Record Details

NHER Number:32901
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi period metal find scatter

Summary

Intensive metal detecting in 1997 recovered a huge number of metal finds and coins. Finds of interest include a Hod Hill type Roman brooch, post medieval soldering iron tip, late medieval sword scabbard chape with fleur-de-lis decoration and a copper alloy key. Prehistoric flint flakes and Roman pot sherds were also retrieved.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 71 99
Map Sheet:TL79NW
Parish:NORTHWOLD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

June/July 1997. Metal detecting finds. Individually numbered finds in two fields.
Six Roman coins.
One medieval coin.
Flint flakes.
Roman brooches and sherds.
Medieval scabbard chape.
Post medieval hooked tag.
Undated metal working debris.
See map (S1) and lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 29 August 1997.

October 1997. Metal detecting finds.
Roman coins.
Medieval key.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 30 November 1997.

December 1997. Metal detecting finds.
Fourteen Roman coins. See list in file.
Identified by H.Geake (NCM): Belt or harness mount shaped like an axe-head, waisted with a narrow straight-ended top and a wide fan-shaped lower part. One bent-over and one missing attachment spike on reverse. Early post medieval date.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 31 January 1998.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to 19th Century - 1000000 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SOLDERING LAMP (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPOON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..

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