Record Details

NHER Number:32302
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age to post medieval finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1996 and 2016 recovered Roman, medieval and post-medieval pottery and coins; post-medieval jettons and tokens and undated, Bronze Age to Early Saxon and Late Saxon to post medieval metal objects. The metal finds include undated casting waste, metalworking debris, a spindle whorl and finger ring; a Bronze Age awl; Iron Age and Iron Age/Roman harness fittings; Roman cosmetic implements, brooches, steelyard weights, a key, nail, upholstery nail and spoon; a Roman/Early Saxon strap fitting; an Early Saxon buckle; a Late Saxon bridle bit and spoon; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval pendant, lead pot mend, cauldron fragment, harness mount and an acron knop from the lid of a flagon.; a medieval/post-medieval candlestick base and a post-medieval rotary key, weight and coin weight.

Images

  • Medieval buckle from NHER 32302  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TM 21 91
Map Sheet:TM29SW
Parish:SHELTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1996. Metal detecting [1].
Thirty-two 1/4 coins, see list in file identified by J. A. Davies 17th to 18th February 1997.
Roman key handle, (S1).
Roman steelyard weight - biconical with the wire loop at either end cf Binham.
W. Milligan (NCM), 24 February 1997.

1996. Metal detecting [2].
Fancy protected loop terret, (S3).
Disc brooch.
Roman coin, see list in secondary file. Identified by J. A. Davies.
Polaroid in file (S2).
W. Milligan (NCM), 27 June 1996.

1996. Metal detecting.
Iron Age terret fragment.
Roman coins, lion's head terminal, cosmetic mortar, two furniture knobs, steelyard weight.
Medieval horse harness pendant, purse bar.
Early post medieval coin.
Post medieval horse harness boss.
Undated casting jets, hook and eye catchplate, ?finger ring.
See lists in file.
All objects Polaroided, except purse bar (S2).
Identified by J. Davies and H. Geake (NCM).
Compiled by H. Geake (NCM), 13 November 1996.

1997. Metal detecting.
Lead biconical steelyard weight. Iron suspension loop. Roman.
Bronze belt stiffener, Late Roman military or Early Saxon.
Bronze ?spoon fragment, Late Saxon.
Bronze stud.
Bronze awl, badly corroded ?Bronze Age.
Lead hemispherical spindle whorl.
Details in secondary file.
Thirty-two 1st to 4th century coins.
Henry II penny.
See lists in secondary file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM), 14 May 1997.
V. Fryer (NCM), 9 April 1997.

November 1998. Metal detecting.
H. M. Geake (NCM), identified the following:
Early post medieval end-cap from a knife. It looks like a penguin: a thick oval of cast copper alloy with a moulded lozenge on top. The sides have longitudinal grooves and the reverse is hollow to hold the knife tang. Remains of iron rivet driven through lozenge .
Eighteen coins found at same time. No details.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 May 1999.

November 1998. Metal detecting [1].
Eighteen Roman coins.
See list in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 July 1999.

1999. Metal detecting.
Fragment of Early Saxon or early post medieval buckle, (S4).
See notes in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 March 2000.

December - January 2000. Metal detecting.
Seventeen Roman coins.
See list in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 September 2000.

February 2001. Metal detecting.
Thirteen Roman coins.
Medieval coin.
Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon and undated metal finds.
Many Roman sherds, medieval and post medieval sherds.
See lists in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 20 March 2001.

September - October 2002. Metal detecting.
Thirty-seven Roman coins.
Roman and post medieval sherds.
Roman (S5), post medieval and undatable metal finds.
See lists in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 20 November 2002.

December 2007-January 2008. Metal detecting.
9 Roman coins, Romano-British spoon and finger ring.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 February 2008.

July-September 2014. Metal-detecting. [3].
12 Roman coins, a brooch and a copper alloy upholstery nail.
Medieval buckles and a harness mount.
1 post-medieval coin, a weight and a rotary key.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 October 2014.

September-October 2014. Metal-detecting. [4].
5 Roman coins.
1 medieval button.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 December 2014.

September-October 2015. Metal-detecting. Site extended to 29m to the south-east. [5].
3 Roman coins.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 December 2015.

October-November 2015. Metal-detecting. [6].
2 Roman coins.
1 medieval coin, buckles and an acron knop from the lid of a flagon.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 January 2016. Amended E. McDonald (HES), 6 March 2017.

June-September 2016. Metal-detecting. [7].
19 Roman coins, 15 pottery sherds and a nail cleaner.
3 medieval coins, 5 pottery sherds and a buckle.
Medieval/post-medieval button.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 4 November 2016.

September-October 2016. Metal-detecting. [8].
Undated casting waste.
14 Roman coins, 65 pottery sherds, brooches and a nail.
2 medieval coins, a lead pot mend and copper alloy cauldron fragment.
Medieval/post-medieval candlestick base.
2 post-medieval tokens and 1 jetton.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 15 December 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 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 - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • AWL (Undated)
  • BELL (Unknown date)
  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Undated)
  • FINGER RING (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Undated)
  • STUD (Undated)
  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • AWL (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • HARNESS (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • CASTING WASTE (Late Iron Age - 1 BC to 100 BC)
  • BOW BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BOX (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 100 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 175 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 180 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KNIFE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • NAIL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • NAIL CLEANER (Roman - 43 AD to 200 AD?)
  • NAIL CLEANER (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PALETTE (COSMETIC) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PLATE BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SPOON (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman to Early Saxon - 43 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 72 AD to 73 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 138 AD to 141 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 138 AD to 161 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 138 AD to 260 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 161 AD to 192 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 177 AD to 183 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 197 AD to 198 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 268 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 268 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 268 AD to 270 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 269 AD to 274 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 271 AD to 274 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 271 AD to 274 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 271 AD to 274 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 271 AD to 274 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 274 AD to 388 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 286 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 286 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 286 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 286 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 286 AD to 293 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 286 AD to 293 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 293 AD to 296 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 297 AD to 305 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 312 AD to 315 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 312 AD to 317 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 314 AD to 314 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 316 AD to 317 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 318 AD to 318 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 324 AD to 325 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 324 AD to 325 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 348 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 383 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 335 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 337 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 341 AD to 348 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 341 AD to 348 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 353 AD to 364 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 353 AD to 364 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 353 AD to 364 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 353 AD to 364 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 364 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 364 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 367 AD to 375 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 388 AD to 402 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 393 AD to 395 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BRIDLE BIT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • SPOON (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to 14th Century - 1100 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (12th Century - 1190 AD to 1200 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • POT MEND (12th Century to 15th Century - 1200 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUTTON (13th Century to 15th Century - 1230 AD to 1450 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1251 AD to 1272 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1251 AD to 1272 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1279 AD to 1279 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 15th Century - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 15th Century - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 15th Century - 1300 AD to 1500 AD?)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1300 AD to 1300 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1300 AD to 1300 AD)
  • VESSEL (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • VESSEL (14th Century to 15th Century - 1400 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUTTON (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD?)
  • CANDLESTICK (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MUG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (16th Century to 18th Century - 1540 AD to 1800 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century - 1550 AD to 1584 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1625 AD to 1649 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1664 AD to 1664 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1667 AD to 1667 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Jenkins, T.. 1996. Drawing of a Roman key handle.. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
<S3>Illustration: Jenkins, T. 1996. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy protected-loop terret ring. Paper. 1:1.
<S4>Illustration: Holness, A.. 2000. Drawing of an Early Saxon/ Early post-medieval buckle.. Film. 2:1.
<S5>Illustration: White, S.. 2002. Drawing of a Roman knife handle.. Film. 2:1.

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