Record Details

NHER Number:11294
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age to post medieval objects

Summary

Metal detecting has recovered a wide range of metal finds dating from the Roman to the post medieval period. These include Roman, medieval and post medieval coins, an Early Saxon buckle, a Late Saxon strap end, a Late Saxon bridle cheek piece, a medieval leaf-shaped weight and a medieval swivel from a leash.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF71NW
Parish:GAYTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

For details of cropmarks formerly recorded under this number, see NHER 55851-55861.

October 1992. Metal detecting finds.
Grid references in file supplied by finder.
Roman coin, see list in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
Medieval coin, see list in file.
Lump of molten bronze.
Non located. Cast foot of medieval bronze cauldron.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 30 November 1992.

January 1993. Metal detecting finds.
?Medieval leaf shaped lead weight, suspension loop missing. Both faces convex.
Medieval gilt bronze strap end buckle fragment; frame missing. Terminal has rivet and hook (like the complete one from NHER 3602).14th century.
D shaped buckle frame, with bulbous resting bar. Probably Early Saxon. See (S1).
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA).

1999. Metal detecting.
Three Roman coins and ?medieval ring.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 November 1999.

August 2002. Metal detecting.
One post medieval coin.
Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal finds in three areas.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 October 2002.

4 September 2002. Metal detecting.
Two medieval metal finds.
See list and (S2) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 November 2002.

September 2004. Metal detecting.
?Late Saxon cheek piece fragment.
Medieval, post medieval and undatable metal objects.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 November 2004.

August/September 2005. Metal detecting.
One Iron Age, one Late Saxon, four medieval and one post medieval coins, post medieval jetton.
Roman, medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 October 2005.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • RING (Unknown date)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PENDANT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BRIDLE BIT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • LEASH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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 - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Photograph: 1993. LFP 16-17, Saxon D shaped buckle.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
<S2>Illustration: 2001. Finds Illustration.

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