Record Details

NHER Number:3260
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Prehistoric flints, Roman and medieval pottery fragments and a medieval ridge tile were recovered as stray finds in 1953, while metal-detecting in 2013 recovered medieval and medieval/post-medieval coins and Middle/Late Saxon to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Middle/Late Saxon copper alloy strap-end; a Late Saxon harness fitting and stirrup-strap mount; medieval dress accessories and a lead weight and a medieval/post-medieval hooked tag.

Images

  • Mid-Late Saxon strap end from NHER 3260  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TF 65 27
Map Sheet:TF62NE
Parish:SANDRINGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1953. 400m (1/4 mile) south of Wood Farm. Medieval ridge tile and glazed medieval pottery. SEM 1953. (Information from copy NCM card, material not checked).

KLM 6 inch map gives this as 'medieval sherds, flints, Samian. C. H. Lewton-Brain 29 September 1953'.
E. Rose (NAU), 26 November 1980.

February-March 2013. Metal-detecting. Site extended to the whole field. [1].
2 medieval coins and a buckle.
Post-medieval buckle frame and a stud chape from a buckle.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 4 April 2013.

March-April 2013. Metal-detecting. [2].
Late Saxon harness fitting and stirrup-strap mount.
7 medieval coins, buckles, belt mounts, bar-mount, strap-loop, strap-plate, strap end, lead weight and unidentified copper alloy object.
1 medieval/post-medieval coin and hooked tag.
Information from PAS import.
P. Watkins (HES), 1 May 2013.

April-May 2013. Metal-detecting. [3].
Middle/Late Saxon copper alloy strap-end.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 September 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP END (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 800 AD to 900 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Late Saxon to Medieval - 1000 AD to 1100 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon to Medieval - 1000 AD to 1100 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1100 AD to 1200 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1100 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1248 AD to 1250 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1251 AD to 1272 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1280 AD to 1280 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1282 AD to 1289 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1290 AD to 1450 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1290 AD to 1450 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1299 AD to 1301 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1299 AD to 1301 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • MOUNT (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1450 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1301 AD to 1303 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1301 AD to 1310 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1306 AD to 1306 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1350 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1350 AD to 1450 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1350 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1400 AD to 1450 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1526 AD to 1544 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1660 AD to 1720 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1660 AD to 1720 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Sandringham (Wolferton).

Related records - none

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