Record Details

NHER Number:29545
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds scatter

Summary

Prehistoric or Bronze Age flint flakes and cores, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery, medieval roof tile and a post medieval coin, found by metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 61 01
Map Sheet:TF60SW
Parish:DENVER, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

August 1992.
3 12th/13th century sherds of pottery.
Compare with example in (S1).
?Medieval iron horsebit.
Identified by L. Brewster (KLM) 5 March 1993.

July 1993. Finds scatter.
Medieval pottery.
Overcooked medieval tile (roof?), bowl rim and late Grimston green glazed collander.
2 sherds Stamford Ware, 12th century.
3 Grimston green glazed jug sherds.
1 unglazed medieval jug sherd.
2 sherds ?Aardenburg type ware (12th to 14th century with white slip decoration).
1 Late green glazed Grimston chafing dish sherd, thumb decoration.
1 unglazed cooking pot rim, 12th century.
L. Brewster (KLM) 8 November 1993.

July 1994.
13th century Stamford Ware jug fragment.
3 Grimston green glaze, 1 is part of face jug arm, 13th century.
Medieval pink base sherd, unidentified.
Fired brick fragment, ?date.
2 Grimston green glaze (decorated) 13th century.
1 shell tempered ware 12th century.
Medieval thumb decorated bowl rim, 13th century.
Medieval bronze vessel fragment.
1 Frechen stoneware 16th century.
1 Grimston green glaze 16th century.
Identified by W. Milligan (NCM).
L. Brewster KLM 23 December 1994.

All these finds are very probably the same site as NHER 18886.

April to July 1999. Stray find.
NCM Enquiry Nos: E4741 and E4708.
Late Saxon to Post medieval: 31 pottery sherds.
Undatable solidified droplet of molten lead.
See lists in file.
K. Hinds (NLA) 22 May 2000.

Before Summer 2000. Field observation.
KLM Enquiry No: E10109.
Collecting from garden.
Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval sherds.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 13 September 2000.

Before 3 November 2000.
Further finds of Late Saxon, Med and post medieval sherds.
Post medieval coin.
?Late Saxon/Medieval honestone.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 March 2001.

2000 to March 2001.
Further Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval sherds.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 June 2001.

Before 22 June 2001.
Medieval and post medieval sherds.
Post medieval buckle
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 December 2001.

Late 2001.
Core and flake, see further description in file.
Prehistoric/?Bronze Age.
KLM enquiry no. E1953.
K. Hinds (NLA), 4 February 2002.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • 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)
  • CORE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • CORE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FLAKE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • WHETSTONE (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Article in Serial: Coad, J. and Streeten, A. D. F. 1982. Excavations at Castle Acre Castle, Norfolk, 1972 to 1977: Country House and Castle of the Norman Earls of Surrey. The Archaeological Journal. Vol 139 pp 138-301. Fig 32 No 97.

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