Record Details

NHER Number:49097
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period findspot.

Summary

Metal detecting by Discovery Tours in 2006 recovered an Iron Age/Roman enamelled harness mount, Romano-British trumpet brooch fragments, a suspension weight and possible handle cast in the form of two dolphins, along with 9 Roman coins. A medieval seal matrix, and other medieval and post medieval metal objects were also found, as well as one medieval and one post medieval coin.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 14 19
Map Sheet:TG11NW
Parish:SWANNINGTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Summer 2006. Metal detecting. Discovery Tours field 14.
Iron Age/Roman harness fitting, Roman brooch fragments and a cast dolphin ?handle. Medieval and post medieval finds including Medieval seal matrix.
9 Roman coins, 1 Metal detecting and 1 post medieval coin.
See descriptions in file, (S1) and (S2).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 31 September 2006.

August 2014. Metal-detecting. Discovery Tours, Field 17. [1].
DT082014 - Details to follow.
For additional low grade finds not recorded by HES see (S3) in file.
A. Beckham (HES), 30 September 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Iron Age to Roman - 100 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS FITTING (Late Iron Age to Roman - 100 BC to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HANDLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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)
  • SWORD BELT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DAGGER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Digital Archive: Riddler, I.. 2006. Discovery Tours 2006 Finds Identification Database.
<S2>Digital Archive: Riddler, I.. 2006. Discovery Tours 2006 Digital Finds Image File.
<S3>Unpublished Document: Discovery Tours. 2014. Discovery Tours Low Grade Material Record Sheet. Field Nos. 16 and 17..

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