Record Details

NHER Number:39540
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal objects

Summary

Metal-detecting here in 2002 and 2005 recovered a variety of metal objects. Finds of note included part of a medieval lead ampulla, an Iron Age silver coin of the Iceni, a post-medieval copper alloy candlestick holder and staff ferrule. Metal-detecting between 2009 and 2011 recovered a Romano-British greyware pottery sherd; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins and metal objects dating to a range of periods. These metal objects included a fragment of Bronze Age socketed axehead; a Late Saxon buckle frame and bridle bit; a medieval lead pot mend, casket mount, seal matrix, horse harness pendant and vessel leg; medieval/post-medieval cooking vessel fragments, padlock case, thimble, knife end stop and weights; post-medieval dress accessories, cloth seal and weight and an undatable furniture fitting.

Images

  • Medieval seal matrix from NHER 39540  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval seal matrix from NHER 39540  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG13NE
Parish:SUSTEAD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

September 2002. Metal-detecting. Field 26.
One Iron Age, three medieval and two post-medieval coins.
Medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 July 2003.

Summer 2005. Metal-detecting, finders' fields 3 and 4.
Medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See list in file and CD.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 September 2006.

13 August 2009. Metal-detecting. Discovery Tours, Fields 4 and 5.
Field 4.
Late Saxon stirrup strap mount; medieval lead pilgrim ampulla and one coin; medieval/post-medieval button and copper alloy vessel leg and foot; post-medieval coin weight, jetton and three coins and an undated, unidentified copper alloy object.
Field5.
A Bronze Age socketed axehead fragment; four Roman coins; a Late Saxon buckle frame and bridle bit; a medieval gold angel coin and three other medieval coins; a medieval casket mount, horse harness pendant, clasp plate, buckle, vessel leg and vessel repair patch; a medieval/post-medieval thimble, purse bar mount and knife end stop and three post-medieval coins, a lead-alloy weight, belt mount, buckle and cloth seal.
Coins identified by A. Marsden (HES), metal objects by I. Riddler.
See lists in file.
A. Beckham (HES), 11 January 2012.

24 August 2010. Metal-detecting, Field 18.
Post-medieval silver button.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 10 November 2010.

August 2010. Field 18, Metal-detecting.
Romano British pot sherd, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and undatable metal objects, details of other finds to follow.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 31 January 2011.

28 August 2011. Metal-detecting. Discovery Tours, Field 10.
Medieval seal matrix. Details of other finds to follow.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 9 December 2011.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Iron Age to Roman - 100 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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

  • FURNITURE FITTING (Unknown date)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Unknown date)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Late Iron Age to Roman - 0 AD to 199 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 125 AD to 138 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 138 AD to 161 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 271 AD to 280 AD)
  • BRIDLE BIT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STIRRUP STRAP MOUNT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CANDLESTICK (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PADLOCK (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PILGRIM BADGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1282 AD to 1289 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1335 AD to 1343 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1351 AD to 1399 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1413 AD to 1422 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1490 AD to 1504 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1500 AD? to 1584 AD?)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (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)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FERRULE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1578 AD to 1579 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1580 AD to 1580 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1584 AD to 1584 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1591 AD to 1594 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1604 AD to 1619 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1605 AD to 1605 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: Riddler, I.. 2005. Digital photographs of Discovery Tours finds, Summer 2005. CD.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

Related records - none

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