Record Details

NHER Number:33520
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Surface collection between 1998 and 2004 recovered Iron Age, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds while metal-detecting in 2013 recovered undated, Roman and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include undated casting waste; Roman brooches and an unidentified copper alloy object; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories and a post-medieval crotal bell.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 1169 9748
Map Sheet:TM19NW
Parish:WYMONDHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March 1998. In arable field (south-east end of), in formerly separate closes with buildings, concentration of post medieval sherds including:
Glazed Red Earthenware and Stoneware, one late medieval or transition period body sherd, one base and three body sherds Glazed Grimston and four body sherds medieval unglazed.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 March 1998.

25 March 1999. Further surface finds.
One body sherd reduced, with angular grits, ?Iron Age? Or very coarse medieval unglazed.
One rim fragment and seven body sherds medieval unglazed.
One medieval glazed (probably Grimston) body sherd.
Three body sherds late medieval or transitional period.
Post medieval stoneware, including Siegburg and Cologne types, several sherds.
Glazed read earthenware (post medieval), several sherds.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 April 1999.

Up to 8 June 2002.
Further finds of medieval and post medieval sherds from site of former house in arable field:
Sixteen medieval unglazed including one bowl rim.
Four glazed Grimston.
Twenty late medieval or transitional period including one jug rim, two bowl, rims, one strap handle, three basal (one with thumbed strip at angle).
One basal iron glazed tyg.
Three post medieval stoneware including one Westerwald.
Much Glazed Red Earthenware (post medieval) not counted.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 June 2002.

June 2002 - June 2004. Further surface finds.
Six medieval unglazed, one glazed Grimston with internal glaze, twenty-two late medieval or transitional period and eight Glazed Red Earthenware (post medieval).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 June 2004.

Surface finds of potsherds, 2004 - 2008.
12 Medieval unglazed; 1 base of glazed Grimston; 1 Medieval unglazed with fine white grits, possibly Ely ware; 9 Late Medieval Transitional; 15 Greyware and 2 combed slipware (one Staffordshire, other uncertain).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 September 2008.

September 2013. Metal-detecting. Elden Tours, Field HF. Site extended to whole field. [3].
Undated casting waste.
Roman brooches and a copper alloy unidentified object.
Medieval buckles and a strap loop.
Post-medieval buckles and a crotal bell.
A. Beckham (HES), 25 February 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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

  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 75 AD to 175 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1350 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1400 AD to 1500 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1700 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1575 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1650 AD to 1720 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1690 AD to 1720 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1690 AD to 1720 AD)

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