Record Details

NHER Number:17747
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

A large multi-period finds scatter, found by metal detecting. The scatter included some undated prehistoric flint flakes and a scraper, a Roman brooch in the shape of a dolphin, Roman coins and pottery, a medieval ring and other medieval metalwork, coins and pottery, and post medieval metalwork and coins.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 12 18
Map Sheet:TG11NW
Parish:ALDERFORD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1980. Context 1. Found on surface on 50ft contour while inspecting pylons.
Black thick sherd with trace of flange.
A. Gregory (NAU) states: Despite the similarity to Roman flanged bowl the fabric shows this must be medieval.
A. Rogerson (NAU) states: This is an eroded sherd of an Roman flanged bowl in greyware.
E. Rose (NAU) 18 November 1981.

March/April 1998. Metal detecting. Context 2 central scatter.
Roman, medieval and post medieval coins.
Roman brooch.
Middle Saxon pin.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 May 1998.

April/May 1998. Metal detecting.
2 more post medieval coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 June 1998.

June to July 2000. Metal detecting.Context 2
Roman sherd.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 July 2000.

June to July 2000.
Undatable Prehistoric flint scraper found with previously reported finds.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 September 2000.

Before July/August 2002. Metal detecting.
Undatable prehistoric flint flakes.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 September 2002.

NGR corrected from original.
M. Horlock (NLA), 24 March 2003.

April 2003. Metal detecting.
Post medieval harness or belt mount.
See description with NGR in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 29 May 2003.

January 2004.
Metal detecting.
1 medieval and 2 post medieval jettons.
Post medieval coin weight.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 March 2004.

February 2004.
Metal detecting.
1 post medieval coin.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists and map showing findspots in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 April 2004.

October - November 2006. Metal detecting.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
Post medieval coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 December 2006.

See NHER 51585 (Discovery Tours) which includes 17747 and eastern half of 33640.
E. Bales (NLA), 12 June 2008.

before 21 January 2009. Metal detecting
1 post-medieval coin,
see list in file
A. Rogerson (NLA) 6 March 2009

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • DRESS HOOK (Undated)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CANDLESTICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAINER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (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)
  • DRESS HOOK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FIREARM (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FLUE TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAINER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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