Record Details

NHER Number:28989
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal detecting recovered a variety of finds. These include two Roman brooches, a Middle Saxon pin, parts of Middle Saxon brooch, a Late Saxon stirrup, a Late Saxon strap-end, a 15th century animal head terminal, a medieval gilded copper alloy animal headed terminal and a medieval lead bird feeder.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 21 98
Map Sheet:TM29NW
Parish:NEWTON FLOTMAN, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March 1992. Found with metal detector.
Medieval copper alloy cast animal headed fragment of stylus.?15th century
?Medieval gilded copper alloy animal headed terminal. Hippo-like head.
Part of belt fitting.
Medieval lead bird feeder, from bird cage.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
See (S1).
Information from [1].
J. Davies (NLA), 10 April 1992.

April 1992. Further metal detecting finds by [1]
Two Roman brooches (S2 and S3), Roman lead votive plaque (S4).
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
Plaque later reidentified as medieval/post medieval by H. Geake (NCM).
See detailed list in file.

Two late medieval acorn-shaped mounts.
Two late medieval book clasps and spur fragment
Early post medieval fastener.
See (S1).
16th century hooked tag.
All identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
Illegible late 15th to 16th century jetton.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
See (S2) and details in file.
J. Davies (NCM), 7 May 1992

Late 1996. Metal detecting finds.
Middle Saxon pin.
Late Saxon stirrup (S5).
Medieval and post medieval metalwork.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 31 January 1997.

December 1998 to January 1999. Metal detecting at [2].
Fragments of Middle Saxon brooch and Late Saxon strap-end.
See notes in file and (S1).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 April 1999.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • CEREMONIAL OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PLAQUE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PLAQUE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPUR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STYLUS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PLAQUE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
<S2>Illustration: Jones, C.. 1992. Drawing of a Roman dolphin type brooch.. Paper. 1:1.
<S3>Illustration: Jones, C.. 1992. Drawing of a Roman votive plaque.. Paper. 1:1.
<S4>Illustration: Jones, C.. 1992. Drawing of a Roman trumpet brooch.. Paper. 1:1.
<S5>Illustration: Holness, A. 1997. Drawing of a Late Saxon stirrup mount.. Paper. 1:1.

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