Record Details

NHER Number:44442
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period findspot

Summary

Metal detecting in this area from 2005 to 2007 recovered an Iron Age/ Romano-British strap distributor, a medieval seal matrix and harness fitting and a post medieval buckle and a fine silver hawk ring or vervel, amongst other objects.

Images

  • A hawking ring (vervel) from Wiveton  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TG 04 41
Map Sheet:TG04SW
Parish:WIVETON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Before 9 November 2005. Metal detecting.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 31 March 2006.

5 March 2006. Metal detecting.
Post medieval silver hawk-ring or vervel consisting of a D-section ring with a shield-shaped plate engraved three times with the letter 'T'.
See (S1) & (S2)
J. Allen (NLA) 13 September 2006.

Hawking vervel discovered 5 March 2006 and reported as Potential Treasure (2006 T281) declared Treasure Trove by Norwich Coroner 7 July 2006.
E. Darch (NLA) 19 July 2006.

Before 11 December 2007. Metal detecting.
Iron Age/Romano-British, medieval, medieval/post medieval, post medieval and undatable metal objects, 1 post medieval jetton.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 April 2008.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Late Bronze Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Bronze Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • CHAFING DISH (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VERVEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustration.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2006. Drawing of a post medieval silver hawk ringor vervel consisting of a D-section ring with a shield-shaped plate engraved three times with the letter 'T'.. Film. 2:1.

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