Record Details

NHER Number:7112
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Roman settlement

Summary

This is the site of a Roman settlement, close to the Roman road, NHER 1791, which runs through the parish. A large number of Roman coins, pottery and other metalwork, including brooches and rings, as well as building material has been recovered from the site since the early 20th century. Metal-detecting in 2010 recovered Roman coins, Romano-British pottery, Roman, medieval and post-medieval artefacts including Roman brooches, a Roman copper alloy bead and post-medieval harness mounts.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF92NW
Parish:DUNTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1901 to 1929.
Roman coins and sherds found.
Roman village on the east side of a Roman road.

1931.
Roman sherds found.

1959.
Roman sherds found.

1962.
Roman brooch found.

1973.
Roman coin found.

1974.
Roman sherds and quern.

1977 to 1978.
Roman coins, brooches and pottery found.

1981. Found with metal detecting.
Roman metalwork and coins.

Pre 1990. Found with metal detecting.
Iron Age coin, Roman metalwork.

See full details in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 19 December 1990.

Before 22 October 2010. Metal-detecting.
11 Roman coins, Roman pottery, Roman (S1), medieval and post-medieval artefacts.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 17 November 2010.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • SITE (placename, Undated)
  • SITE (Undated)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BUILDING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ROAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Undated)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BEAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BOTTLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUTTON AND LOOP FASTENER (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • DISC BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HAIR PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • NAIL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PLATE BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PLUMB BOB (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • QUERN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STUD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VOTIVE MODEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF9026A-P onwards.
---Article in Serial: Bradfer-Lawrence, H. L. 1930. Some Notes on Toftrees. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXIV Pt I pp 50-65.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 92 NW 4 [3].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Photograph: 1990. LBZ 1-3, Romano British dolphin brooch..
---Photograph: 1990. LBZ 4-5, Romano British terret fragment..
---Photograph: 1990. LBZ 6-8, Romano British horse brooch..
---Photograph: 1990. LBZ 9-10, Romano British bronze loop terret..
---Photograph: 1990. LBZ 11-12, Romano British braclet fragment..
---Photograph: 1990. LBZ 13-14, Romano British ring headed fastner..
---Photograph: 1990. LBZ 15-17, Roamno British handle..
---Photograph: 1990. LBZ 18-21, Romano British finger ring..
---Photograph: 1990. LBZ 22-25, Iron Age boar/hare coin..
---Photograph: 1990. LBZ 26-29, Romano British brooches..
---Photograph: 1990. LBZ 30-31, Romano British finger ring ..
---Photograph: 1990. LBZ 32-33, Romano British pennanular brooch..
---Photograph: 1990. LBZ 34-35, Romano British brooch..
---Serial: 1959. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1959. No. 6. p 6.
---Serial: 1962. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1962. No 9. p 6.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Dunton Toftrees [4].
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2011. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy bead.. Film. 2:1.

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