Record Details

NHER Number:49994
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal detecting between 2006 and 2015 recovered prehistoric worked flints, including a Neolithic scraper; Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; post-medieval jettons and tokens and Middle-Late Bronze Age, Roman and Middle/Late Saxon to post-medieval objects. The metal finds include undated metalworking debris, a ring and a weight; a Middle-Late Bronze Age rapier; Roman brooches; a Middle/Late Saxon strap fitting; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval harness pendant and thimble; a medieval/post-medieval copper alloy ring and "paper-clip" rivets and post-medieval furniture fittings, window came fragments, a clapper bell fragment, book clasp, cloth seal, finger ring, harness mount, spur stud attachment and part of a pair of scissors or candle snuffer.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 97 12
Map Sheet:TF91SE
Parish:SCARNING, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

October-November 2006. Metal-detecting.
1 Late Prehistoric/Neolithic flint scraper/knife, 1 flint retouched flake fragment and 2 flint flakes.
27 Roman pottery sherds (26 greyware and 1 ?Oxfordshire mortarium).
1 ?Roman pottery sherd.
1 Middle Saxon pottery sherd (?pimply Ipswich).
1 ?Middle Saxon pottery sherd.
1 Middle-Late Saxon strap fitting fragment.
3 medieval coins, 28 pottery sherds (17 unglazed, 10 glazed, 1 glazed), 1 buckle frame fragment, 1 composite strap-end plate, 2 strap fittings, 1 horse harness pendant and 1 thimble.
1 medieval/post-medieval double-looped buckle frame, 2 vessel fragments, 2 "paper clip" rivets and 4 rings.
1 post-medieval coin, 1 token, 1 jetton, 4 pottery sherds (1 reduced, 2 GRE and 1 Staffordshire press-moulded combed slipware), 1 buckle frame fragment (white metal coated), 1 button, 1 silver finger-ring, 1 strap fitting/harness mount, 1 hooked book clasp, 1 clapper bell body sherd and 1 spur-stud attachment.
1 Undated lead casting jet, 1 lead weight and 1 lump of metal working debris.
Pottery Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA), other objects by S. Ashley (NLA), coins by A. Marsden (NLA) and flints by P. Robinson (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 December 2006.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 7 May 2014.

November-December 2006. Metal-detecting.
1 Late Prehistoric flint flake.
18 Roman coins, 1 pottery sherd (greyware) and 2 brooches (1 Langton Down, 1 Dolphin).
1 medieval coin and 3 buckle frames.
1 medieval/post-medieval buckle frame.
2 post-medieval tokens, 1 book mount, 3 buttons (inc 1 tinned), 1 dress hook fragment, 1 tinned buckle frame, 1 buckle, 1 belt mount, 1 hooked clothing fastener, 1 scissor/candle snuffer fragment and 1 lead window came.
Pottery Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA), other objects by S. Ashley (NLA), coins by A. Marsden (NLA) and flints by P. Robinson (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 January 2007.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 7 May 2014.

March-April 2007. Metal-detecting.
2 Roman coins.
1 post-medieval coin, 1 lead cloth seal (inscribed with an A for Augsberg) and 1 belt/harness mount.
Coins identified by A. Marsden (NLA) and other objects by S. Ashley (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 May 2007.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 7 May 2014.

December 2007-January 2008. Metal-detecting.
1 Late Prehistoric flint flake and 1 notched piece.
1 Bronze Age rapier fragment (S1).
1 Roman coin.
1 medieval/post-medieval ring.
2 post-medieval coins, 2 buttons, 2 belt/harness mounts, 1 ring and 1 lead window came fragment.
1 undatable ring fragment.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA), coins by A. Marsden (NLA) and flints by P. Robinson (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 February 2008.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 7 May 2014.

January-February 2008. Metal-detecting.
1 Roman brooch (enamelled, headstud type).
1 post-medieval belt fitting.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 March 2008.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 7 May 2014.

February-March 2012. Metal-detecting.
Roman brooch and post-medieval button and hinge.
See lists in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 23 April 2012.

July 2015. Metal-detecting. [1].
Medieval buckle.
Medieval/post-medieval dress hook.
Post-medieval furniture fitting.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 January 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Bronze Age to Late Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • RING (Unknown date)
  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • KNIFE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • RAPIER (Middle Bronze Age to Late Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • MOUNT (13th Century to 15th Century - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • DAGGER (14th Century to 16th Century - 1400 AD to 1600 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (15th Century to 17th Century - 1500 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BELL (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)
  • CAME (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CANDLE SNUFFER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SCISSORS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WINDOW (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2008. Drawing of a Middle Bronze Age to Late Bronze Age Rapier Fragment.. Film. 2:1.

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