Record Details

NHER Number:29924
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1992 and 2017 recovered prehistoric worked flints; Roman and Early Saxon pottery; the copper alloy core from an Iron Age plated forgery stater; Roman, Middle Saxon medieval and post-medieval coins and undatable and Roman to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds included an undatable copper alloy ingot and copper alloy sheet; Roman brooches, a furniture fitting, cosmetic mortar, mount, copper alloy finger ring, figurine, military horse harness pendant, bracelet fragment and gold necklace link/clasp; a possibly Roman bar of copper alloy for metalworking; an Early Saxon brooch and wrist clasp hook-plate; Middle/Late Saxon hooked tags; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; medieval harness mounts, lead weights, a seal matrix, lead spindle whorl, book clasp, ampulla and purse frame fragment; a medieval/post-medieval candlestick, coin weight, lead weight and copper alloy vessel fragment and a post-medieval crotal bell.

Images

  • Romano-British brooch from NHER 29924  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British brooch from NHER 29924  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British brooch from NHER 29924  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British plate brooch from NHER 29924  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British cosmetic mortar from NHER 29924  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British figurine from NHER 29924  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British figurine from NHER 29924  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British harness pendant from NHER 29924  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon brooch from NHER 29924  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon sleeve clasp from NHER 29924  © Norfolk County Council
  • Late Saxon hooked tag from NHER 29924  © Norfolk County Council
  • Late Saxon hooked tag from NHER 29924  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval harness mount from NHER 29924  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British bracelet from NHER 29924  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval ampulla from NHER 29924  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British mount from NHER 29924  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval seal matrix from NHER 29924  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval harness mount from NHER 29924  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British necklace from NHER 29924  © Norfolk County Council

Location

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

Full description

1992 to 1993. Metal-detecting finds. [1].
Finds of various periods seen but not yet examined.
Pierced leaded brass forgery Iceni stater. See (S1).
See file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 August 1993.

2002 to 2003. Metal-detecting.
Prehistoric worked flints.
Roman and Early Saxon sherds.
Six Roman coins.
Medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 July 2005.

2004-7. Metal-detecting.
One Roman coin, Romano-British brooch and two Early Saxon pot sherds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 17 May 2010.

January 2011-May 2013. Metal-detecting.
Finds recorded on the PAS database [2]:
Roman brooches, furniture fitting, cosmetic mortar, mount, copper alloy finger ring, figurine (S2), military horse harness pendant, bracelet fragment and gold necklace link/clasp (Declared Treasure on 24 December 2013 (Ref: 2013 T461) and acquired by Norfolk Museums Service, Norwich Castle Museum on 25 June 2014).
?Roman bar of copper alloy for metalworking.
Early Saxon brooch and a wrist clasp hook-plate.
1 Middle Saxon coin.
Middle/Late Saxon hooked tags.
Medieval harness mounts, a buckle, seal matrix, ampulla and belt mount.
Medieval/post-medieval candlestick and coin weight.
Post-medieval crotal bell.
Undatable copper alloy ingot.
Information from PAS import.
Finds identified by HES but not recorded on the PAS database:
29 Roman copper alloy coins and 2 silver coins.
3 medieval silver coins.
1 post-medieval silver coin.
A. Beckham (HES) and A. Rogerson (HES), 10 July 2013.

May 2013-July 2015. Metal-detecting. [3].
Undated fragment of copper alloy sheet.
15 Roman coins.
Medieval lead weights, a bar mount, lead spindle whorl, book clasp and a purse frame pendent loop.
Medieval/post-medieval lead weight.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 June 2016.

July 2015-April 2017. Metal-detecting. [4].
Finds recorded on the PAS database:
DF062017 - PAS details to follow.
Finds identified by HES but not recorded on the PAS database:
10 Roman copper alloy coins.
2 medieval silver coins.
No other numismatics were recovered. [5].
A. Beckham (HES) and A. Rogerson (HES), 5 July 2017.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • 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 (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • INGOT (Unknown date)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Unknown date)
  • BLADE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • CORE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 75 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 75 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 80 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COSMETIC MORTAR (Roman - 43 AD to 300 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • MOUNT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • NECKLACE (Roman - 43 AD to 300 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 50 AD to 65 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 100 AD to 200 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Roman - 100 AD to 300 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 100 AD to 200 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Roman - 100 AD to 300 AD)
  • PLATE BROOCH (Roman - 100 AD to 200 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 200 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 269 AD to 271 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 285 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 285 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 323 AD to 324 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 324 AD to 325 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 326 AD to 326 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 331 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 402 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 402 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 332 AD to 333 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 348 AD to 350 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 450 AD to 500 AD)
  • SLEEVE CLASP (Early Saxon - 480 AD to 530 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 700 AD to 1050 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 720 AD to 740 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 800 AD to 1000 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (12th Century to 13th Century - 1150 AD to 1250 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (12th Century to 13th Century - 1200 AD to 1300 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1270 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (13th Century to 14th Century - 1270 AD to 1400 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (13th Century to 16th Century - 1300 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • WEIGHT (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • AMPULLA (14th Century to 16th Century - 1350 AD to 1530 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (14th Century to 15th Century - 1350 AD to 1450 AD)
  • CANDLESTICK (14th Century to 16th Century - 1400 AD to 1600 AD)
  • WEIGHT (14th Century to 15th Century - 1400 AD to 1500 AD)
  • WEIGHT (14th Century to 15th Century - 1400 AD to 1500 AD)
  • PURSE (15th Century - 1450 AD to 1500 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J. 2014. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy figurine.. Film. 2:1.

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