Record Details

NHER Number:11585
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metalwork

Summary

A Bronze Age socketed axehead was found at this site and metal-detecting has recovered a Roman brooch, a Middle Saxon mount, and medieval and post medieval metalwork.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 21 24
Map Sheet:TG22SW
Parish:BRAMPTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

See NHER 52548 for details of cropmarks previously recorded as part of NHER 11585.

July 1979. On field surface. Context 1.
Tip of socketed bronze axe, (S1).
Information from A. J. Lawson (NAU).
A. K. Lawson (NCM) 1979.

February 1999. Metal detecting finds.
See field record in file.
NCM identifications to follow.
D. Gurney (NLA) 5 March 1999.

February 1999. Metal detecting.
1 medieval and 2 post medieval coins.
Roman brooch and key.
Middle Saxon mount (S2).
Medieval and post medieval metal finds, (S3).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 January 2000.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COOKING VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STAFF (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Ashley, S. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 101.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Illustration: Unknown. 1979. Drawing of a Bronze Age socketed axe.. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: Holness, A.. 1999. Drawing of a Middle Saxon bronze mount.. Card. 1:1.
<S3>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 1999. Drawing of a medieval horse harness pendant.. Film. 2:1.

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