Record Details

NHER Number:30841
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of linear feature and multi-period finds

Summary

A linear feature of unknown date is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs, although its exact origin is uncertain. Roman brooches and coins, which may suggest that this was an area of Roman settlement, Early Saxon brooches, pottery and other Early Saxon metalwork, Middle Saxon coins, brooches and pottery, a Late Saxon ring and strap end, and medieval brooches, buckles, coins, a lead stylus, pottery and other metalwork and post medieval coins and metalwork, found by metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF82NW
Parish:EAST RUDHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Early 1994. Metal detecting.
Roman and Early Saxon brooches.
Medieval and post medieval metalwork.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 September 1994.

August 1994. Metal detecting.
Middle Saxon and medieval coins, medieval token,
Middle Saxon brooch.
Medieval key and belt fitting.
Details in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 September 1994.

20 May 1994. Rapid visit with [1].
Set aside; from the odd bare patch in north part:
1 body sherd thick reduced hard sandy, ?Middle Saxon or ?Early Saxon.
2 medieval unglazed and 1 glazed Grimston body sherd.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 May 1996.

1992.
NAU air photography shows a most odd winding feature across north side of field, resembling a mark made by pouring chemical onto the crop, yet abutting present road hedge at each end.
Suggested by D. Edwards (NLA) as an older road course.
D. Gurney, B. Cushion and E. Rose (NLA) cannot agree with this yet have no idea what this is.
E. Rose (NLA), 22 January 1997.

19 July 1996. NLA air photography.
Parched sweeping linear still apparent, of uncertain origin.
S. Massey (NLA), 1 May 2001.

April/May 2003. Metal detecting.
7 Roman and 2 medieval coins.
Roman, Early Saxon, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon and medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 June 2003.

October/November 2003. Metal detecting.
3 medieval coins in southwest part of site.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 December 2003.

November/December 2003. Metal detecting.
Medieval or post medieval writing lead, in southwest part of site.
Donated to NCM.
See T. Pestell's (NCM) description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 January 2004.

Monument Types

  • LINEAR FEATURE (Unknown date)
  • SETTLEMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • WEIGHT (Undated)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SLEEVE CLASP (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CANDLE HOLDER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FERRULE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MIRROR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STUD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STYLUS (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FERRULE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF 8328 A-B.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1994. TF8228/AR - AU.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Article in Monograph: Rogerson, A.. 2003. Six Middle Anglo-Saxon Sites in West Norfolk.. Markets in Early Medieval Europe: Trading and ' Productive' Sites, 650-850. Pestell, T. & Ulmschneider, K. (ed.).
---Photograph: 1994. LDZ 26-29, Middle Saxon buckle plate..
---Photograph: 2003. KTT 6-8, Early Saxon mount..
---Photograph: 2003. KTT 9, Early Saxon wrist clasp..
---Photograph: 1994. LDW 7-8, Henry I half penny..
---Photograph: 1994. LDY 3-6, Sceat..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: 1994. LDZ 21-23, Middle Saxon brooch..
---Photograph: 1994. LDZ 24-25, Sceat..
---Photograph: 1994. LEA 4-6, Medieval bird mount..
---Photograph: 1994. LEA 7-12, Late Medieval silver ferrale.
---Photograph: 1994. LEA 13-15, Early Saxon brooch fragment..
---Photograph: 1994. LEA 16-17, Early Saxon oral buckle..

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