Record Details

NHER Number:15793
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Post-medieval ditches and multi-period finds

Summary

Prehistoric to post medieval artefacts, including prehistoric worked flints, Roman and medieval coins and pottery, a Late Saxon strap end, and post-medieval coins, jettons, tokens and weights were discovered by metal-detecting and fieldwalking. A geophysical survey in 2012/2013 identifed a several probable ditches, the majority of which appear to correspond with former post-medieval field boundaries.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 22 14
Map Sheet:TG21SW
Parish:HORSHAM ST FAITH AND NEWTON ST FAITH, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1979 to 1980. Metal-detecting. Field across road from St Faith's Fair (NHER 8126).
Roman coin.
Medieval, (S2) to post medieval metalwork, coins, tokens and pottery in large quantities deriving from proximity to fairstead.
Detailed lists in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 15 March 1990.

February/March 1998. Metal detecting.
One Roman coin.
Medieval and post medieval coins.
Late Saxon strap end.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 April 1998.

March/April 1998. Metal detecting.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 May 1998.

November/December 1998.
Roman, medieval and post medieval coins
Medieval/post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 January 1999.

July to August 1999. Metal detecting.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 September 1999.

August to September 1999. Metal detecting.
Roman sherd.
Medieval, post medieval and undated metal finds.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 October 1999.

2004-2005. Desk-based Assessment.
Assessment of proposed line of Norwich Northern Distributor Route.
See reports (S2) and (S3) for further details.
P. Watkins (HES), 28 July 2015.

September 2006. Systematic Fieldwalking and Metal-detecting Survey.
Field survey on proposed line of Norwich Northern Distributor Road (Field 37).
Finds recovered included:
12 prehistoric worked flints.
1 ?prehistoric burnt flint.
3 post-medieval coins, 1 pottery sherd, 1 thimble, 1 buckle, 1 copper alloy pierced disc, 1 copper alloy decorative sheet and 1 copper alloy plate fragment.
1 post-medieval/modern copper alloy collar.
2 undatable copper alloy plate fragments, 1 copper alloy sheet fragment, 1 lead sheet fragment, 1 lead ?stud, 1 lead waste fragment and 6 miscellaneous lead fragments.
See reports (S2) and (S3) for further details.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 12 July 2019.

August-September 2008. Metal-detecting.
1 medieval and 1 post-medieval coin; post-medieval finger ring.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 October 2008.

December 2010-January 2011. Metal-detecting.
1 medieval coin, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 3 February 2011.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 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

  • PLATE (Unknown date)
  • RING (Undated)
  • SHEET (Unknown date)
  • SHEET (Unknown date)
  • STUD? (Unknown date)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT? (Unknown date)
  • WASTE? (Unknown date)
  • BURNT FLINT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC? to 42 AD?)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ANNULAR BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COOKING VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DAGGER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MINIATURE OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MINIATURE OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COLLAR (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1540 AD to 2050 AD)
  • DISC (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PLATE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SHEET (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPOON (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)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century to 17th Century - 1558 AD to 1603 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Monograph: Ashley, S. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 101.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Unknown. 1979. Drawing of a medieval belt fitting.. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Unpublished Contractor Report: Trimble, G. 2008. Norwich Northern Distributor Route. Fieldwalking and metal detector survey - Interim statement. NAU Archaeology. 1213.
<S3>Unpublished Contractor Report: Morgan, S. and Hoggett, R. 2008. Norwich Northern Distributor Route: Fieldwalking and Metal-detecting Survey. NAU Archaeology. 1369.

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