Record Details

NHER Number:13059
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period pottery fragments and Roman coin

Summary

A Roman radiate coin, perhaps an Antoninianus of Constantius I, with an illegible reverse was found by metal detecting at this site. Pottery fragments from the Iron Age, Early Saxon and Middle Saxon periods were also found on the surface. These finds are part of a larger Roman to Late Saxon settlement and Early Saxon cemetery complex.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 71 23
Map Sheet:TF72SW
Parish:CONGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Three body sherds of Ipswich Ware and one handmade rim.
Given to A. Rogerson (NAU) by finder 11 January 1978.

Iron Age and Early Saxon sherds from same site seen only briefly by A. Rogerson (NAU).
Ipswich Ware and handmade rim given to NCM January 1982.

December 1986. Metal detecting on arable.
Radiate coin. Antoninianus of Constantius I?, reverse illegible.
Falls within metal detecting scatter NHER 25765.
E. M. James (KLM), 27 April 1987.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Middle Saxon - 800 BC to 850 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

Related records

25765Part of: Late Iron Age activity, Early Saxon cemetery and Roman to early medieval settlement, plus multi-period finds (Monument)

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