Record Details

NHER Number:33334
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal objects, coins and pottery sherds

Summary

Metal detecting during 1997-98 recovered a variety of objects including an Early post medieval double looped buckle frame, a Bronze Age chisel, medieval coins, a Bronze Age flat axe and an openwork post medieval button.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 07 00
Map Sheet:TG00SE
Parish:WICKLEWOOD, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1997. Metal detector find. Context 1 at [1].
Early post medieval (16th century) double looped buckle frame (58 x 22mm). Trapezoidal loops, lobe at each end of central bar. Outer edges expanded into triangles. Tinned.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 17 December 1997.

November/December 1997. Metal detector finds (Context 1). Area at above grid reference.
Bronze Age chisel (S1).
Roman and post medieval metal finds.
Medieval coins, post medieval token/jetton.
See lists in file and plan.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 13 February 1998.

24 January 1998. Fieldwalking finds. Context 2, remainder of plot.
Flints and one Grimston sherd.
See details in file.
E. Rose (NLA) 30 March 1998.

September-October 1998. Metal detecting. Context 3.
H. M. Geake (NCM) identified:
Site extended to West (area to [2])
Butt end fragment, Early Bronze Age flat axe. Polaroid and (S2) by NCM.
Openwork globular early post medieval button, six triangles pierced on front and six on back. Central boss on front, integral loop on back.
One medieval coin, see list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 23 December 1998.

January-February 1998. Metal detected by [1]. Information from [2].
Two medieval coins including a Stephen.
Two post medieval coins.
Roman, medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 17 March 2000.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • CHISEL (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FLAT AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FLAT AXEHEAD (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FERRULE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (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>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 1997. Drawing of an Early Bronze Age chisel.. Film. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 1998. Drawing of an Early Bronze Age flat axe.. Film. 1:1.

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