Record Details

NHER Number:1423
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coin and medieval to post medieval loomweight

Summary

A loomwight found in 1957 has previously been dated to the Bronze Age, but is now thought to be medieval or post medieval. A Roman coin was found in 1960.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 674 374
Map Sheet:TF63NE
Parish:HEACHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1957. Poplar Road. In digging for sewerage scheme at depth of 1.2m (4') in clay.
Cylindrical clay loom weight originally identified as Late Bronze Age but in 1972 reassessed as medieval or post medieval.
E. Rose (NAU)

1960. From garden of Ashley house in Poplar Avenue (There is no Poplar Road in Heacham. This site is Poplar Avenue and the first find must refer to this).
Antoninianus of Postumus.
E. Rose (NAU)

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • LOOMWEIGHT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • LOOMWEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • LOOMWEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 63 NE 47.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Heacham.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Heacham.

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