Record Details

NHER Number:31365
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age and Roman to post-medieval objects

Summary

Metal detecting from 1995 to 2003 recovered a number of objects from the Bronze Age, and Roman to post medieval periods. This includes a Bronze Age spearhead, Roman brooch fragment, and a number of Middle Saxon and Late Saxon coins and a St Edmund Memorial coin.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TL99NW
Parish:THOMPSON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

January/February 1995.
Middle Saxon equal-armed brooch with quatrefoil-shaped lugs.
Polaroid (S1) in NCM.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 June 1995.

1996. Metal detector finds.
St Edmund Memorial coin (report by J. Davies (NCM) in file). [1]
[2] reports previous finds of other Saxon coins (not sceatta), some Roman coins, the odd Roman brooch, all scattered. Not seen by NLA/NCM.
N.B. Only one Saxon coin found to west of track.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 August 1996.

March 1997.
Middle Saxon coin fragment, identified at British Museum, see file.
Medieval jetton.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 April 1997.

Around 1997. Found at this site by person unknown and shown to NLA/NCM through good offices of [3].
Late Saxon coin (Aethelred II).
See list in file.
To be photographed.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 June 1997.

January 1998. Metal detecting.
Viking lead weight with coin inset found by [4], details to follow. See receipt and list in file.

January-February 1998. Metal detecting by [3].
Bronze Age, Roman, Early Saxon and post medieval finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 July 1999.

Middle Saxon coin found March 1997 and recorded under NHER 29217 is more likely to be from this site.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 March 2003.

Before 13 May 2003. Metal detecting.
?12th century harness mount.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 June 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • 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

  • SPEAR (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SPEAR (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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