Record Details

NHER Number:31479
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1994 and 2013 recovered a Neolithic flint knife; pottery dating from the Late Saxon to the post-medieval period; medieval and post-medieval coins; a post-medieval token and and undated, Roman, Early Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal objects. The metal finds include undated casting waste; a Roman brooch and stud; an Early Saxon brooch; medieval dress accessories, a bell, part of a candlestick, a key and part of a trivet and a post-medieval weight.

Images

  • Early Saxon cruciform brooch from NHER 31479  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TG 42 13
Map Sheet:TG41SW
Parish:FLEGGBURGH, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

September 1994. Metal detecting finds.
Found by [1].
Roman brooch. Dolphin type, spring mechanism, very wide wings.
1 medieval coin. See list in file.
2 medieval keys (one with hollow stem, 1 solid). Lengths 43 and 34mm.
[2].
Lozengiform ?Roman stud.
Cylindrical medieval bell with pierced loop and open triangles around 'shoulders'.
Identified by S. Margeson and J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 26 August 1995.

1997. Metal detecting rally.
Organised by [2] so probably including this area.
According to [3], other sources report many medieval coins (40+) and metalwork including strap ends and stirrup mounts.
D. Gurney (NLA) 21 October 1997.

April 2003. Metal detecting.
East part of field.
Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval sherds.
Medieval, post medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 August 2003.

March-April 2012. Metal-detecting.
Neolithic flint knife.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 1 May 2012.

February-March 2013. Metal-detecting. [5].
Medieval strap-end.
1 medieval coin and 1 token.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 4 April 2013.

April 2013. Metal-detecting. [6].
Early Saxon brooch.
Information from PAS import.
P. Watkins (HES), 4 July 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STUD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 475 AD to 600 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CANDLESTICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TRIVET (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1636 AD to 1643 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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