Record Details

NHER Number:39364
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age to post-medieval metal objects, coins and pottery sherds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 2003 and 2012 recovered a number of objects from the Iron Age to post-medieval periods. These objects include post-medieval pottery; Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins plus post-medieval jettons and tokens; Roman brooches; an Early Saxon sword belt fitting and wrist clasp; a Middle to Late Saxon strap-end and hooked tag; Late Saxon horse bit link; a medieval spindle whorl, dress accessories, pot mend, finger ring, harness pendant and harness mount; medieval/post-medieval rings, a buckle, cloth seal and rowel spur; post-medieval dress accessories, sword belt fitting, key, rowel spur fragment, crotal bell, thimble, harness mount, lead cloth seal, weight and length of lead window came and two undatable objects.

Images

  • Medieval annular brooch in the form of a figure holding a beast by the mouth/snout.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service
  • Medieval buckle from NHER 39364  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval belt mount from NHER 39364  © Norfolk County Council
  • Middle/Late Saxon strap-end from NHER 39364  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon wrist clasp from NHER 39364  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval strap-end from NHER 39364  © Norfolk County Council
  • Post-medieval cloth seal from NHER 39364  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval harness pendant from NHER 39364  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval harness mount from NHER 39364  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF60SE
Parish:WRETTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April-May 2003. Metal-detecting centred on [1].
Medieval jetton.
Roman stud.
Middle Saxon or Late Saxon strap end.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 June 2003.

October-November 2003. Site extended to whole field.
One Iron Age and one Roman brooch.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 December 2003.

November-December 2003.
One Iron Age and two medieval coins.
See lists in file with grid references.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 January 2004.

January-February 2004. Metal-detecting.
Part of an Early Saxon small square-headed brooch at [2].
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 March 2004.

January-February 2004. Metal-detecting.
Seven post medieval coins.
Five post-medieval metal objects.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 March 2004.

After 10 March 2004. Metal-detecting.
Five Roman coins.
Two post-medieval jettons.
Post-medieval spur fragment.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 23 September 2004.

September-October 2004. Metal-detecting in area centred [3].
One medieval and one post-medieval coin.
Two medieval buckles.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 November 2004.

October-November 2004. Metal-detecting.
Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 December 2004.

Before 28 February 2005. Metal-detecting.
One Roman coin.
Roman, medieval (S1) and post-medieval metal objects.
Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval sherds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 November 2005.

October-November 2005. Metal-detecting.
One medieval and one post-medieval coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 December 2005.

December 2005-January 2006. Metal-detecting.
Early Saxon pyramid-shaped sword belt mount.
Medieval jetton and metal objects.
Post-medieval lead token.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 February 2006.

December 2006-January 2007. Metal-detecting.
Medieval jetton and thimble.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 January 2007.

May-June 2007. Metal-detecting.
Iron Age coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 July 2007.

June-July 2007. Metal-detecting.
Four Roman and three medieval coins and medieval thimble.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 29 August 2007.

October-November 2007. Metal-detecting.
One Iron Age, three medieval and one post-medieval coin.
Romano-British, medieval and post-medieval metal objects, post-medieval token.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 December 2007.

March-April 2009. Metal-detecting.
One post-medieval coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 May 2009.

Before 11 March 2009. Fieldwalking.
Six late prehistoric flints.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson, (NLA), 1 September 2009.

March-April 2010. Metal-detecting.
Early Saxon wrist clasp and medieval spindle whorl.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 May 2010.

January-February 2010. Metal-detecting.
One Roman and five medieval coins, Romano-British, Middle Saxon/Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 March 2010.

August-September 2010. Metal-detecting.
1 medieval coin, Romano British, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 27 September 2010.

September-October 2010. Metal-detecting.
1 Iron Age, 1 medieval and 1 post-medieval coin, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects 2 post-medieval jettons and token.
See lists in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 26 October 2010.

October-November 2010. Metal-detecting.
4 medieval and 2 post-medieval coins, medieval, post-medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 9 December 2010.

February-March 2011. Metal-detecting.
1 medieval and 1 post-medieval coin, medieval finger-ring and post-medieval rowel spur.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 6 April 2011.

March-April 2011. Metal-detecting.
Medieval buckle and harness pendant.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 6 May 2011.

April-May 2011. Metal-detecting.
1 Roman and 1 post-medieval coin, post-medieval token and jetton, medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 10 June 2011.

September- October 2011. Metal-detecting.
One Roman, two medieval and one post-medieval coin, medieval jetton, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 10 November 2011.

October-November 2011. Metal-detecting.
Middle Saxon/Late Saxon, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects, two medieval coins and one post-medieval token.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 12 December 2011.

November-December 2011. Metal-detecting.
One Roman, one medieval and one post-medieval coin and a post-medieval buckle.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 9 January 2012.

August-September 2012. Metal-detecting.
Three medieval and four post-medieval coins, post-medieval token and jetton.
A. Marsden (HES), 16 October 2012.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 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

  • RING (Unknown date)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 310 AD to 313 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 340 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 364 AD to 378 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SLEEVE CLASP (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP END (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP END (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BRIDLE BIT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP END (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • ANNULAR BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RING (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1158 AD to 1180 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1218 AD to 1222 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1251 AD to 1272 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1251 AD to 1272 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1280 AD to 1281 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1297 AD to 1302 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1299 AD to 1301 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1307 AD to 1309 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1315 AD to 1317 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1315 AD to 1333 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1351 AD to 1422 AD?)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1363 AD to 1369 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1415 AD to 1497 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1471 AD to 1477 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1500 AD to 1699 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CAME (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (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)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1608 AD to 1612 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1614 AD to 1625 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1614 AD to 1634 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1636 AD to 1643 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1665 AD to 1665 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1672 AD to 1672 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1680 AD to 1684 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
---Photograph: 2003. KTT 2, Middle/Late Saxon strap end..
---Photograph: 2004. KVC 35, Early Saxon brooch fragment..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2005. Drawing of a medieval annular brooch.. Film. 2:1.

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