA), 23 May 2000.

1999. Metal detecting. [2]
Found at same time as previously reported early post medieval buckle.
One post medieval coin.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 September 2000.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • CHISEL (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUTTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DISC (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Martins, V. 1994. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age tanged chisel.. Paper. 1:1.

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