Record Details

NHER Number:13850
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period findspot

Summary

Part of a Neolithic polished flint axehead, a Roman brooch and pottery have been discovered on this site, as well as Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval objects.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 27 00
Map Sheet:TG20SE
Parish:HOWE, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1978. On ploughed surface.
Butt end of polished flint axe.

2002 to 2003. Metal detecting.
Roman copper alloy lion bow derivative (Rosette) brooch, most of spring, pin, separate foot and possibly a separate 'Rosette' plate missing. Damaged and incomplete spring housing. The bow, a highly abstracted figure of a lion, has two transverse grooves across the middle, between the haunches and the head. Traces of iron rivet on reverse of base of bow. Wingspan about 22mm, surviving length 27mm. Mid 1st century.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 February 2004.

Before 20 July 2007. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon and post medieval objects, Romano-British, medieval and post medieval sherds, post medieval jetton.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 September 2007.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Roman - 4000 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon to Post Medieval - 851 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRIDLE BIT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Publication: Hattatt, R.. 1985. Iron Age and Roman brooches. nos 280 and 281.
---Photograph: 2004. KVE 10-12, Romano British brooch..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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