Record Details

NHER Number:31860
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal and flint finds

Summary

Metal detecting between 1996 and 2007 recovered a range of objects, including prehistoric flints, an Iron Age brooch, Roman coins and brooches, medieval coins and a seal. Also found were a post medieval jetton and coin.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 12 23
Map Sheet:TG12SW
Parish:CAWSTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

March - April 1996. Large scatter includes 21684.
2 worked flints.
See list in file.

April - May 1996.
Medieval buckle plate and coins.
Post medieval jetton
See list in file.
A.Rogerson (NLA) 7 June 1996.

March - April 1997.
3 prehistoric flints, including knife.
See P.Robins (NCM) note in file.
A.Rogerson (NLA) 13 May 1997.

August - September 1997.Metal detecting.
Post medieval coin and token. See list in file.
Medieval bronze hooked belt-mount, gilded chunky bar-mount with two integral rivets on reverse, ending in substantial open loop. Probably for purse suspension.
Part of 15th/16th century purse frame, engraved double-stranded crosses and black lacquer. 5 attachment holes, broken at one end at a 6th hole.
A.Rogerson (NLA) 6 October 1997.

October - November 1997.Metal detecting.
Prehistoric worked flint.
Roman coin, crossbow brooch.
Post medieval jetton and tokens.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A.Rogerson (NLA) 9 December 1997.

December 1997 - January 1998. Metal detecting.
Roman coin and brooches.
Iron Age brooch.
Medieval seal.
Medieval or post medieval thimble.
Early Saxon object, (S1).
See lists in file.
A.Rogerson (NLA) 10 February 1998.

January-February 2000. Metal detecting.
1 medieval coin.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 8 March 2000.

October-November 2000. Metal detecting.
2 medieval coins.
Medieval metal finds (S2).
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 9 December 2000.

Before 26 March 2007. Metal detecting.
1 post medieval coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 23 April 2007.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Early Saxon - 1000000 BC to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon to 19th Century - 851 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS PENDANT (Undated)
  • KNIFE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FERRULE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PILGRIM BADGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SKILLET (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Holness, A.. 1998. Drawing of an Early Saxon artefact/ornament.. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 2000. Drawing of a medieval horse harness pendant.. Film. Unknown.

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