Record Details

NHER Number:35835
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal objects and coins

Summary

Metal detecting here during 2000-02 recovered various multi-period metal objects. Finds of note included two Bronze Age spearhead fragments, a Roman or Saxon strap-end and post medieval lead weight.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 31 06
Map Sheet:TG30NW
Parish:SURLINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Before 8 November 2000. Metal detecting.
Two Bronze Age spearhead fragments (S1) (including one Middle Bronze Age (S2)).
Roman, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal finds.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 22 December 2000.

Before 28 February 2001. Metal detecting.
Roman strap-end.
Medieval coin.
Lead weight.
See list in file and information from PAS download.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 26 April 2001. and A. Cattermole (HES), 10 October 2012.
Before 20 November 2002. Metal detecting.
Post medieval coin.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 28 January 2003.

Roman strap end or purse attachment found before 28 February 2001 might also be Early Saxon.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRACELET (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • SPEAR (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SPEAR (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PURSE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP END (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PURSE (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • STRAP END (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SUNDIAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 2000. Drawing of a Bronze Age spearhead blade. Film. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 2000. Drawing of a Middle Bronze Age spearhead socket. Film. 1:1.

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