Record Details

NHER Number:32935
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Iron Age coins, an Iron Age bar fitting, Roman coins, brooches and a bracelet, an Early Saxon brooch, a Middle Saxon pin and hooked tag, a Middle or Late Saxon strap end, a Late Saxon stirrup mount and medieval and post medieval coins and metal finds, including a lovely example of a silver medieval brooch in the form of a pair of clasped hands, found during metal detecting.

Images

  • A complete Middle to Late Saxon copper alloy strap end from Newton-by-Castle Acre  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service and S. White

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF81NW
Parish:NEWTON BY CASTLE ACRE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1995. Metal detecting finds.
Iceni silver unit.
2 medieval coins.
2 post medieval coins and 1 token.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 29 January 1996.
See lists in file.
British plate brooch, 2nd century.
Medieval sheet metal bell, gilded, with four cut 'lobes'. Possible costume.
?Medieval harness loop.
(S1) in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 22 November 1995.

1996. Metal detecting.
1 Roman coin.
Roman, medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
W. Milligan (NCM), 6 Febraury 1997.

November 1997. Metal detecting.
1 medieval jetton.
Roman, Early Saxon, medieval, post medieval metalwork.
See lists in file.
K. Sussams (NCM), 13 May 1998.

Before November 1998. Metal detecting.
1 Roman coin.
1 medieval coin.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 20 June 2000.

1998. Metal detecting.
1 Iceni coin.
7 Roman coins (on 2 sheets)
1 medieval coin
1 post medieval token.
Val Fryer (NCM) identified: Fragment of copper alloy hooked tag, probably with circular or pear shaped head plate. Incised linear decoration on one face. 7th-11th century. Middle Saxon, Late Saxon. See (S1).
H.M. Geake (A&E) identified: Medieval bar-mount from a belt. Thin copper alloy strip with semi-ciruclar cut out at either end with and copper alloy rivet just within. Decorated with borders of double triangle punchmarks running between the cut-outs.
Early post medieval belt or harness mount in the shape of a long heraldic shield with shaped top and central vertical keeling. White-metal coating on front and 2 bent over spikes on reverse.
Iron Age, Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval, early post medieval metalwork.
Identified by V. Fryer (NCM) 1998.
K. Sussams (NCM), 20 April 1999 and 13 May 1999.

April 1998. Metal detecting.
Medieval silver gilt annular brooch declared Treasure 13 october 1998, now in Swaffham Museum.
See description and press cutting in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 23 January 2003.

Before 22 January 2003. Metal detecting.
2 medieval coins.
Roman, Middle Saxon/Late Saxon (S2), medieval (S3), and post medieval metal finds.
See lists and drwaings in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 March 2003.

Before 2 April 2003. Metal detecting.
1 Roman, 2 medieval and 1 post medieval coin.
Roman, Late Saxon (S4), medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 May 2003.

October/November 2003. Metal detecting.
Iron Age coin.
Medieval jetton.
Roman, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal objects.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 January 2004.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age to Post Medieval - 800 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BOW BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • ANNULAR BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BADGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (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 (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • LAMP (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RELIQUARY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPUR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Newspaper Article: 1998. Eastern Daily Press. 14 October.
---Unpublished document: DCMS. 2000. Treasure Annual Report 1998-1999..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
<S2>Illustration: White, S.. 2003. Drawing of a Middle/Late Saxon strap-end.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: White, S.. 2003. Drawing of a medieval rod from possibly a shrine or lamp.. Film. 2:1.
<S4>Illustration: Williams, D.. 2003. Drawing of a Late Saxon stirrup strap mount.. Paper. 1:1.

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