Record Details

NHER Number:32877
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and medieval finds

Summary

Roman coins, a Roman brooch, a Roman ring and a medieval dress hook found during metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 75 87
Map Sheet:TL78NE
Parish:HOCKWOLD CUM WILTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

June 1997. Metal detecting finds.
Roman coins, brooch, finger ring and ?lock knob. Many finds part covered with iron deposit.
Details in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 18 August 1997.

November 2001. Metal detecting.
Medieval dress hook, C section thick sheet with centrally placed attachment hole and hook (incomplete) at one end. The convex front surface was gilded, and is decorated with three pairs of transverse lines and a single line near the straight end. Probably related to late medieval/early post medieval hooked fittings such as example in (S1). Length (minus hook) 26mm, width 12mm.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 April 2002.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Medieval - 43 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • LOCKING MECHANISM (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Publication: 1954. London Museum Medieval Catalogue. plate LXXVI, no. 9.

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