Record Details

NHER Number:35443
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal finds

Summary

Metal detecting in 1999 and 2006 recovered a range of objects, including a Middle Bronze Age chisel, Roman brooches, Roman, medieval and post medieval coins, a medieval jetton and post medieval tokens. An evaluation in the southern corner of the site in 2007 revealed no additional archaeological finds or features.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 16 38
Map Sheet:TG13NE
Parish:GRESHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

August 1999. Metal detecting. Field 14.
Thirteen Roman, three medieval and three post medieval coins.
Medieval jetton and post medieval tokens.
Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See finds lists, coin lists and original field finds lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 20 June 2000.

March-April 2006. Metal-detecting.
1 Middle Bronze Age chisel (S2).
3 Roman coins and 3 brooches (1 two-piece colchester type, 1 disk type, 1 unusual dolphin type).
1 post-medieval coin, 2 weights (1; 1oz, 1; 1/4oz) and 1 unidentifed object (gilt).
Coins identified by A. Marsden (NLA) and other objects by S. Ashley (NLA). See lists and descriptions in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 May 2006. Updated by J. Page (HES), 13 March 2014.

October 2007. Trial Trenching.
Evaluation in southern corner of site, immediately east of Oakwoods. Five trial trenches were excavated prior to residential development.
No archaeological finds or features were encountered.
See report (S1) for further details.
H. Hamilton (NLA), 18 February 2008.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • CHISEL (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STUD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SADDLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPOON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (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>Unpublished Contractor Report: Birks, C. 2007. Report on an Archaeological Evaluation at Land Adjacent to Oakwoods, Church Lane, Gresham, Norfolk. Chris Birks Archaeological Services. CB095.
<S2>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 2006. Drawing of a Middle Bronze Age chisel.. Film. 1:1.

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