Record Details

NHER Number:1554
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric, Roman, medieval and post medieval finds from site of Late Iron Age to Roman settlement

Summary

Fieldwalking and metal detecting have recovered a large number of Roman finds from this field. This includes two broken paterae (flat dishes with handles) that may have been a metalworker's hoard. Over 200 Roman coins have been found. This is part of a large area of Late Iron Age to Roman settlement (NHER 26626).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 67 32
Map Sheet:TF63SE
Parish:INGOLDISTHORPE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

See Notes.

1950. See Notes.
Sherds of carinated pottery, wheel turned, imitation of Gallo-Belgic, 1st century AD, on ploughed field.
Probably lost.
E. Rose (NLA).

1955. See Notes.
Roman pottery, oyster shells and iron slag. Also fragment of stone mould.
NCM 88.955
E. Rose (NLA).

1987 to 1988. Metal detecting.
Head of hinged Colchester derivative brooch, late 1st century (finder's No. 714a).
Republican denarius 1st to 2nd century BC, with test marks.
Denarius of Antoninus Pius COS III AD 161.
Penny of Henry VIII 1526 to 1543 Canterbury mint, Archbishop Warham 1526 to 1532 (uncertain).
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU), and S. Margeson (NCM).
Also 207 Roman coins. List in file.
W. Milligan (NCM), May 1988.

January 1989. Fieldwalking.
Collection of Roman pottery.
See file.
D. Gurney (NAU), 2 February 1989

1992/1993. Metal detecting. See Notes.
Finder's No.1 find. See Notes for ngr.
Two patera found 46cm (18 inches) deep in sixty eight fragments. Metal smith hoard.
Two bases uppermost on top of fragments. See drawings (S1)-(S5).

Finder's No.2 find. See Notes for ngr.
Roman brooch. Colchester derivative rear hook odd but still AD 40 to 60/65.
See (S6).
Identified by D. Mackreth, 1993.
W. Milligan (NCM) 17 May 1994.

1994/1995. Metal detecting finds.
British plate brooch 2nd century.
One other brooch (not specified). Not kept separate from finds from NHER 1558, 17626 and 33626.
See list in file.
Late medieval lead disc ?token.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 1995. See list in file.
W. Milligan (NCM), 2 April 1998.

1996/1997. Metal detecting.
Roman fragment miniature seat; coin; (also artefact in black jet-like material possibly modern).
See details in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 26 April 1999

1997/1998. Metal detecting.
One Iron Age or Roman brooch fragments (see list with NHER 1555 and 1558).
Two Roman coins (see list with NHER 1555, 1558 and 17626).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 22 July 1999.

1998/1999. Metal detecting.
Rather odd unidentified, undatable object.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 May 2001.

2001 to 2002. Metal detecting.
Two Roman coins.
Roman and undatable metal objects.
See lists and (S7) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 29 March 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • STAPLE (Unknown date)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BOW BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BOW BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • MINIATURE OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • MOULD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • RELIGION OR RITUAL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SEAT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STUD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DISC (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 63 SE 14.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Ingoldisthorpe [2].
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: [Unknown]. 1993. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy patera (No 1). Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: [Unknown]. 1993. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy patera handle (No 1). Paper. 1:1.
<S3>Illustration: [Unknown]. 1993. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy patera base (No 1). Paper. 1:1.
<S4>Illustration: [Unknown]. 1993. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy patera (No 2). Paper. 1:1.
<S5>Illustration: [Unknown]. 1993. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy patera handle (No 2). Paper. 1:1.
<S6>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
<S7>Map: Finder's Map..

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