Record Details

NHER Number:19639
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period objects, coins and pottery sherds


Fieldwalking and metal detecting in this area during 1982 and 2005 recovered a variety of objects. Finds included Roman tiles, two pierced Roman coins which may have been used as pendants during the Early Saxon period, an Early Saxon finger ring, sherds of Middle Saxon pottery and undated metal working debris.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 73 17
Map Sheet:TF71NW

Full description

1982. On hillslope running down to west. On surface of ploughed field. Scattered over area 300m north to south by 150m east to west.
Iron slag, Roman pottery and tiles, and a few sherds of Ipswich ware.
Note finds not seen NAU or NCM, but Ipswich ware said to have been identified by member of the public [1].
Information from member of the public [2].
A. Gregory (NAU), 24 October 1983.

2005, before 4 February. Metal detecting.
Three Roman coins including two pierced, perhaps Early Saxon pendants.
One Roman and two Early Saxon metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 April 2005.

Report (S1) added to file.
E. Darch (NLA), 14 November 2005.

Early Saxon silver finger-ring found 4 February 2005 declared Treasure 4 November 2005.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 November 2005.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • PENDANT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: British Museum. 2005. Report on Treasure Case 2005 T59.

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