Record Details

NHER Number:31352
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

A Roman cosmetic mortar, Roman coins, a lovely example of an early medieval leash fastener, a medieval papal bull and post medieval coins found during metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 06 38
Map Sheet:TG03NE
Parish:HOLT, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

December 1994/January 1995. Metal detecting find.
Papal bull of Martin IV (1281-5).
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 9 June 1995.

September/October 1995. Metal detecting find.
Lovely! Early medieval, 12th/13th century double swivel leash fastener with animal head terminals (very finely moulded heads). The 'bezels' have incised mouldings.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 11 November 1995.

February to March 1998. Metal detecting.
Centre-looped Roman cosmetic mortar with knob terminals. Central loop broken and incomplete, no decoration visible. POL.
14 Roman coins.
1 post medieval coin.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 17 July 1999.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COSMETIC MORTAR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BULL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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