Record Details

NHER Number:40040
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric worked flints, Roman pottery and medieval to post-medieval objects

Summary

Metal detecting between 2002 and 2007 recovered a Mesolithic flint blade; Mesolithic/Neolithic flint tranchet axeheads; a Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age flint scraper; Roman and medieval pottery sherds; post-medieval coins and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a medieval buckle; a medieval/post-medieval buckle and a post-medieval child's rowel spur, purse bar and copper alloy seal matrix.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 29 21
Map Sheet:TG22SE
Parish:TUNSTEAD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

2002-2003. Metal-detecting. Finder's Field T5.
Found amongst late post-medieval and recent metal objects:
1 Roman pottery sherd (sandy greyware base, weight 20g).
1 post-medieval coin (?William and Mary farthing, ?1694) and 1 child's copper alloy rowel spur fragment, one D-section side surviving, terminal missing, short neck, incomplete drooping rowel box (no rowel). ?17th century. Distance between arms at widest point estimated at 34mm.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 November 2003. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 5 June 2014.

October-November 2005. Metal-detecting.
2 Mesolithic/Early Neolithic flint tranchet axes.
1 Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age flint 'thumbnail' scraper.
1 medieval pottery sherd (unglazed).
1 medieval/post-medieval buckle.
1 post-medieval coin, 1 button and 1 copper alloy seal matrix.
Flints identified by P. Robins (NCM), coin by A. Marsden (NLA), pottery by A. Rogerson (NLA) and other objects by S. Ashley (NLA). See list and descriptions in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 December 2005. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 5 June 2014.

September 2007. Metal-detecting.
1 Mesolithic flint blade.
1 medieval buckle.
1 post-medieval purse bar and 1 lead button.
Flint identified by P. Robins (NCM) and other objects by S. Ashley (NLA). See list and descriptions in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 31 October 2007. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 5 June 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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

  • BLADE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • TRANCHET AXEHEAD (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC?)
  • TRANCHET AXEHEAD (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC? to 3001 BC)
  • THUMB NAIL SCRAPER (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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