Record Details

NHER Number:22468
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and medieval finds

Summary

Fieldwalking as part of the Fenland Survey found a scatter of medieval pottery and a concentration of Roman pottery and oyster shells. Metal detecting has recovered metal finds dating from the Roman to the post medieval period. Roman finds include coins, pins, an enamelled brooch and part of a bracelet with snake heads decoration. Part of an Early Saxon brooch was also found.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 48 07
Map Sheet:TF40NE
Parish:EMNETH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

17 April 1986. Fieldwalking, weathered ploughsoil. East Meadowgate (part of); former orchard.
Context 1 = general scatter medieval sherds. EMN, NCM.
Context 2 at 4832 0763 Concentration sparse Roman pottery and few oystershell frags. Post medieval moderate to south where some grey soil associated. 30m east to west x 16m north to south at 3.1m OD. EMN 2, NCM.
R. J. Silvester (NAU), 20 April 1986.

For full details of wares, flint types etc see (S1).

May or earlier 2000. Metal detecting. Northwest part of field.
Three medieval coins.
Roman and medieval metal finds.
Roman, medieval and post medieval sherds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 29 June 2000.

April 2001. Metal detecting. In northwest corner of field.
Three Roman coins.
Two Roman hair pins.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 29 May 2001.

May 2002. Metal detecting.
Roman coin.
Two medieval coins.
Medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 July 2002.

August/September 2002. Metal detecting.
Three medieval coins and medieval buckle.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 October 2002.

May/June 2003. Metal detecting.
One Roman and one medieval coin.
Roman sherds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 July 2003.

September/October 2003. Metal detecting.
Roman bracelet.
Early Saxon brooch.
Medieval buckle.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 November 2003.

Silver finger ring found October 2003 (2003 T302) disclaimed 17 May 2004.
E. Darch (NLA), 20 May 2004.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HAIR PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. EMN 2. FENS.
---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. EMN AM. FENS.
---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Map: Finder's Map..
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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