Record Details

NHER Number:42549
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval metal objects

Summary

Metal detecting in 2005, 2006 and 2013 recovered a number of metal objects including two Late Saxon Borre-style disc brooches; a medieval figure of a knight (from an altar or piece of furniture), harness mount, 'lid' or cover from a censer/lamp and a post medieval weight and buckle.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 13 19
Map Sheet:TG11NW
Parish:SWANNINGTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

August-September 2005. Metal-detecting.
1 medieval figure of knight from altar or furniture (S1).
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA). See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 October 2005. Updated by J. Page (HES), 27 March 2014.

October-November 2005. Metal-detecting.
1 Late Saxon Borre-style disc brooch (S2).
1 medieval harness bar-mount fragment.
1 post-medieval lead trade weight (4oz).
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and A. Cattermole (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 17 December 2005. Updated by J. Page (HES), 27 March 2014.

December 2005-January 2006. Metal-detecting.
1 Late Saxon Borre-style disc brooch (S3).
Identified by A. Cattermole (NLA). See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 February 2006. Updated by J. Page (HES), 27 March 2014.

September 2013. Metal-detecting. [1].
Medieval probable 'lid' or cover from a censer or lamp.
Post-medieval buckle.
Information from PAS import.
P. Watkins (HES), 2 October 2013.

Monument Types

  • 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

  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • ALTARPIECE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CENSER (Medieval - 1100 AD to 1300 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1550 AD to 1650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2005. Drawing of a medieval figure.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2005. Drawing of a Late Saxon disc brooch.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2005. Drawing of a Late Saxon disc brooch.. Film. 2:1.

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