Record Details

NHER Number:38148
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and Middle Saxon to post-medieval finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 2003 and 2015 recovered Roman and medieval pottery sherds and coins; a medieval jetton and Roman and Early Saxon to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include Roman cosmetic mortar and furniture fittings; an Early Saxon brooch; a Middle Saxon pin; a Late Saxon strap-end; a medieval harness pendant and strap-end and a post-medieval book clasp and unidentified object.

Images

  • Medieval harness pendant from NHER 38148  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British cosmetic mortar from NHER 38148  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon brooch from NHER 38148  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TG 23 31
Map Sheet:TG23SW
Parish:SUFFIELD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

January-February 2003. Metal-detecting.
27 Roman pottery sherds (greyware, inc: 2 jar rims, 2 jar/ bowl rims, 1 bowl/dish rim, 4 basal, 18 body, predominantly abraded but including some fresher sherds (278g)).
1 medieval pottery sherd (body, unglazed).
Identified by A. Rogerson. See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 March 2003.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 19 March 2014

October-November 2003. Metal-detecting.
1 Late Saxon incomplete copper alloy strap end, (cracked and broken, attachment end recessed for separate bar, corner missing, remains of two rivet holes, unbroken one with remains of iron rivet, broken openwork body, lower part missing, two small perforations (one broken) between remains of at least two transverse rows of three sub-trapezoidal perforations, face decorated with annular stamps, 26 x (at least) 30mm. 10th century).
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 December 2003.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 19 March 2014

January- February 2009.
Unidentified post-medieval metal object.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 March 2009.

March-April 2009. Metal-detecting.
2 Roman coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 May 2009.

September-October 2010. Metal-detecting.
2 Roman coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 15 November 2010.

January-February 2011. Metal-detecting.
3 medieval coins, 1 medieval jetton, Romano-British, medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 11 March 2011.

February-March 2011. Metal-detecting.
Romano-British cosmetic mortar and medieval strap-end.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 15 April 2011.

May-June 2014. Metal-detecting. Site extended to the eastern half of the field. [1].
3 medieval coins.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 September 2014.

February-March 2015. Metal-detecting. [2].
Early Saxon brooch
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 4 July 2016.

20 February 2016. Metal-detecting. Discovery Tours, Field 6. Site extended to the whole field. [3].
Finds recorded by HES on the PAS database:
DT022016 - PAS details to follow.
Information from PAS import.
Finds identified by I. Riddler:
Details to follow.
A. Beckham (HES), 14 April 2016.

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)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COSMETIC MORTAR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 450 AD to 480 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP END (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1303 AD to 1305 AD)
  • COIN (15th Century - 1435 AD to 1438 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1526 AD to 1532 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT? (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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