Record Details

NHER Number:37201
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi period metal object scatter

Summary

Metal detecting at this location during 2002-03 recovered a range of multi period metal objects. Finds comprised, amongst others, five Roman brooches, several Early Saxon supporting-arm brooches, two medieval seal matrices and coins from the medieval and post medieval periods.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 95 06
Map Sheet:TF90NE
Parish:SHIPDHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

March-April 2002. Metal-detecting. Area of large field which also contains NHER 35800 and 36287.
8 Roman brooches (5 of them found together) and 1 seal box.
1 ?Roman/?Early Saxon ?Brooch.
1 ?Early Saxon Brooch (unusual supporting arm type).
2 Early Saxon Brooches (Cruciform).
1 Undated casting jet.
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 10 May 2002.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 5 February 2014.

Before 3 April 2003. Metal detecting. Site extended to whole field including NHER 35800 and 36287 (map of original extent in file).
Seven medieval and four post medieval coins.
Iron Age/Roman object (S1).
Roman, medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists, map copy and drawing in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 20 May 2003.

December 2003. Metal detecting.
Two medieval seal matrices.
See list with grid references in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 9 January 2004.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to 19th Century - 800 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COSMETIC MORTAR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HOARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SEAL BOX (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Photograph: 2002. KTG 9, Romano British/Early Saxon rectangular plate..
---Photograph: 2002. KTG 10-11, Early Saxon cruciform brooch..
---Photograph: 2002. KTG 12, Early Saxon cruciform brooch..
---Photograph: 2002. KTG 13-14, Early Saxon supporting arm brooch..
---Photograph: 2002. KTG 15-17, Five Romano British brooches..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: White, S.. 2003. Drawing of an Iron Age/Roman handle fragment,. Film. 2:1.

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