Record Details

NHER Number:33249
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal objects, coins and pottery sherds

Summary

Metal detecting and fieldwalking in this area between 1997 and 2006 recovered Mesolithic/Early Neolithic, Bronze Age and undatable prehistoric worked flints; medieval pottery sherds; undatable lava quern; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval jettons; post-medieval tokens and Saxon to post-medieval metal objects.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 03 42
Map Sheet:TG04SW
Parish:WIVETON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1997. Area searched by group of American metal detectorists on holiday organised by [1].
Two Roman coins.
Possible Saxon brooch.
Medieval and post medieval coins and metalwork.
See list and coin forms in file.
D. Gurney (NLA) 8 October 1997.

February 1999. Metal detecting.
See Field Record in file.
Medieval and post medieval coins.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 15 January 2000.

Summer 2005. Metal detecting, finders' field 14, site extended to whole field.
One medieval and three post medieval coins.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file and CD.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 4 September 2006.

February 2006. Metal detecting, Discovery Tours' Field 12.
Medieval thimble.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 13 November 2006.

6 and 7 May 2006. Fieldwalking.
Rapid fieldwalking survey (finder's Field BaWEFw 04):
10 undatable prehistoric flint flakes, 2 blades and 1 ?awl.
1 Late Mesolithic/Early Neolithic flint blade core.
2 Bronze Age flint scrapers.
2 medieval pottery sherds (1 unglazed and 1 glazed Grimston).
1 undatable lava quern fragment.
Flints identified by P. Robins (NCM) and other objects by A. Rogerson (NLA). See list and descriptions in file. The finds observed by the finder but not picked up are listed as including coal, calcinated flint, light slag, brick and late post-medieval pottery sherds and glass. See finder's record sheet in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 29 November 2006. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 7 July 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 7000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 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

  • QUERN (Unknown date)
  • AWL? (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • CORE (Late Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 7000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUTTON (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • LEASH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Ashley, S.. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk.. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 101.
---Photograph: Riddler, I.. 2005. Digital photographs of Discovery Tours finds, Summer 2005. CD.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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