Record Details

NHER Number:41710
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and medieval to post-medieval finds

Summary

Metal detecting at this location between 2005 and 2008 recovered a range of finds including Roman and medieval pottery sherds; undated iron slag and ?Roman, medieval and post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a ?Roman ring, a medieval sword scabbard chape and post medieval dress fastener, buckles and lead weights.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 98 10
Map Sheet:TF91SE
Parish:SHIPDHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

February-March 2005. Metal-detecting (whole field).
2 post-medieval buckle frames, recovered from northeast corner of field, area centred at location [1].
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 13 May 2005.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 6 February 2014.

October-November 2005. Metal-detecting (whole field).
3 post-medieval lead weights.
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 17 December 2005.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 27 March 2014.

August - September 2008. Metal-detecting.
9 Roman pottery sherds (Greyware).
1 ?Roman ring.
9 medieval pottery sherds (8 unglazed, 1 glazed Grimston), 1 sword scabbard chape (decoration of mounted knight, see S1) and 1 lead weight.
1 post-medieval Ovoid eye-plate of Ae blunt-hooked dress fastener.
1 undatable iron slag lump.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 17 October 2008
Updated by J. Page (HES), 27 March 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Article in Monograph: Ashley, S. 2016. Anglo-Norman elite objects from castle and countryside. Castles and the Anglo-Norman World. Proceedings of a Conference held at Norwich Castle in 2012. Davies, J. et al (eds). pp 281-298. Fig 18.10 No 67.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2008. Drawing of a Medieval sward scabbard chape.. Film. 2:1.

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