Record Details

NHER Number:40903
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting in 2004 and fieldwalking in 2012 recovered prehistoric worked flints including a Mesolithic or Neolithic flint blade; Roman and Late Saxon to post-medieval pottery sherds; medieval to modern ceramic building material including a post-medieval malting kiln flue tile fragment; post-medieval clay tobacco pipe fragments; Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; medieval and post-medieval jettons; a post-medieval token and Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Roman brooch; Late Saxon stirrup; medieval and post-medieval dress accessories and copper alloy vessel fragments; a medieval papal bull, harness pendant, key and thimble and a post-medieval cloth seal. Further prehistoric worked flints were also found in 2010 as stray finds.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG20NW
Parish:TROWSE WITH NEWTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

August-September 2004. Metal-detecting.
1 Mesolithic/Early Neolithic utilised flint blade.
1 Iron Age coin.
6 Roman coins and 1 ?composite plate brooch fragment.
1 Late Saxon stirrup-strap mount.
2 medieval coins, 2 jettons, 1 key, 2 composite strap-ends, 1 thimble, 1 buckle frame, 1 ?folding strap clasp fragment, 1 lead papal bulla (Alexander IV) and 2 horse-harness pendants (inc 1 gilt).
1 medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel leg fragment.
7 post-medieval coins, 2 tokens, 2 jettons, 2 buttons, 1 lead cloth seal, 1 lead weight, 1 hooked tag, 1 tinned dress fastener, 2 dice and 1 gilt belt mount.
1 undated/post-medieval unidentified object (?mount).
Flint identified by P. Robins (NCM), coins by A. Marsden (NLA) and other objects by S. Ashley (NLA), see lists in file. These discoveries were reported in (S1).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 October 2004.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 24 March 2014.

October-November 2004. Metal-detecting.
One Roman coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 20 December 2004.

29 May 2010. Stray find.
Prehistoric worked flints.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 22 October 2010.

Before 22 January 2012. Systematic fieldwalking. Caistor Roman Project, field CRP 27.42.
Prehistoric worked flints – awaiting identification.
3 Roman pottery sherds.
1 Late Saxon pottery sherd.
4 medieval pottery sherds.
2 medieval/post-medieval pottery sherd and 1 brick fragment.
77 post-medieval pottery sherds, 84 clay tobacco pipe fragments and a piece of malting kiln flue tile.
Post-medieval to modern coal, glass, brick and tile fragments.
Undatable slag, shell, animal bone, animal teeth, charcoal, shale and burnt flint.
See list in file and (S2).
A. Rogerson (HES), 29 May 2012.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 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)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval to Modern - 1540 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Unknown date)
  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Unknown date)
  • BURNT FLINT (Unknown date)
  • BURNT FLINT (Unknown date)
  • SLAG (Unknown date)
  • SLAG (Unknown date)
  • BLADE (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 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)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 331 AD to 332 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BULL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1299 AD to 1301 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1373 AD to 1415 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1500 AD to 1525 AD)
  • BUILDING MATERIAL (Post Medieval to Modern - 1540 AD to 2050 AD)
  • BUILDING MATERIAL (Post Medieval to Modern - 1540 AD to 2050 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FLUE TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FLUE TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval to Modern - 1540 AD to 2050 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval to Modern - 1540 AD to 2050 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1558 AD to 1603 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1583 AD to 1619 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1589 AD to 1592 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1601 AD to 1604 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1603 AD to 1625 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1636 AD to 1649 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1665 AD to 1670 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval to Unknown - 1694 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 2005. Archaeological Finds in Norfolk in 2004. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt IV pp 736-750. p 738.
<S2>Unpublished document: Caistor Roman Town Project. 2012. Field Survey Finds Record Cards. Field CRP 27.42.

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