Record Details

NHER Number:31799
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post medieval objects

Summary

Metal detecting during pipe-laying works in 1996 recovered a range of objects, including an Iron Age brooch, a Roman coin, medieval coins, buckles and belt mounts and a post medieval jetton. Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post medieval pottery fragments were found in spoil heaps.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 68 00
Map Sheet:TF60SE
Parish:STOKE FERRY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK
WEREHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK
WRETTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

November 1995-May 1996. Watching Brief.
Monitoring of stripped easement for Wereham Sewerage Scheme.
Largely negative.
See report (S1) for further details.
D. Gurney (NLA), 12 February 2001.

May 1996. Metal detecting by [1]. 7 June 1996. Field visit by A. Rogerson (NLA).
Iron Age brooch.
Roman and medieval coins.
Medieval and post medieval metalwork.
Roman and medieval sherds.
Iron Age, medieval, post medieval and undated sherds.
Sherds NCM.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 June 1996.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • 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)
  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished Contractor Report: Leith, S. & Oakey, N. 1997. Excavation of Early Medieval Settlement Remains: An Archaeological Investigation of the Wereham Sewerage Scheme. Cambridgeshire County Council Archaeological Field Unit. N3.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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