Record Details

NHER Number:42602
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early-Middle Saxon, medieval and post-medieval metal objects

Summary

Metal detecting revealed an Early-Middle Saxon pendant, two medieval coins, part of a medieval seal matrix, several other medieval metal objects, two mould-identical post-medieval crucifixes and some undatable casting waste.

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.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 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 - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • PENDANT (Middle Saxon - 651 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 (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval to Post Medieval - 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 - none

Sources and further reading

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