Record Details

NHER Number:31837
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman, medieval and post medieval objects

Summary

Metal detecting in 1996 and 1998 recovered a number of coins from the Roman, medieval and post medieval periods, as well as metal objects from the medieval and post medieval periods, and pottery sherds from the medieval period. This includes a very nice medieval lead window ventilation panel in unusually good uncrumpled condition.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 50 02
Map Sheet:TF50SW
Parish:UPWELL, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March 1996. [1]
Very nice medieval lead window ventilation panel in unusually good uncrumpled condition. Lozengiform (142 x 109mm) with elaborate openwork ornament; quatrefoil in centre surrounded by tendrils.
See (S1).
Compiled by A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 May 1996.

April 1996. Metal detector finds. [2]
Bronze medieval pilgrim badge. St Barbara with a feather and tower. See (S2). Hook/spike on reverse passes through centre of object. See also (S3).
A. Rogerson (NLA).

Medieval coin. [3]
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 May 1996.

April 1997. Metal detector finds.
One Roman and three medieval coins.
Medieval sherds (continuing into NHER 31929).
See lists in file.
A .Rogerson (NLA), 29 May 1997.

June to July 1997. Metal detector finds. Area of site extended.
One medieval and three post medieval coins.
Medieval and post medieval purse frame and seals.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 29 August 1997.

March 1998. Metal detector finds.
One medieval, one post medieval coins.
See list in secondary file.
Inner disc from a four-disc lead cloth seal. One side blank, the other stamped with Stuart royal arms (1603-1688). Official alnage seal. Loop from an early post medieval double-looped buckle frame, other loop and bar missing. Relief decorated with ?flowers or foliage?, and gilded on front, the outer edge widens to a point.
Identified by H. Geake (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 May 1998.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Post Medieval - 43 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PILGRIM BADGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW GLASS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
<S2>Publication: Spencer, B. 1980. Medieval Pilgrim Badges from Norfolk. Vol 41. no 112.
<S3>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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