Record Details

NHER Number:34275
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman, Middle/Late Saxon and medieval finds

Summary

Sporadic metal-detecting between 1999 and 2016 recovered Roman and medieval coins as well as a Middle/Late Saxon hooked tag and a medieval copper alloy seal matrix, with the central motif of a squirrel.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 07 29
Map Sheet:TG02NE
Parish:NORTH NORFOLK
THURNING, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

January-February 1999. Metal detecting. [1].
H. M. Geake (NCM) identified:
Copper alloy seal matrix, pointed oval with a raised rib and pierced lug on reverse. The front is very worn, but the central motif is a squirrel. Around this a hard-to-read legend: +: S'WILL'I.BRONT:.: 13th century.
Polariod in NCM (S1).
Compiled by A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 March 1999.

September 2015. Metal-detecting. Site extended to whole field. [2].
1 Roman coin.
1 medieval coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 February 2016.

Before 6 June 2016. Metal-detecting. [2].
Middle/Late Saxon hooked tag.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 June 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 307 AD to 318 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 750 AD to 1050 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1327 AD to 1377 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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