Record Details

NHER Number:33082
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

A Roman coin, a medieval strap end or knife sheath chape, part of a medieval cauldron, medieval coins and lead weights of unknown date found during metal detecting in 1996. A fieldwalking survey undertaken by Caistor Roman project recovered 2 prehistoric flint flakes and medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 19 01
Map Sheet:TG10SE
Parish:MULBARTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1996. Metal detecting finds.
Medieval, possible strap end (compare with example in (S1) or knife sheath chape. Roughly V-shaped with trefoil lobe in centre; engraved decoration on one side. The tips of all arms, perhaps including attachment holes are missing.
Medieval part of a spout from a copper alloy vessel.
Medieval cast copper alloy leg from cauldron.
Undatable lead disc with a roughly central depression in each face. Probably a weight - 23.65gm.
Identified by H. Geake (A&E) 1996.
13th century cooking pot unglazed rim sherd.
5 lead 'weights', undatable.
4th century coin, medieval penny and Norwich farthing token.
See lists in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 23 December 1996.
W. Milligan (NCM) 19 December 1996.

September - October 2008. Metal detecting.
A silver Roman coin.
A. Rogerson (NLA), November 2008.

5 April 2009. Fieldwalking survey area CRP5/18.
2 prehistoric flint flakes; Romano-British, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval sherds.
See list and record forms in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 April 2010.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • DISC (Undated)
  • WEIGHT (Undated)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 134 AD to 138 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Publication: Egan and Pritchard. 1991. Dress Accessories. No 575.

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