Record Details

NHER Number:29029
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal detecting and fieldwalking during 1992-94 recovered many finds dating from the Roman, Saxon and medieval periods. These included a Roman brooch, a possible Early Saxon ring, a 13th century pair of tweezers or page holder and a Scottish coin of James III. Other Roman, medieval and post medieval coins were also found.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 90 05
Map Sheet:TF90NW
Parish:HOLME HALE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

May 1992. Metal detecting finds.
Ten silver coins, Henry II to 15th century. See form in file
Roman fastener, brooch, vessel foot.
?Early Saxon ring.
Medieval and post medieval metalwork.
See list in file.
Information from [1].
D. Gurney (NLA), 30 June 1992.

January 1993. Detector finds.
Medieval casket key.
Two Roman coins. Details in file.
D. Gurney (NLA), 5 February 1993.

April 1993.
Two Roman, four medieval and one post medieval coins. See lists in file.
12th/13th century lead circular seal matrix, hook on reverse. Lys in centre. S'IOhANNIS : B[...
Medieval bronze circular seal matrix, pierced trefoil handle, with star for orientation. Crowned 'M' with tendril on each side ending in trefoil made of three pellets just below crown. Lovely. Another trefoil above crown.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) and J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 28 May 1993.

December 1993. Detector find.
James III of Scotland groat. See form in file.
D. Gurney (NLA), 5 January 1994.

February 1994. Fieldwalking finds.
Two Roman sherds (one Samian, one grey jar rim).
Three medieval sherds (two unglazed rims, one glazed body sherd).
D. Gurney (NLA), 21 February 1994.

1994. Metal detecting.
One post medieval coin. See form in file.
D. Gurney (NLA), 7 September 1994.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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