Record Details

NHER Number:4586
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric burnt mound and multi-period finds

Summary

An area of burnt flints was discovered here in 1942. Metal-detecting in 1985 and 2012 recovered five worked flints; Late Iron Age, medieval and medieval/post-medieval pottery sherds; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins and Roman, Early Saxon and Late Saxon to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include Roman brooches and a figurine of a bird; an Early Saxon bow brooch; a Late Saxon/medieval padlock key; medieval buckles, strap-ends and strap fittings; a medieval/post-medieval fragmentary tailor's thimble or sewing ring and a post-medieval button, Jew's harp, sheet buckle plate, harness mount and a lead powder holder cover, flask cap or measure.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 75 02
Map Sheet:TF70SE
Parish:OXBOROUGH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1942.
Area of burnt flints found.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

August 1985. '350 yards (45.7m) east of crossroads, 35 feet (10.6m) from road'. Context 2. [1].
Roman bronze brooch; Colchester derivative. String transverse ribs on side wings. Edge grooves down bow. Mid to late 1st century AD. Also five flint flakes.
A. Rogerson (NAU), 20 August 1985.

October-November 2012. Metal-detecting. [2].
1 Late Iron Age pottery sherd.
3 Roman coins, brooches and a bird figurine from the lid of a vessel.
Early Saxon bow brooch.
Late Saxon/medieval padlock key.
5 medieval coins, 1 sherd of pottery, buckles, strap-ends and strap fittings.
1 medieval/post-medieval pottery sherd, a button, buckle, Jew's harp and a fragmentary tailor's thimble or sewing ring.
2 post-medieval coins, harness mount and a lead powder holder cover, flask cap or measure.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 4 December 2012.

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • 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

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Late Iron Age - 100 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 50 AD to 100 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 274 AD to 282 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 335 AD to 341 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 480 AD to 520 AD)
  • PADLOCK KEY (Late Saxon to Medieval - 900 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1500 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1230 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1248 AD to 1250 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1270 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1270 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1270 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1270 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1280 AD to 1281 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1299 AD to 1301 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1450 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1450 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1309 AD to 1333 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1350 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1350 AD to 1500 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1351 AD to 1500 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1400 AD to 1600 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1450 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1500 AD to 1650 AD)
  • BUTTON (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • JEWS HARP (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1500 AD to 1800 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1614 AD to 1625 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1625 AD to 1634 AD)
  • POWDER FLASK (Post Medieval - 1640 AD to 1680 AD)

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