Record Details

NHER Number:7504
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Part of a Neolithic polished flint axehead was found in 1947. Metal-detecting in 2010 and 2012 recovered prehistoric worked flints; medieval pottery; post-medieval coins and jettons and Late Bronze Age, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Roman brooch; a Late Saxon stirrup collar mount in the form of a stylised animal head; medieval dress accessories and a sword scabbard chape; fragments of medieval/post-medieval cooking vessels and a post-medieval buckle and spur fragment.

Images

  • Late Bronze Age tanged knife from NHER 7504  © Norfolk County Council
  • Late Saxon stirrup from NHER 7504  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TG 16 20
Map Sheet:TG12SE
Parish:HAVERINGLAND, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Found in 1947.
Quaker Farm:
1 Neolithic polished flint axe or adze (blade end). See drawing (S1).
Information from (S2).
Subsequently donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1999.322.5.1).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 3 August 2014.

31 July 2010. Metal-detecting.
Prehistoric worked flints, Late Bronze Age (S3), Roman, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects, medieval sherds, two post-medieval coins and one jetton.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 3 September 2010.

April-May 2012. Metal-detecting.
Late Saxon stirrup collar mount, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects, one post-medieval jetton.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 12 June 2012.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 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

  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • KNIFE (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CHAFING DISH (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1500 AD to 1584 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1553 AD to 1554 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1618 AD to 1618 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1625 AD to 1631 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. Drawing of a fragmentary Neolithic polished flint axe/adze. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Haveringland.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2010. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age knife.. Film. 1:1.

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