Record Details

NHER Number:32037
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

A Middle Bronze Age rapier, an Iron Age coin, Roman coins and metal finds, an Early Saxon brooch, part of an Early Saxon wrist clasp, a Middle Saxon strap fitting, and medieval and post medieval metal finds found during metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG03NE
Parish:HOLT, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

November/December 1995. Metal detecting finds.
9 Roman coins.
See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
Probably Middle Saxon strap end, no decoration apparent, very worn, tapering to pointed terminal (no sign of animal head). Polaroid NCM.
Lead object - intriguingly like a Early Saxon brooch, (S1).
Polaroid NCM.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 5 April 1996.

Late 1996. Metal detecting finds.
D-shaped medieval buckle frame with chamfered edges, transverse ridge on pin near loop.
Oval buckle frame with pin, plate with 2 rivet holes, gilded and with border of rocker-arm engraving, medieval.
Identified by H. Geake (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 31 January 1997.

February to March 2000. Metal detecting.
Early Saxon gilt-bronze catchplate from a wrist clasp.
See description in file.
K. Hinds (NLA), 20 April 2000.

Before 26 June 2002. Metal detecting.
Iron Age coin.
11 Roman coins.
Middle Bronze Age (S2), Roman, Early Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 31 May 2002.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • RAPIER (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COSMETIC MORTAR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TOILET ARTICLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SLEEVE CLASP (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
---Photograph: 2002. KTH 4, Early Saxon cruciform fragment..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Jenkins, T.. 1995. Drawing of a lead object possibly an Early Saxon brooch.. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 2002. Drawing of a Middle Bronze Age rapier.. Film. 1:1.

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