Record Details

NHER Number:29159
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal objects and coins

Summary

Metal detecting in this area during 1992 recovered a variety of objects. Finds included part of a Middle Bronze Age palstave, an Iron Age Iceni coin, three Roman coins and a Roman terret.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF91NE
Parish:HOE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

April to July 1992. Metal detecting.
An incomplete Middle Bronze Age palstave (S2); an Iron Age Iceni Bury A type coin; three Roman coins (see lists in file); a Roman bronze terret (Polaroids (S1) NCM); a medieval bronze leg or handle from a skillet, a medieval tripod candlestick foot, a gilded 13th century bronze buckle, and a medieval casket mount were recovered.
Polaroids NCM - copies (S1) in file.
Medieval items identified by S. Margeson (NCM), the others by J. Davies (NCM).
Information from [1].
J. Davies (NCM), 3 August 1992.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Bronze Age to Late Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Iron Age - 100 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • PALSTAVE (Middle Bronze Age to Late Bronze Age - 1450 BC to 900 BC)
  • COIN (Late Iron Age - 100 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CANDLE HOLDER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SKILLET (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1300 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Illustration: Robins, P.. 1992. Drawing of a Middle Bronze Age palstave.. Paper. 1:1.
<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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