Record Details

NHER Number:31560
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds scatter

Summary

Metal detecting has recovered a range of finds dating from the Iron Age to the post medieval period. These include Roman brooches, medieval belt fittings and a medieval buckle. One Roman brooch is in the shape of a flagon. Iron Age, Roman and medieval coins and medieval and post medieval jettons have also been found.

Images

  • A Roman brooch in the shape of a flagon  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF71NW
Parish:GAYTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

August 1995. Metal detecting finds. [1]
Roman and medieval coins, medieval and post medieval jettons, post medieval token.
Roman brooches, (S1).
Medieval belt fittings.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 2 November 1995.

September 1995. Metal detecting finds.
Roman and medieval coins.
Medieval buckle.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 30 October 1995.

August 1996. Metal detecting find.
Iron Age coin found at [2].
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 30 September 1996.

January 2000. Metal detecting.
One Roman coin.
One early post medieval coin.
One medieval buckle.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 March 2000.3

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • 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 (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 1995. LCM 17-18, Romano British brooch..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: White, S.. 1995. Drawing of a Roman brooch. Paper. 2:1.

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