Record Details

NHER Number:11461
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting and fieldwalking between 1975 and 2015 recovered prehistoric worked flint, including a Neolithic flaked axehead; Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; medieval roof tile fragments; undated animal bone fragments and burnt flints; Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval coins; medieval and post-medieval tokens and jettons and Iron Age to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include an Iron Age brooch; a Roman armlet, brooch and nail cleaner; an Early Saxon small-long brooch and a probably male figurine; a Middle Saxon strap fitting and pair of tweezers; a Late Saxon strap-end; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval brooch, pin, dagger scabbard chape and seal matrix; medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragments and a weight and a post-medieval crotal bell.

Images

  • Early Saxon figurine from NHER 11461  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon figurine from NHER 11461  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF70NW
Parish:MARHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pre 1975 and 1987. [1].
Finds in ditch digging and from fieldwalking.
Neolithic axe.
Flints, potboilers.
Iron Age?, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval sherds and building material.
For full details of flints, wares etc see (S1).

1987.
Medieval metalwork and coins, Late Saxon strap end (S3) and coin, Early Saxon and Middle Saxon metalwork (S4, S5 and S6).

1998.
Early Saxon unidentified copper alloy object (S7).
A. Rogerson (HES), 4 May 1988.

January 1988, Metal detecting.
A medieval coin, a French medieval jetton and a post-medieval coin.
S Margeson (HES), 25 Feb 1988.

April 1988, Stray finds.
Roman flagon handle.
5 pieces of Roman pottery.
A Rogerson (HES), 4 July 1988.

1989 Found with metal detecting.
Roman coin and armlet.

1992.
Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval sherds; medieval metalwork.

1993. [3].
Roman, Late Saxon, medieval sherds. Medieval roof tile.

1998. Metal detecting.
Medieval coin, medieval buckle and brooch, three Roman coins.
See (S2), (S3) and further details in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 29 December 1998.

December 1998. Metal detecting finds.
Roman nail cleaner and re-used Roman ?bracelet.
See list in file with grid references.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 29 January 1999.

September-October 1999. Metal detecting. [4].
One medieval coin.
Iron Age/Roman brooch.
Post medieval jetton.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NAU), 1 November 1999.

October-November 1999. Metal detecting. [5].
Roman coin.
Medieval coin.
Iron Age brooch.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 November 1999.

July-August 2000. Metal detecting. [6].
Two medieval coins.
Medieval belt mount.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 25 September 2000.

June/July 2004. Metal detecting.
Medieval and post medieval coins.
Post medieval crotal bell and buckles.
See list and description in file.
E. Darch (NLA), 11 August 2004.

December 2004 to January 2005. Metal detecting.
Early Saxon small-long brooch at [2].
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 February 2005.

September/October 2005. Metal detecting.
Two Roman and one medieval coins.
Medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 November 2005.

August/September 2006. Metal detecting.
Fragment of Early Saxon cruciform brooch and post medieval button.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 October 2006.

October- November 2008. Metal Detecting.
4 Roman and 2 medieval coins,
see lists in file
A. Rogerson (NLA) 5 December 2008

September-October 2014. Metal-detecting. [7].
Early Saxon probable male figurine (S8).
1 medieval coin and 1 jetton.
Medieval/post-medieval lead weight.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 November 2014.

December 2014-January 2015. Metal-detecting. [8].
Medieval buckle.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 10 February 2015.

February-March 2015. Metal-detecting. [9].
Medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragments.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 7 April 2015.

March-April 2015. Metal-detecting. [10].
1 Late Iron Age/Roman pottery sherd.
1 Roman coin and a brooch.
1 medieval coin and a dagger scabbard chape.
1 post-medieval coin and 1 jetton.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 May 2015.

April-May 2015. Metal-detecting. [11].
1 Roman coin.
1 Late Saxon coin.
1 medieval coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 July 2015.

September-October 2015. Metal-detecting. [12].
1 medieval coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 6 November 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 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

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Undated)
  • POT BOILER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Late Iron Age to Roman - 1 AD to 100 AD)
  • BRACELET (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)
  • NAIL CLEANER (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 55 AD to 80 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 103 AD to 111 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 269 AD to 274 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Early Saxon - 600 AD to 650 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 1044 AD to 1046 AD)
  • ANNULAR BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1180 AD to 1185 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1300 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1317 AD to 1320 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1344 AD to 1351 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1350 AD to 1500 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1415 AD to 1497 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1575 AD to 1650 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1636 AD to 1644 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. MRM 10. FENS.
---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. MRM 5. FENS.
---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. MRM 6. FENS.
---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. MRM 7. FENS.
---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. MRM 9. FENS.
---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. MRM AI. FENS.
---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. MRM AJ. FENS.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Photograph: 1998. KSE 11, Medieval buckle..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: EGB 32-4, EUL 13-16, EWE 5-8, EWG 21-30.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Archive: Fenland Folders.
<S2>Map: Finder's Map..
<S3>Illustration: White, S. 1987. Drawing of a Late Saxon strap-end.. Film. 2:1.
<S4>Illustration: Bradley, S.. 1987. Drawing of a Middle/Late Saxon copper alloy strap-end.. Film. 2:1.
<S5>Illustration: Bradley, S.. 1987. Drawing of a Middle/Late Saxon copper alloy strap-end.. Film. 2:1.
<S6>Illustration: Bradley, S.. 1987. Drawing of part of a pair of copper alloy Middle Saxon tweezers.. Film. 2:1.
<S7>Illustration: Penn, K.. 1988. Drawing of an Early Saxon copper alloy unknown object.. Film. 2:1.
<S8>Illustration: Gibbons, J. 2014. Drawing of incomplete Early Saxon copper alloy figurine. Film. 2:1.

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