Record Details

NHER Number:39273
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age to post medieval objects

Summary

Metal detecting in 2003 recovered a number of objects from the Iron Age to post medieval periods, including a Roman brooch, Iron Age terret, and a number of Middle Saxon strap ends.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 92 23
Map Sheet:TF92SW
Parish:WHISSONSETT, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

March-April 2003. Metal-detecting.
1 Roman pottery sherd (greyware) and 1 brooch.
1 medieval jetton and 1 pottery sherd.
Pottery Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA), other object by S. Ashley (NLA) and coin by A. Marsden (NLA), See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 May 2003.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 5 February 2014.

December 2003 - January 2004. Metal-detecting.
1 prehistoric Flint flake (blade-like, tertiary, unpatinated, unmodified, slight signs of ware on left edge).
1 Iron Age ?terret fragment.
2 Roman coins, 1 lock-bolt fragment, 1 brooch (dolphin) and 1 finger ring.
1 Early saxon brooch fragment (small-long).
2 ?Early Saxon pottery sherds (1 sagging base, 1 body hard dark grey reduced coarse sandy).
1 Middle-Late Saxon brooch (nummular), 1 strap end and 1 hooked tag,
1 medieval coin, 2 jettons (inc 1 mounted as a brooch), 1 spur buckle, 1 composite three-part strap-end, 1 composite three-part strap-end and 1 lead weight (troy, 3/4oz).
1 medieval/post-medieval cauldron foot fragment and 1 vessel leg.
1 post-medieval sword belt hooked mount.
1 undatable lead weight and 1 white metal and copper alloy molten lump of casting waste.
Pottery Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA), other objects by S. Ashley (NLA), coins by A. Marsden (NLA) and flints by P. Robinson (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 February 2004.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 19 March 2014.

June-July 2004. Metal-detecting.
3 Middle Saxon strap ends.
1 post-medieval hooked mount.
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA). See list in file.
S. Ashley (NLA), 10 July 2004.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 19 March 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • 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

  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • LOCK (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP END (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (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: 2004. KVD 7-8, Middle/Late Saxon strap end..
---Photograph: 2004. KVD 9, Middle/Late Saxon nummular brooch..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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