Record Details

NHER Number:36988
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead, Roman to post medieval objects

Summary

Metal detecting in 1996 recovered a Neolithic polished axehead, as well as Roman to post medieval objects, which included a Roman pestle fragment and a Late Saxon cheek piece.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 12 03
Map Sheet:TG10SW
Parish:WYMONDHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1996. Metal detecting.
Small polished flint axe (drawing in file). See report by P. A. Robinson (NCM).
Roman grey ware sherd.
Medieval: four sherds and one rim - one base and two sherds Grimstone Green Glazed ware - three late medieval transitional sherds.
Roman pestle fragment.
Late Saxon cheek piece.
Medieval copper alloy pot rim.
Four medieval fragments.
Two 16th century belt mounts.
Two early post medieval buckles.
15 to 16th century two buckle fragments.
Three medieval coins including a Henry I.
Post medieval coin.
See lists in file.
W. Milligan (NCM), 9 October 1996.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 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

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TOILET ARTICLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRIDLE BIT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (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)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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