Record Details

NHER Number:7441
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

A Neolithic flint polished axehead was found in 1969. Recent metal detecting has recovered Roman coins, a gold Roman finger ring and medieval and post medieval coins and metal finds including buckles, mounts, a cloth seal and tokens.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG12SW
Parish:GREAT WITCHINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1969. Butt end of polished flint axe picked up in a potato field. [1].
R. R. Clarke (NCM)

3 September 2004. Metal detecting. Discovery Tours Field 19. Extended to whole field.
Four Roman, four medieval and six post medieval coins.
Roman, medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 February 2006.

Summer 2005. Metal detecting rallym finders' field 48.
1 Roman and 1 post medieval coin.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists and CD in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 September 2006.

August 2014. Metal-detecting. Discovery Tours, Field 12. [2].
DT082014 - Details to follow.
For additional low grade finds not recorded by HES see S1 in file.
A. Beckham (HES), 11 November 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: Riddler, I.. 2005. Digital photographs of Discovery Tours finds, Summer 2005. CD.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Witchingham (Great).
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Discovery Tours. 2014. Discovery Tours Low Grade Material Record Sheet. Field Nos. 10, 11, 12 and 13.

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