Record Details

NHER Number:5618
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age and Roman pottery sherds, Late Saxon strap end and buckle

Summary

In the 1920s a number of Iron Age and Roman pottery sherds were recovered from this area. Metal detecting in 1993 recovered a fragment of a Late Saxon strap end, and a wonderfully preserved and unusual Late Saxon buckle.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 79 87
Map Sheet:TL78NE
Parish:WEETING WITH BROOMHILL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1920, 1928-9. Bromehil. See Notes.
Coarse Roman sherds. (S1),
In NCM [1] from R. R. Clarke.
Thetford Museum.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Broomhill. See Notes.
Potsherds found 1920 by W. G. Clarke.
1928-9 sherds found H. T. Green and R. R. Clarke.
Thetford Museum (pottery found W. G. Clarke), Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography (soapy ware bowl found 1 mile east of Brandon I century BC (is this the same site? E. Rose)
Information from (S2), (S3), (S4).
In NCM [2] from R. R. Clarke.
Rim of high shouldered pot in Iron Age A (R. R. Clarke site 4 top Bromehill). Style coarse gritty paste with external brown slip.
Base sherd in brown corky ware (?IAA) R. Clarke site 21 (between railway and river).
Sketch from card in file.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

May 2003. Metal detecting.
Fragment of ?Late Saxon lead ?strap end and wonderfully preserved and unusual Late Saxon buckle.
See list in file with NGRs.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 25 May 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP END (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Iron Age. Weeting.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Weeting with Broomhill.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in Serial: Clarke, W. G. 1923. Recent Discoveries in Norwich and Thetford. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXI pp 75-76. p 76.
<S2>Article in Serial: Clarke, R. R.. 1939. The Iron Age in Norfolk and Suffolk. Archaeological Journal. Vol XCVI pp 1-113. p 102.
<S3>Article in Serial: Clarke, W. G. 1923. Recent Discoveries in Norwich and Thetford. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXI pp 75-76. p 76.
<S4>Publication: Fox, C. 1923. The Archaeology of the Cambridge Region: a topographical study of the Bronze, Early Iron, Roman, and Anglo-Saxon Ages, with an introductory note on the Neolithic Age. p 96, Pl XVI.4.
<S5>Article in Serial: Cunliffe, B.. 1968. Early Pre-Roman Iron Age Communities in Eastern England.. Antiquaries Journal. Vol 48, p 180.

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