Record Details

NHER Number:37316
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic and Bronze Age flint and Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval finds.

Summary

Metal detecting in 2002 & 2007 recovered a possibly Bronze age flint scraper, a medieval lead pot mend, and a medieval or post medieval sword chape (scabbard). Also found were undated pieces of iron slag.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 25 13
Map Sheet:TG21SE
Parish:BEESTON ST ANDREW, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

May/June 2002. Metal detecting.
?Bronze Age scraper and flake.
Medieval pot mend.
Medieval or post medieval sword chape and cauldron foot.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 July 2002.

December 2004. Parish fieldwalking survey, Field 5.
Neolithic and prehistoric worked flints.
Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval sherds.
Iron slag.
See list and notes with map in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 July 2005.

February - March 2007. Metal detecting.
Roman iron key (S1).
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 April 2007.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Roman - 1000000 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon to 19th Century - 851 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FLAKE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SCABBARD (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>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2007. Drawing of a Roman iron slide key.. Film. 1:1.

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