Record Details

NHER Number:31404
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi period metal object scatter

Summary

Extensive metal detecting at this location from 1994 to 2005 recovered a range of multi period metal objects. Noteworthy finds included a forgery of an Iron Age Icenian coin, a tiny medieval ring brooch, a Roman key handle, a silver droplet produced from metalworking and a post medieval thimble.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TM08NW
Parish:QUIDENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1994. Metal detector find.
Roman brooch. CD, RH dated to around 40-65.
Polaroid (S1) in file.
Identified by D. Mackreth January 1995.
W. Milligan (NCM) 8 December 1994.

1996. Metal detector finds.
At location [1]. Iceni forgery boar/horse.
At location [2]. 3rd century Roman coin.
See lists in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 6 August 1996.
W. Milligan (NCM) 14 August 1996.

1996. Metal detector finds.
At location [3]. Iceni silver unit. See list in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 1996.
At location [4]. Medieval ring brooch, tiny, of circular section with pin constriction. Bronze pin with closed loop and moulding just below. Identified by H. Geake (NCM) 1996.
See polaroids (S2) in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 31 December 1996.

1996. Metal detector finds.
3rd century denarius.
Three medieval pennies.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 1996.
Two Roman brooches and a key handle.
Post medieval buckle.
See polaroids (S3) in file.
Identified by H. Geake (NCM) 1996.
W. Milligan (NCM) 31 December 1996.

1997. Metal detecting. Three medieval coins. See lists in file with grid references.

1998. Metal detecting.
At location [5]: silver droplet.
At location [6]: medieval coin.
See list in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 29 January 1998.

Before 31 May 2000. Metal detecting.
One Roman coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 22 March 2001.

Before 25 January 2002. Metal detecting.
In area 22.8m (25yds) across centred at location [7].
Iceni coin.
Nine Roman coins.
Penny of William I.
Roman sherd made into spindle whorl.
Very early Early Saxon cruciform brooch.
Post medieval thimble.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 14 June 2002.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age to Post Medieval - 800 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: 2002. KTJ 7-8, Early Saxon cruciform brooch..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
<S2>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
<S3>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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