Record Details

NHER Number:25861
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1990 and 2012 recovered Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval coins; a post-medieval jetton and Roman, Early Saxon, Middle Saxon and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include Roman brooches and a key; a fragment of Early Saxon cruciform brooch; a Middle Saxon pin; medieval and post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval pot mend and spindle whorl or weight; a medieval/post-medieval lead weight and a post-medieval toy cannon.

Images

  • Early Saxon crucifrom brooch from NHER 25861  © Norfolk County Council
  • Roman key from NHER 25861  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF80SE
Parish:ASHILL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

October 1990. Metal-detecting find.
Iceni silver half unit, pattern horse type. 0.478g (7.38 grains)
Photographed NAU. See [1].
D. Gurney (NAU), 25 October 1990.

May 1992. Metal-detecting find.
Middle Saxon pin with facetted head. Shaft broken.
Photographed NLA. Identified S. Margeson (NCM)
D. Gurney (NLA), 15 June 1992

August-September 2005. Metal-detecting, site extended.
1 Roman brooch (Dolphin type).
1 medieval coin.
Object Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and coin by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 October 2005.
J. Page (HES), 11 March 2014.

April-May 2006. Metal-detecting.
1 Roman brooch.
1 ?medieval pot mend and 1 spindle whorl/weight.
Objects Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 June 2006.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 26 February 2014.

August-September 2010. Metal-detecting.
Romano-British brooch, six Roman and two medieval coins, and post-medieval jetton.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 18 October 2010.

December 2011- January 2012. Metal-detecting.
Finds recorded on the PAS [2]:
1 Late Iron Age coin.
5 Roman coins.
1 Late Saxon coin.
1 medieval coin
Information from PAS import.
Finds not recorded on the PAS:
1 post-medieval coin and Roman, Early Saxon, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 6 February 2012 and A. Beckham (HES), 5 September 2013.

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 (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Late Iron Age - 100 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Late Iron Age - 2 BC to 4 AD)
  • COIN (Late Iron Age - 1 AD to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 268 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 286 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 286 AD to 293 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 320 AD to 324 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 335 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 335 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 335 AD to 348 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 348 AD to 353 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 1062 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1279 AD to 1333 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1400 AD to 1413 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1427 AD to 1430 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1553 AD to 1584 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: 1992. LWS 24-25, Middle Saxon pin with facetted head..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Photograph: FTG 17-20.

Related records - none

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