Record Details

NHER Number:37220
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:?Mesolithic flint flakes and medieval to post-medieval objects

Summary

Metal detecting between 2001 and 2003 recovered possible Mesolithic worked flints; medieval and post-medieval coins; post-medieval tokens and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a medieval buckle and lead bust of Christ (possibly from either a weight or a figurine); a medieval/post-medieval copper alloy cauldron fragment and a post-medieval book clasp and dress hook.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 29 20
Map Sheet:TG22SE
Parish:TUNSTEAD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

2001 and January 2002. Metal-detecting. Finder's Field T1.
1 ?Mesolithic notch flint flake and 1 retouched flake.
1 medieval buckle and 1 lead bust of Christ (possibly a weight or part of a figurine).
2 post-medieval tokens, 1 book clasp, 1 dress hook and 1 lead disc.
Flints identified by P. Robins (NCM), tokens by A. Posescu (NLA) and other objects by A. Rogerson (NLA). See list and descriptions in file. Discoveries reported in (S1).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 April 2002. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 5 June 2014.

2002-2003. Metal detecting. Finders' Field T1.
3 medieval coins.
1 medieval/post-medieval copper alloy cast cauldron leg fragment. Fragment of cast cauldron leg, rectangular section (22x15mm) tapering in thickness but widening to sharp terminal (30mm). 14th-16th century.
1 post-medieval coin.
Coins identified by A. Marsden (NLA), see list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 November 2003. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 5 June 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • NOTCHED FLAKE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 2003. Archaeological Finds in Norfolk 2002. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt II pp 356-368. p 357.

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