Record Details

NHER Number:22985
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

A possible Roman strap end and two Roman coins were found. Fieldwalking recovered pieces of Iron Age, Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval and post medieval pot and fragments of medieval roof tile. Metal detecting in 2009 recovered early Saxon, medieval and post-medieval metal finds.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 71 09
Map Sheet:TF70NW
Parish:MARHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

August 1986. From this field at three separate spots 'some way apart' (finder was unable to locate more closely).
?Roman strap end; pearshaped with square loop above and hollow back. 3.7mm long, 5mm minimum width, 11mm maximum width, loop 9mm width. Compare South Shields Fort finds in (S1).
Late 1st to 2nd century sestertius, too corroded to identify.
As of Vespasian, or of Titus as junior emperor - ASIAN only legible on obverse left of bust facing right, profile more suggestive of Vespasian. Reverse illegible, female figure standing right with SC.
Information from [1].
Identified by E.M. James (KLM), 9 October 1986.

1993. Fieldwalking. Finder's field M19.
Iron Age, Roman, Middle Saxon, post medieval, medieval pottery and medieval roof tile.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 22 October 1993.

Before 10 September 2007. Metal detecting.
Pin of medieval brooch.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 October 2007.

August - September 2009. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval metal objects, post-medieval token and jetton.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 October 2009.

September - October 2009. Metal detecting.
1 medieval and 1 post-medieval coin, post-medieval jetton and crotal bell.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 November 2009.

October / November 2009. Metal detecting.
1 Roman, 1 medieval and 2 post-medieval coins, medieval jetton and post-medieval token, Early Saxon brooch fragment, medieval/post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 December 2009.

November / December 2009. Metal detecting.
2 medieval & 1 post-medieval coin; medieval, post-medieval and undatable metal objects; 2 post-medieval jettons.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 January 2010.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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

  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CHAFING DISH (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RIVET (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PESTLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (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.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Publication: Allason-Jones & Miket. 1984. [unknown].

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2020 Norfolk Historic Environment Service