Record Details

NHER Number:25488
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coins and other finds from the garden of Briardene, Shropham Road, Great Hockham

Summary

Forty three 3rd and 4th century Roman coins were found in the garden of Briardene. A blob of glass waste and an unidentified marble cylinder were also recovered.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 9539 9266
Map Sheet:TL99SE
Parish:HOCKHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Summer 1989. Found while gardening.
Thirty three Roman coins (unidentified, Victorinus, Arcadius?, House of Constantine, Valentinian II, Helena, House of Valentinian, Constantius II and Constantine I).
All but two are 3rd to 4th century A.D.
See coin form and (S1) in file.
D. Gurney (NAU), 4 October 1989.

November 1989. Further finds from gardening.
Ten Roman coins (House of Constantine, unidentified Antoninianus, 2V, and unidentifed) - see coin form in file.
Blob of clear glass waste?
Marble cylinder, diameter 29 mm, length 65 mm, with T inscribed at one end, and crude lozenge pattern on side.
Date and function unknown. To be photographed NAU.
D. Gurney (NAU), 27 November 1989.

For house see NHER 43979.
M. Dennis (NLA), 13 March 2006.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Post Medieval - 43 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • GLASS WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • WALL PAINTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Article in serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 2002. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk, 2001. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt I pp 162-177. p 167.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..

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