Record Details

NHER Number:31699
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1995 and 2012 recovered Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; a Roman coin blank; a post-medieval jetton and Roman, Early Saxon and Late Saxon to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Roman bracelet fragment; a magnificent Early Saxon square-headed brooch; a Late Saxon spindle whorl and stirrup; a medieval seal matrix, incomplete belt mount and a buckle; medieval/post-medieval buttons, a headdress pin and belt mount and a post-medieval lead weight and book clasp.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 98 97
Map Sheet:TL99NE
Parish:ROCKLANDS, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

August-September 1995. Metal detecting.
Magnificent bronze small square-headed brooch in excellent condition. H-shaped lug and neat catch plate on reverse. Traces of iron pin in lug. Leeds Type A3 (?). Polaroid (S1) NCM. Linear grooved border on head plate; central chip-carved rectangular panel, with two square fields in centre, each enclosing a chip-carved 'rounded' swastika.
Ribbed bow (central rib, side 'grooves' gilded). Bird's head lappets flank foot at top, and annulets. Lozengiform chip-carved field with central quatrefoil. Rectangular side lobes and wedge-shaped terminal with traces of plating.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 November 1995.

1997. Metal detecting. Context 2.
Six medieval silver coins.
Post medieval silver coin.
Roman ?bracelet fragment, bronze. (S1) NCM.
Two Early Saxon gilded brooch fragments. (S1) NCM.
Late Saxon bronze stirrup/box mount. (S1) NCM.
Late Saxon/Medieval lead spindle whorl decorated. (S1) NCM.
Medieval lead seal matrix. (S1) NCM.
Medieval bronze scabbard chape. (S1) NCM.
Medieval bronze ?brooch fragment. (S1) NCM.
Two medieval bronze mounts/bindings. (S1) NCM (one).
Medieval bronze buckle plate. (S1) NCM.
Medieval/Post medieval casket/box key. (S1) NCM.
Post medieval lead trade weight.
Post medieval book clasp.
Post medieval bronze knife end cap.
Post medieval lead figurine. (S1) NCM.
Undated bronze fragment/terminal.
See list in file.
V. Fryer (NCM), 13 May 1997.

27 September 2008. Metal Detecting
1 medieval coin and 1 post- medieval jetton found
see list in file
A. Rogerson (NLA) 17 November 2008

August 2009. Metal detecting.
1 Roman and 1 post-medieval coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 October 2009.

August 2009. Metal detecting.
Post-medieval sword belt mount.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 November 2009.

January-November 2011. Metal-detecting.
Three Roman coins.
A. Marsden (HES), 16 October 2012.

January 2011-February 2012. Metal-detecting. [3].
15 Roman coins and 1 coin blank.
1 medieval coin, an incomplete belt mount and a buckle.
Medieval/post-medieval buttons, a headdress pin and a belt mount.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 2 November 2012.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 250 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 145 AD to 175 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 193 AD to 211 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 271 AD to 274 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 271 AD to 274 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 285 AD)
  • COIN BLANK (Roman - 275 AD to 286 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 286 AD to 293 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 310 AD to 310 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 316 AD to 317 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 323 AD to 326 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 337 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 364 AD to 378 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOUNT (12th Century to 15th Century - 1200 AD to 1500 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1248 AD to 1250 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1250 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUTTON (15th Century to 17th Century - 1500 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUTTON (15th Century to 17th Century - 1500 AD to 1700 AD)
  • DRESS PIN (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • MOUNT (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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