Record Details

NHER Number:31428
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds found in Bittering Street


A possible Roman coin, medieval pottery, a medieval dagger chape, a post medieval key, post medieval pottery, a worked bone pin of unknown date and other finds, found on a building site in Bittering Street in 1995.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9609 1699
Map Sheet:TF91NE

Full description

3 August 1995. Casual Find.
Two sherds of medieval unglazed pottery were found on a building site, including an early medieval jar rim.
Some material has been imported on to this site, so these finds could be from elsewhere.
D. Gurney (NLA) 3 August 1995.

August 1995. Casual Find.
Further finds were recovered from the building site. These consisted of 12 sherds of medieval pottery (including 5 Glazed Grimston sherds), a fragment of a medieval dagger chape, and one possibe coin (possibly Roman, very worn and corroded).
D. Gurney (NLA) 17 August 1995.

1 September 1995. Further finds.
Medieval and post medieval sherds, a post medieval iron key fragment, and an undated iron nail were recovered.
See list in file.
D. Gurney (NLA) 4 September 1995.

5 September 1995. Further finds on building site.
Medieval and post medieval pottery, a fragment of post medieval roof tile, and a worked bone pin (possibly for use in smoothing/polishing or in weaving) were found.
See list in file.
D. Gurney (NLA) 7 September 1995.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Undated)
  • NAIL (Undated)
  • PIN (Undated)
  • WORKED OBJECT (Undated)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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