Record Details

NHER Number:19109
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period objects, coins and pottery sherds

Summary

Metal detecting and fieldwalking in this area during 1983-93 recovered a variety of objects. Finds included prehistoric flint flakes, sherds of Iron Age or Early Saxon pottery, Roman tesserae, a probable Middle Saxon bronze plaque, a Late Saxon finger ring, a medieval English jetton and a post medieval strap fitting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 74 15
Map Sheet:TF71NW
Parish:EAST WALTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1983 to 1984. Down side of field and in southwest corner.
Concentration of slag, Roman sherds and tesserae. Iron Age or Early Saxon sherd, Middle Saxon pottery (including Ipswich ware), Thetford-type ware, medieval pottery.
Two retouched flint flakes.
Includes former site NHER 20348.
A. Gregory (NAU), 4 June 1984.

1987. Metal detecting.
Roman coins and metalwork. Middle Saxon/Late Saxon, Late Saxon and medieval and post medieval metalwork.
Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon and medieval pottery.
See file for details and plan (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 29 May 1987.

May 1988. Metal detecting.
Middle/Late Saxon bronze object, (S2).
Probable Middle Saxon plaque.
See (S1).
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NAU), October 1988.

Part of large scatter NHER 29273.

1993. Fieldwalking.
Medieval jetton found.
For full details of finds and site plans (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 11 March 1993.

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 (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • TOILET ARTICLE (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PALETTE (COSMETIC) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TESSERA (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TOILET ARTICLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • PLAQUE (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Photograph: 1996. LBE 25-26, Half round bar..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: EDN 13-15, 20-22, EDQ 27-8.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..
<S2>Illustration: White, S.. 1993. Drawing of a Middle/Late Saxon bronze object.. Film. 2:1.

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29273Part of: Possible Roman, Middle Saxon and Late Saxon settlement (Monument)

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