Record Details

NHER Number:42602
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early/Middle Saxon and medieval to post-medieval finds

Summary

Sporadic metal-detecting between 1998 and 2014 recovered medieval coins as well as undated, Early/Middle Saxon and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include undated casting waste; an Early/Middle Saxon pendant; a medieval pot mend, strap-ends and part of a seal matrix; a medieval/post-medieval book clasp and a post-medieval key and two mould-identical crucifix pendants.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 25 92
Map Sheet:TM29SE
Parish:TOPCROFT, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

September-October 1998. Metal detector finds.
Early Saxon or Middle Saxon pendant.
Medieval seal matrix, and three strap ends.
Post medieval belt mount or harness mount, key and two mould-identical crucifix pendants.
See list in file.
Identified by H. Geake (NCM), October 1998.
One medieval coin.
See coin sheet in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM), October 1998.
K. Sussams (NCM), 23 October 1998.
Initially erroneously recorded under NHER 32885, amended A. Cattermole (NLA), 8 June 2009.

August/September 2005. Metal detecting.
Two medieval coins.
Medieval metal objects.
Undateable casting waste.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 September 2005.

July-September 2014. Metal-detecting. [1].
Medieval strap-end.
Medieval/post-medieval book clasp.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 October 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • PENDANT (Early Saxon to Middle Saxon - 411 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

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