Record Details

NHER Number:32254
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi period finds

Summary

Metal detecting recovered a large number of finds dating from the Mesolithic to the post medieval period. These include Mesolithic or Early Neolithic blade-like flint flakes, part of an Iron Age brooch, at least one Iron Age coin, Roman brooches, part of an Early Saxon cruciform brooch, two Late Saxon disc brooches, an intriguing Late Saxon gilt horse harness fitting and a medieval or post medieval pilgrim badge depicting the martyrdom of St Edmund. Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post medieval coins and tokens were also found.

Images

  • A medieval pilgrim badge depicting the martyrdom of St Edmund  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TM08NW
Parish:KENNINGHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK
QUIDENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1995. Metal detecting finds. [1]
Edward II halfpenny.
See list in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 14 July 1995.
Medieval token and weight.
Three post medieval cloth seals, harness or belt mount and Frechen stoneware medallion fragment.
Details in file. Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
See (S1).
W. Milligan (NCM) 2 October 1995.

1995. Metal detecting finds.
Post medieval binding ring with 'crosses' decoration.
Medieval buckle with pseudo-runic inscription.
10th century Borre-flat disc brooch, (S2), white metal coating, near and well done interlace with central contour line on all bands. Central cruciform motif has pellets in spandrels around central roundel. Very nice single lug and catchplate.
See (S1).
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 7 November 1995.
W. Milligan (NCM) 30 October 1995.

1995. Metal detecting finds.
Roman? Stud.
Post medieval book clasps and buckles.
See full details in file. Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 1996.
Coins: 4th century follis and Henry III and Edward I pennies.
See lists in file by J. Davies (NCM) 26 March 1996.

1996. Metal detecting finds.
Three medieval pennies.
See list by J. Davies (NCM) 21 July and 6 August 1996.
Lead cloth seal, bust facing left. A G BRIT.
Post medieval bronze nesting cup weight.
W. Milligan (NCM) 15 August 1996.

Before 16 February 2000. Metal detecting.
Area extended over parish boundary.
One Roman coin.
Four medieval coins.
Medieval and post medieval jettons.
Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal finds.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 13 October 2000.

Before 16 February 2000. Metal detecting.
Omitted in error from previously reported finds.
Fragment of medieval ?strap end.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 1 November 2000.

Before 31 May 2000. Metal detecting.
One medieval coin.
Two post medieval coins.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 22 March 2001.

Before 26 March 2001. Metal detecting.
Medieval buckle.
Post medieval and undatable weights.
See list in file with National Grid References.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 22 September 2001.

Before 25 January 2002. Metal detecting.
4 Mesolithic/Early Neolithic blade-like flint flakes. Identified by P. Robins (NCM); see detailed desciptions in file. Similar flakes have been found on the opposite side of the road (NHER 32007).
17 medieval coins and 3 coin weights.
6 post-medieval coins and 4 jettons.
Early Saxon, medieval, medieval/post-medieval (S4), post-medieval and undatable metal finds.
Roman, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 13 June 2002. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 28 March 2013.

Before 27 February 2004. Metal detecting.
One medieval coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 2 June 2004.

Before 16 June 2004. Metal detecting.
Six Roman, six medieval and one post medieval coins.
Two medieval and three post medieval jettons.
Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, (S5), medieval and post medieval metal objects, including part of a remarkable Late Saxon harness fitting.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 26 October 2004.

Before 29 October 2004. Metal detecting.
Prehistoric flint flake.
Two Roman and five medieval coins.
One medieval and five post medieval jettons.
Roman, Early Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 2 February 2005.

Before 2 February 2005. Metal detecting.
Prehistoric flints.
One Iron Age, one Roman, sixteen medieval and six post medieval coins.
One medieval and three post medieval jettons.
Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post medieval metal objects.
Post medieval gunflint.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 30 April 2005.

Before 10 May 2005. Metal detecting.
Three medieval coins.
One medieval and one post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 2 September 2005.

Before 9 September 2005. Metal detecting.
One Iron Age, one Roman, two medieval and two post medieval coins.
Medieval and post medieval jettons.
Post medieval token.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 7 December 2005.

Before 25 April 2006. Metal detecting.
Three Roman, fourteen medieval and two post medieval coins.
Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 4 October 2006.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • RING (Unknown date)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Unknown date)
  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • BORER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STUD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BRIDLE FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (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 MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TAP (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GUNFLINT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PILGRIM BADGE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SCISSORS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPOON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPOON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TAP (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Article in Serial: Geake, H., Gaimster, M. and Bradley, J. 2003. Medieval Britain and Ireland in 2002. Medieval Archaeology. Vol XLVII pp 199-339. p 209.
---Photograph: 2002. KTH 14-15, Late medieva/early post medieval pilgrim badge..
---Photograph: 2002. KTH 16-18, Medieval buckle..
---Photograph: 2002. KTH 19, Early Saxon small lomg brooch fragment..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
<S2>Illustration: Holness, A. 1996. Drawing of a Late Saxon disc brooch.. Paper. 1:1.
<S3>Illustration: Holness, A.. 2000. Drawing of a Late Saxon disc brooch.. Film. 2:1.
<S4>Illustration: White, S.. 2002. Drawing of a medieval/post-medieval pilgrim badge.. Film. 2:1.
<S5>Illustration: White, S.. 2004. Drawing of a Late Saxon gilt horse harness fitting.. Film. 2:1.

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