Record Details

NHER Number:30884
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age and Roman metal objects

Summary

Metal detecting in this area between 1994 and 2002 recovered an Iron Age terret, an Iron Age or Roman mount and Roman metalwork - including coins, a toilet article and brooches.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 75 14
Map Sheet:TF71SE
Parish:EAST WALTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

25th to 30th August 1994.
Area of Roman finds.
Twenty two coins (with grid references).
See list in file.
Fragment of Roman zoomorphic, probably Hare type, brooch with ear and snout, and eye of countersunk ring and dot with traces of blue enamel. 2nd century.
Roman knee brooch rounded head and bow. Pin missing. 2nd century, TF 7520 1468.
Finder suggests this may be the correct location of site NHER 3951.
Identified by J.Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 September 1994.

September 1995. Metal detecting. Found at TF 7522 1467.
Langton Down brooch fragment. Head (cylindrical housing for missing spring) and top of bow only. Mid 1st century AD.
Identified by D. Gurney (NLA).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 October 1995.

April 1996. Metal detecting.
Seventeen Roman coins.
See list in file.
Iron Age terret, (S1).
Roman nail cleaner and brooches.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 May 1996.

October to November 1999. Metal detecting.
One Roman coin.
Two Roman brooches.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 November 1999.

October 2001. Metal detecting.
Three Roman coins.
Iron Age or Roman mount (S2).
Roman brooch.
See lists and drwaing in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 December 2001.

April 2002. Metal detecting. In two areas.
Three Roman coins.
Undatable ring.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 May 2002.

April 2002. Metal detecting.
Roman sherd.
Iron Age (S3) and undatable metal objects.
Three Roman coins.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 July 2002.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • HARNESS (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TOILET ARTICLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: White, S.. 1996. Drawing of an Iron Age terret.. Paper. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: White, S.. 2001. Drawing of a Roman s-shaped object.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Hutcheson, N.. Unknown. Sketch of a Roman copper alloy mount.. Paper. Unknown.

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