Record Details

NHER Number:20406
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

A Neolithic or Early Bronze Age flint axehead was found on the surface of the field. Metal detecting recovered Romano-British, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal objects. These included a gold coin of Henry VI made between 1470 and 1471.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG31NW
Parish:HORNING, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April 1984. Found on surface of ploughed field. In middle of north part of field north of Millstone Cottage
Triangular chipped axehead of Neolithic to Early Bronze Age type.
Information from [1].
Identified by F. Healy (NAU).
A. Gregory (NAU), 3 May 1984

February 1992. Metal detecting find.
Henry VI (restored) Gold Angel AD 1470 to 1471. London mint.
Obverse: HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC
Reverse: with H and rose at side of ship's mast.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
D. Gurney (NLA), 21 February 1992

September 2004. Metal detecting.
Five post medieval tokens and one coin or token.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 November 2004.

January - February 2008. Metal detecting in two areas.
5 medieval and 12 post medieval coins, Romano-British, Late Saxon, medieval, medieval/post medieval and undatable metal objects, 9 post medieval tokens.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 March 2008.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Post Medieval - 4000 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • RING (Unknown date)
  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP END (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RING (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • RIVET (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CAULDRON (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)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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