Record Details

NHER Number:25782
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds scatter


Metal detecting from 1990 to 2009 has recovered Iron Age coins and a harness fitting, Roman coins, brooches, a ring, a hairpin, and medieval coins.

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Map Sheet:TF90NW

Full description

April 1990. Metal detecting find.
Complete bronze terret. Knobs flanked by mouldings. Type I? (S1).
D. Gurney, (NAU) 27 April 1990

September 1990. Metal Detecting finds.
?Dolphin varient brooch, hinged; tinned or silvered. Very fine condition; slight damage to centre of bow as it bent and later straightened. Pin and catchplate missing; moulded wings, flat behind; deeply grooved bow. Moulding at junction of bow and leg; foot knob. Mid to late 1st century, (S2).
Aesica brooch. Spring, pin and part of leg missing; very similar to Hattatt 1985, no292. Ist century AD.
Photographed NAU.
Identified D. Gurney (NAU)

January 1991. Metal detecting finds.
2 Roman brooches.

March 1991. Metal detecting finds.
Iron Age, Roman coins and metalwork

Summer 1991
Roman cosmetic pestle, finger ring, hairpin, brooch
Iron Age terret, coins

March 1992. Metal detecting finds
2 Iron Age coins Roman brooch

May 1992. Metal detecting finds
Iron Age coin, Republican denarius

July 1992. Metal detecting
Iron Age and medieval coins.

1994. Metal detecting
5 Iron Age coins.
See full lists and details in file.

October-November 2007. Metal-detecting.
1 Iron Age coin.
1 Roman hairpin.
1 medieval ?harness mount (gilt).
1 medieval/post-medieval ?vessel foot fragment.
2 Post-medieval coins.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA). Coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See description in file.
J. Page (HES), 11 March 2014.

August- September 2009. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon stirrup strap mount (S3) and medieval harness pendant or mount.
See list in file
A. Rogerson, (NLA), 15 October 2009

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PESTLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: Pol27,28, FTS 20-29.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: 1992. LBF 12-14, Iron Age coin..
---Photograph: 1992. LBF 15-18, Iron Age crescent type coin..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: White, S.. 1990. Drawing of a Roman complete bronze terret.. Card. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: White, S.. 1990. Drawing of a Roman dolphin brooch.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2009. Drawing of a Late Saxon copper alloy stirrup mount.. Film. 2:1.

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