Record Details

NHER Number:30183
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

A fragment of a Roman mortarium rim was found as a stray find in 1993, while metal-detecting in 2010 and 2014 recovered ?Late Upper Palaeolithic, Mesolithic/Early Neolithic and undatable Late Prehistoric worked flints; medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; medieval brick fragments; a possible Roman coin; a post-medieval token and undatable and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include undatable lead weights; a medieval spindle whorl or lead weight; a medieval/post-medieval copper alloy ring and vessel fragment and a post-medieval purse bar, buckle, crotal bells and a lead cloth seal.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 39 09
Map Sheet:TG30NE
Parish:ACLE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

October 1993. Stray find. [1].
1 Roman pottery sherd (worn fragment of mortarium rim).
W. Milligan (NCM), 2 November 1993.

March/April 2010. Metal-detecting. Extended to whole field.
1 Mesolithic/Early Neolithic flint blade core.
1 Late Prehistoric retouched flint blade, 2 notched flakes, 2 retouched flakes, 1 ?fabricator, 1 small blade and 12 flakes.
1 ?Roman ?coin.
6 medieval pottery sherds (unglazed), 2 brick fragments, 1 horse harness pendant, 1 unidentified copper alloy object, 1 lead pot mend and 1 lead weight/spindle whorl.
7 medieval/post-medieval pottery sherds (LMT), 1 copper alloy ring and 1 copper alloy vessel fragment.
10 post-medieval pottery sherds (including Glazed Red Earthenware and stoneware), 1 purse bar, 3 crotal bells, 1 lead cloth seal and 1 white metal bell.
4 undatable lead weights.
Flints identified by P. Robins (NCM), ceramic objects by A. Rogerson (NLA), possible coin by A. Marsden (NLA) and other objects by S. Ashley (NLA). See list and descriptions in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 May 2010. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 6 May 2014.

April/May 2010. Metal-detecting.
1 ?Upper Palaeolithic core (a long narrow fragment from which a blade appears to have been struck).
1 Late Prehistoric flint core and 9 flint flakes.
1 medieval pottery sherd and 1 lead pot mend.
1 post-medieval rowel spur, 1 white metal bell and 1 lead weight.
Flints identified by P. Robins (NCM), pottery by A. Rogerson (NLA) and other objects by S. Ashley (NLA).
See list and descriptions in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 June 2010. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 6 May 2014.

February-March 2014. Metal-detecting. [2].
1 post-medieval token and a buckle.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 April 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Upper Palaeolithic - 40000 BC? to 10001 BC?)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • CORE? (Upper Palaeolithic - 40000 BC? to 10001 BC?)
  • BLADE CORE (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • BLADE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • CORE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FABRICATOR? (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • NOTCHED FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED BLADE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN? (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RING (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1550 AD to 1650 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1667 AD to 1667 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

Related records - none

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