Record Details

NHER Number:35800
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi period metal object scatter

Summary

Metal detecting at this site over the period of 2000-03 recovered a range of multi period metal objects. The finest finds were a Late Bronze Age socketed axehead fragment and two undated gold finger rings.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 95 06
Map Sheet:TF90NE
Parish:SHIPDHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

September-October 2000. Metal detecting.
One late post medieval Venetian coin.
Roman (S1), Late Saxon (S2) and medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 24 November 2000.

January-February 2002. Metal-detecting. In northwest corner of field.
1 Late Bronze Age socketed axehead fragment (S3).
2 Roman coins and 1 Roman mount.
2 medieval coins.
Coins identified by A. Popescu (NLA) and other objects identified by K Hines (NLA). See lists and drawing in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 13 February 2002.
updated by J. Page (HES) 4 February 2014.

February-March 2002. Metal-detecting.
1 ?Bronze Age gold finger ring.
1 Roman coin and 1 tinned brooch fragment (T shaped).
3 medieval coins and 1 ?spur buckle.
1 post-medieval coin and 1 lead Alnage seal.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by A. Rogerson (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 15 April 2002.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 13 March 2014.

Gold ?finger ring (see above) found 7 March 2002, disclaimed as Treasure, and rejected by [2] and by several specialists at British Museum as not being of 'their periods'.
See description, letter and emails in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 18 July 2002.

December 2003. Metal detecting.
Gold finger ring of uncertain date, found 20m from another, similar example found on 7th March 2002.
See description with grid reference in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 9 January 2004.

February - March 2004. Metal-detecting.
1 medieval horse harness pendant (gilt).
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA). See description in file.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 13 March 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age to 19th Century - 1000 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FINGER RING (Unknown date)
  • RING (Unknown date)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRIDLE BIT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: 2002. KTE 24, Romano British zoomorphic mount..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Hoyle, M.. 2000. Drawing of a Roman pin head.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Hoyle, M.. 2000. Drawing of a Late Saxon copper alloy ringerike-style bridle cheekpiece.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Hinds, K.. 2002. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age socketed axe.. Film. 1:1.

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