Record Details

NHER Number:40668
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds including Viking silver pendant

Summary

An Iron Age coin, Roman coins, an Iron Age or Roman metal object have been found by metal detecting. This site has produced a number of Late Saxon objects, including an excellent example of a Middle or Late Saxon disc brooch with a back-turning beast, as well as rings, strap fittings and other Late Saxon metal finds. A Viking silver pendant, decorated with gold filagree, in the shape of Thor's hammer has been found on the site by a metal detectorist. Medieval and post medieval coins and metal finds have also been found.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG12SW
Parish:GREAT WITCHINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

August 2003. Metal detecting. Field 4.
1 Iron Age, 3 Roman, 7 medieval and 4 post medieval coins.
1 post medieval jetton.
Iron Age/Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon and post medieval metal objects.
Late Saxon finds outstanding in number and quantity.
See lists and map in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 July 2004.

Thor's hammer pendant declared Treasure 23 July 2004.
See (S1).
E. Darch (NLA), 4 November 2004.

29 August 2004. Metal detecting. Discovery Tours Field 10.
One medieval and two post medieval coins.
Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists n file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 February 2006.

August 2012. Discovery Tours.
Details to follow.

April 2013.
The Medieval mount in the form of a letter A, found in August 2012 and reported as Treasure Case 2012 T635, was declared Treasure at inquest 22 April 2013.
E. Darch (HES), 23 April 2013.

16 October 2013.
The Medieval mount in the form of a letter A, found in August 2012 and reported as Treasure Case 2012 T635, wasacquired by Norwich Castle Museum.
E. Darch (HES), 17 October 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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 (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • PENDANT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP END (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (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 - 1066 AD to 1539 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)
  • FERRULE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAINER (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)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Map: Finder's Map..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Coroner's Report.

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