Record Details

NHER Number:37313
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman to post-medieval finds

Summary

Occasional metal-detecting between 2002 and 2014 recovered a fragment of possible Early Saxon pottery; Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval and post-medieval coins and undated, Saxon and medieval metal objects. The metal finds include undated casting waste, a copper alloy ring and a weight; an Early Saxon sword pommel and pyramidal mount; a Middle to Late Saxon strap end; a Late Saxon brooch and a medieval horse harness pendant, bell, thimble and papal bulla of Urban VI (1378-89).

Images

  • Early Saxon sword pommel from NHER 37313  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon scabbard from NHER 37313  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon scabbard from NHER 37313  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG23NW
Parish:ROUGHTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

May-June 2002. Metal detecting.
Roman coin.
Medieval (S1) and undatable metal objects.
See lists and drawings in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 July 2002.

March-April 2005. Metal-detecting.
1 ?Early Saxon pottery sherd.
1 Middle-Late Saxon strap end.
1 Late Saxon disk brooch (borre style).
1 Undated silver droplet.
Objects Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA), S. Ashley (NLA) and A. Cattermole (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 May 2005.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 6 February 2014.

January-February 2012. Metal-detecting.
One Middle Saxon and one medieval coin, Early Saxon sword pommel (S2) and medieval papal bull.
See lists in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 19 March 2012.

March-April 2014. Metal-detecting. [1].
Early Saxon pyramidal mount (S3).
2 medieval coins and a bell.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 2 June 2014.

July-September 2014. Metal-detecting. [2].
5 Roman coins.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 October 2014.

October-November 2014. Metal-detecting. [3].
2 Roman coins.
Medieval thimble.
1 post-medieval coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 December 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • RING (Unknown date)
  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 269 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 268 AD to 270 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 286 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 312 AD to 313 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 348 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 355 AD to 361 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SWORD (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Early Saxon to Middle Saxon - 600 AD to 700 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP END (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 670 AD to 710 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BULL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1207 AD to 1216 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1281 AD to 1294 AD)
  • THIMBLE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1301 AD to 1314 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1591 AD to 1594 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 2002. Drawing of a medieval harness pendant.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2012. Drawing of an Early Saxon copper alloy sword pommel .. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J. 2014. Drawing of Early Anglo-Saxon copper alloy pyramidal mount. Film. 2:1.

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