Record Details

NHER Number:42705
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period findspot

Summary

Metal-detecting between 2005 and 2008 recovered a Mesolithic/Early Neolithic flint core; Roman and Late Saxon pottery sherds; Roman and post-medieval coins and Roman to post-medieval and undatable metal objects. The metal finds include a Roman sword chape, furniture studs and ?harness fitting; a Late Saxon hasp; a medieval hooked harness fitting and an undatable fragment of copper alloy casting waste.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 10 26
Map Sheet:TG12NW
Parish:SALLE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

September-October 2005. Metal-detecting. At [1].
19 Roman pottery sherds (greyware) and 1 sword chape.
2 Late Saxon pottery sherds (Thetford-type ware).
1 undatable fragment of copper alloy casting waste.
Pottery identified by A. Rogerson (NLA) and other objects by S. Ashley (NLA). See list and descriptions in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 November 2005. Updated by J. Page (HES), 12 May 2014.

February-March 2006. Metal-detecting. Site extended.
1 Late Saxon hasp.
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA). See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 April 2006. Updated by J. Page (HES), 3 April 2014.

March-April 2007. metal-detecting.
1 Mesolithic/Early Neolithic flint core.
1 Roman coin.
Flint identified by P. Robins (NCM) and coin by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists and descriptions in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 May 2007. Updated by J. Page (HES), 3 April 2014.

February-March 2008. Metal-detecting. Site extended (previous area saved [2]).
10 Roman coins, 1 ?harness fitting and 2 furniture studs.
1 medieval swivelling hooked harness fitting.
1 post-medieval coin.
Coins identified by A. Marsden (NLA) and other objects by A. Rogerson (NLA). See list and descriptions in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 April 2008. Updated by J. Page (HES), 3 April 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • 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

  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • CORE (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING? (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HASP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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