Record Details

NHER Number:35030
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Fine Early Saxon brooch and multi-period metal objects and coins

Summary

Metal detecting here in 1998 recovered a variety of metal objects and coins. Finds included a Roman Hod Hill brooch, part of a post medieval double looped buckle frame, a beautiful Early Saxon cruciform brooch and a medieval coin minted in York.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 18 96
Map Sheet:TM19NE
Parish:THARSTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1998. Metal detecting. Site adjacent to NHER 9889. Height OD 25m.
Twelve Roman and two medieval coins.
Roman brooch foot at [1].
Hod Hill brooch at [2].
Early Saxon brooch at [3].
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 6 November 1999.

1998. Metal detecting.
Early post medieval fragment of double-looped buckle frame, remaining loop oval. Moulding at pin rest and double moulding either side.
Medieval coin, 1d, illey issuer. Both sides struck with reverse die. York mint 14th-15th century. Identified by J. A. Davies (NCM) 1 June 1998.
K. Sussams (NCM) 13 May 1999.

Before 21 April 1999. Metal detecting.
Early Saxon, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal finds. See list in file.
See NHER 9989 for plan of finds made up to January 1998, in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 30 April 2000.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Undated)
  • WEIGHT (Undated)
  • BOW BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BOW BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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