Record Details

NHER Number:49075
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting in 2006 and again in 2011 recovered a range of objects, including a prehistoric flint flake; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins and pottery sherds; a Roman brooch; medieval dress accessories, seal matrices, an elaborate brooch, a swivel for a leash, a pot mend, book clasp and lead pilgrim bottle and post-medieval buckles, a book clasp, incomplete clapper bell, lead window came fragments and lead weights.

Images

  • Medieval leash or harness from NHER 49075  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TF 94 12
Map Sheet:TF91SW
Parish:SCARNING, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

July-August 2006. Metal-detecting.
1 Prehistoric flint flake (unmodified).
1 ?Late Saxon/medieval scale pan balance.
2 medieval coins, 18 pottery sherds (8 unglazed, 2 unglazed Grimston, 8 glazed Grimston), 1 gilt buckle plate fragment, 1 lead pot-mend, 1 strap-end, 1 strap-plate fragment, 1 lead ampulla, 2 lead seal matrix's, 1 annular brooch, 1 buckle frame, 1 pair of tweezers and 1 fragment of ?buckle frame.
6 medieval/post-medieval fragments of unidentified objects/sheet scrap and 1 buckle frame fragment.
2 post-medieval jettons, 3 pottery sherds (GRE), 1 buckle frame, 1 button, 3 lead window came fragments, 9 lead weights and 1 lead bird feeder.
Ceramic Objects Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA), Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA), Coins identified by A. Marsden (NLA), lithic objects identified by P. Robinson (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 17 September 2006.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 1 May 2014.

August-September 2006. Metal-detecting.
1 Roman coin and 1 brooch (dolphin type).
1 ?Roman pottery sherd (?greyware).
5 medieval coins, 1 pottery sherd (unglazed), 1 horse harness suspension mount, 1 composite three-part strap-end fragment, 1 composite three-part strap end, 1 buckle, 1 strap-end fragment, 1 strap end bar mount, 1 buckle frame fragment and 1 belt mount.
2 medieval/post-medieval paper-clip rivets.
2 post-medieval pottery sherds (GRE), 4 buckle frames (inc 1 tinned) and 1 lead weight.
4 undatable lead weights.
Pottery Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA), other objects by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 October 2006.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 1 May 2014.

September-October 2006. Metal-detecting.
1 medieval ?furniture binding strip (gilt)
1 medieval/post-medieval ring.
2 post-medieval coins, 2 lead weights, 1 ring, 1 button (tinned/silvered) and 1 lead disc.
1 undated unidentified object fragment.
Coins identified by A. Marsden (NLA) and other objects by S. Ashley (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 23 November 2006.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 1 May 2014.

October-November 2006. Metal-detecting.
3 medieval coins.
1 medieval/post-medieval paperclip rivet and 1 vessel rim fragment.
1 post-medieval jetton, 1 belt clasp fragment and 1 vessel handle fragment.
Coins identified by A. Marsden (NLA) and other objects by S. Ashley (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 December 2006.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 1 May 2014.

Before 14 November 2011. Metal-detecting.
Medieval pot sherds, two medieval and one post-medieval coin, medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 16 December 2011.

October-November 2011. Metal-detecting.
Medieval leash swivel & post-medieval book clasp.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 16 January 2012.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to 19th Century - 4000 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BALANCE (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • LEASH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • RIVET (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1301 AD to 1310 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1369 AD to 1377 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BIRD FEEDER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CAME (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WINDOW (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1614 AD to 1636 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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

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