Record Details

NHER Number:33634
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period findspot

Summary

Metal detecting recovered prehistoric finds, including Neolithic flint flakes and Bronze Age metalwork, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery sherds and metalwork.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 26 26
Map Sheet:TG22NE
Parish:SWANTON ABBOTT, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April 1998. Metal detecting.
Chunky finger ring, circular section with tapering overlapping ends. Worn inside surfaces. Late Saxon. (S1).
Identified by H. Geake (NCM).
Compiled by D. Gurney (NLA), 9 June 1998.

July-August 2001. Metal-detecting.
1 medieval pottery sherd (unglazed jar rim).
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA). See list in file.
S. Ashley (NLA), 13 September 2001.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 13 March 2014.

Before 1 June 2006. Metal detecting.
Un-utilised flint flake.
Two medieval and two post medieval coins.
One sherd of 11th/12th century Pingsdorf ware, post medieval pottery.
Medieval horse harness suspension mount and a buckle.
Copper alloy and lead post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
Edited 15 January 2007.

June 2006. Metal detecting.
Medieval coin, jetton and sword quillon.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 February 2007.

March-April 2007. Metal detecting.
Bronze Age (S2), Roman, medieval and post medieval metal objects.
One Roman and three medieval coins, Late Saxon and medieval sherds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 May 2007.

June 2007. Metal detecting.
Prehistoric flint knife or scraper, one Roman coin, ?Roman, medieval and post medieval metal objects, post medieval jetton.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 July 2007.

The Roman seal box recovered and identified in 2007 has been reidentified as a 1st-century AD brooch (NMS-24ADC2).
S. Ashley (HES), 14 May 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Iron Age to Roman - 100 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 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

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Unknown date)
  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2351 BC?)
  • KNIFE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLANGED AXEHEAD (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)
  • PALSTAVE (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • BROOCH (Late Iron Age to Roman - 1 AD to 100 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • MIRROR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VOTIVE MODEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOUNT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STUD (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MUSKET BALL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POWDER FLASK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (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.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2007. Drawing of an Early/Middle Bronze Age flanged axe or plastave fragment.. Film. 1:1.

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