Record Details

NHER Number:28254
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting and fieldwalking between 1990 and 2015 recovered late prehistoric worked flint, including an Early Neolithic end scraper and bladelet; Iron Age, Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon and medieval pottery sherds; Roman, Middle Saxon, Middle-Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval coins; medieval and post-medieval jettons and Late Bronze Age and Roman to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Late Bronze Age axehead; a Roman silver harness or belt fitting and spoon; an Early Saxon girdle hanger; Middle Saxon pins and brooches; Middle/Late Saxon strap ends with animal head terminals, hooked tags and a Viking weight; a Late Saxon brooch, mount and strap-end; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories and medieval copper alloy vessel fragments, a casket key, processional staff finial, finger-ring and brooch.

Images

  • Middle Saxon weight from NHER 28254  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British plate brooch from NHER 28254  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British plate brooch from NHER 28254  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British spoon from NHER 28254  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British seal box from NHER 28254  © Norfolk County Council
  • Late Saxon stirrup from NHER 28254  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF93NW
Parish:WALSINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1990 to 1991. Fieldwalking and metal-detecting.
Iron Age to medieval pottery, coins and metalwork, (S1).
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 July 1991.

1992/1993. Metal-detecting. [1].
Roman, Early Saxon, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval metalwork.
Bronze Age axe, (S2).
Roman and Middle Saxon coins.
Iron Age, Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon and medieval pottery.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 August 1993.

1994 to 1996. Metal detecting. [2].
?Early Neolithic finds.
Eleven Roman coins.
Medieval and undatable metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 June 1999.

October/November 2002. Metal-detecting. In northeast part of field.
1 Middle Saxon coin. See (S3) and 1 brooch (ansate).
1 Middle-Late Saxon hooked tag.
1 medieval belt mount.
1 post-medieval silver hooked tag (gilt).
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 December 2002.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 27 February 2014.

16th century dress hook found October 2002 disclaimed as Treasure 1 April 2003.
A. Rogerson (NLA).

2009. Metal-detecting.
Penny of Aethelwulf of Wessex (848-51).
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 June 2010.

January 2011-May 2013. Metal-detecting.
Finds identified by HES but not recorded on the PAS database:
9 Roman copper alloy coins and 1 silver coin.
1 medieval silver coin.
1 post-medieval copper alloy coin.
Finds recorded on the PAS database [3]:
Roman brooches, a spoon and seal-box lid.
Late Saxon lead weight (S5) and stirrup terminal.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES) and A. Rogerson (HES), 10 July 2013.

May 2013-July 2016. Metal-detecting. [4].
7 Roman coins, brooches, a hair pin and a finger ring.
Medieval buckles and strap-ends.
Medieval/post-medieval lead weight.
Post-medieval harness fitting.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 June 2016.

July 2015-April 2017. Metal-detecting. [5].
Finds recorded on the PAS database:
DF062017 - PAS details to follow.
Finds identified by HES but not recorded on the PAS database:
22 Roman copper alloy coins.
No other numismatics were recovered. [6].
A. Beckham (HES) and A. Rogerson (HES), 5 July 2017.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 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

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • WEIGHT (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • BLADE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 75 AD)
  • COIN (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)
  • HAIR PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SEAL BOX (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SPOON (Roman - 43 AD to 200 AD)
  • SPOON (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 75 AD to 175 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 100 AD to 300 AD)
  • PLATE BROOCH (Roman - 100 AD to 200 AD)
  • PLATE BROOCH (Roman - 100 AD to 200 AD)
  • SEAL BOX (Roman - 100 AD to 300 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 222 AD to 222 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 320 AD to 320 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 402 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 402 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 337 AD to 340 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 388 AD to 394 AD)
  • GIRDLE HANGER (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • RING (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 848 AD to 851 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1000 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 950 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon to Medieval - 1000 AD to 1100 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SKILLET (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • WEIGHT (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1700 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: 2002. KTN 14-16, Middle/Late Saxon Ansate brooch..
---Photograph: 2002. KTN 17, Middle/Late Saxon hooked tag head..
---Photograph: 1991. LBM 1-2, Pole fitting..
---Photograph: 1991. LBM 4-5, Strap end..
---Photograph: 1991. LBM 8-9, Strap end..
---Photograph: 1991. LBM 13, Bronze ball..
---Photograph: 1991. LBM 30-31, Possible Romano British bronze ring..
---Photograph: 1991. LBM 34, Romano British open work fragment..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J. 2008. Drawing of a medieval copper alloy decorative openwork finial probably from processional staff. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: White, S.. 1993. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age socketed axe fragment.. Film. 1:1.
<S3>Unpublished Document: 2002. Early Medieval Corpus, 410-1180. 2002.0292.
<S4>Illustration: Penn, K. [Unknown]. Drawing of a Saxon pin. Film. 2:1.
<S5>Illustration: Gibbons, J. 2014. Drawing of early medieval lead weight of roughly cylindrical form. Film. 2:1.

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