Record Details

NHER Number:40901
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal objects

Summary

Metal-detecting here in 2004 and 2006 recovered a variety of metal objects. Finds of note included a medieval Papal bulla of Urban VI, a medieval seal matrix with fish motif, part of a Roman folding razor and two post-medieval thimbles. Metal-detecting in 2011 recovered a post-medieval harness mount and mount and pendant leaf from a sword belt hanger.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 23 26
Map Sheet:TG22NW
Parish:BURGH AND TUTTINGTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

August-September 2004. Metal-detecting.
1 Roman folding razor handle and 1 hollow-cast steelyard weight.
3 medieval coins and 1 jetton.
2 medieval/post-medieval thimbles and 1 ewer handle.
3 post-medieval coins, 1 jetton, 2 coin weights, 1 purse bar, 1 vessel rim fragment (high lead content), 2 lead weights (1/2oz), 1 harness mount and 1 tinned buckle frame.
Coins identified by A. Marsden (NLA) and other objects by S. Ashley (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 October 2004.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 24 March 2014.

February-March 2006. Metal-detecting.
2 ?Early Neolithic flint scrapers.
5 medieval coins.
1 post-medieval lead cloth seal.
Object Identified by S. Ashley (NLA), coins by A. Marsden (NLA) and flints by P. Robinson (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 April 2006.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 24 March 2014.

August-September 2006. Metal-detecting.
9 medieval coins, 1 lead papal bulla (Urban VI), 1 seal matrix (inscription: 'Seal of a secret livery') and 1 casket key.
3 post-medieval tokens and 1 lead cloth seal.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and T. Pestell (NCM) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 October 2006.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 24 March 2014.

February-March 2011. Metal-detecting.
Post-medieval sword belt fitting and harness mount.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 15 April 2011.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • RAZOR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BULL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (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 WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (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)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (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.
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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