Record Details

NHER Number:12364
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman, Middle, Late Saxon and medieval settlement

Summary

Metal detecting and fieldwork during the period 1977-90 revealed this as the site of a possible Roman settlement, a Middle to Late Saxon settlement, port and market and a medieval settlement. This site is located within the area of NHER 25962. Finds from this site include a prehistoric flint flake, Iron Age pottery sherds, Roman coins, part of an Early Saxon girdle hanger and buckle, Middle and Late Saxon brooches, pins and strap ends along with medieval pottery sherds.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF62SE
Parish:BAWSEY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March 1977. Fieldwalking.
Late Saxon and medieval sherds found.

1984. Metal detecting. Contexts 2 to 4. Small finds 1 to 3.
Middle Saxon, Late Saxon and medieval metalwork.
See (S1, S2 and S3) in the Illustration Library.

1985 to 1986. Metal detecting. Small finds 4 to 8.
Middle Saxon, Middle/ Late Saxon (S6), Late Saxon (S4, S5 and S7), medieval (S8) metalwork, Iron Age, Roman sherds.

1987. Metal detecting and site visit. Small finds 9 to 15.
Early Saxon (S12), Middle Saxon (S9), Late Saxon (S10) metalwork.

1988. Metal detecting. Small finds 16 to 66.
Roman, Late Saxon, Middle Saxon, medieval metalwork.

1989 to 1990. Metal detecting. Small finds 67 to 182.
Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon and medieval metalwork.
See full details, identifications and site plans in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 2 November 1990.

Part of large scatter [1].
April 2001.
Scheduled.
See file NHER 3328.
D. Gurney (NLA) 23 January 2002.s

Monument Types

  • BUILDING (Unknown date)
  • SETTLEMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • MARKET (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • PORT (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Middle Saxon to Medieval - 651 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Undated)
  • BUCKLE (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • PIN (Undated)
  • SPEAR (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TOILET ARTICLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • GIRDLE HANGER (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BOX (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • DISC (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • TOILET ARTICLE (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • WRITING AND DRAWING EQUIPMENT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • DISC (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • PIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • TOILET ARTICLE (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BALANCE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CRUCIFIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STUD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Map: Finder's Map..
---Photograph: X ray.
---Article in monograph: Rogerson, A.. 2003. Six Middle Anglo-Saxon Sites in West Norfolk.. Markets in Early Medieval Europe: Trading and ' Productive' Sites, 650-850. Pestell, T. & Ulmschneider, K. (ed.).
---Article in monograph: Pestell, T.. 2003. The Afterlife of 'Productive' Sites in East Anglia.. Markets in Early Medieval Europe: Trading and 'Productive' Sites, 650-850.. Pestell, T. & Ulmschneider, K.. pp 122-137.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Photograph: CSF,CZJ,CZW,EDQ,EDT,EUN,EWH,EWU,EXM,FNC,FHQ,FHX (parts of these),GYH 1-8.
<S1>Illustration: Unknown. 1984. Drawing of a Late Saxon strap end.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Unknown. 1984. Drawing of a Late Saxon copper ally strap-end.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Unknown. 1984. Drawing of a medieval enameled buckle.. Film. 2:1.
<S4>Illustration: Unknown. 1986. Drawing of a Late Saxon copper alloy strap end.. Film. 2:1.
<S5>Illustration: Unknown. 1986. Drawing of a Late Saxon copper alloy strap end.. Film. 2:1.
<S6>Illustration: Unknown. 1986. Drawing of a Middle/Late Saxon copper alloy disc.. Film. 2:1.
<S7>Illustration: Unknown. 1986. Drawing of a Late Saxon copper alloy hooked fastener or tag.. film. 4:1.
<S8>Illustration: White, S.. 1986. Drawing of a medieval copper alloy strip.. Film. 2:1.
<S9>Illustration: White, S.. 1987. Drawing of a Middle Saxon unidentified object.. Film. 2:1.
<S10>Illustration: White, S.. 1987. Drawing of a Late Saxon copper alloy strip.. Film. 2:1.
<S11>Illustration: 1987. Drawing of a Saxon copper alloy pin.. Film. 2:1.
<S12>Illustration: Unknown. 1987. Drawing of a Early Saxon copper alloy girdle hanger foot fragment.. Film. 2:1.

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