Record Details

NHER Number:31587
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds scatter

Summary

A Bronze Age ring, Iron Age pottery and copper alloy bucket bindings, Roman coins, a Roman brooch and pottery, a Saxon brooch, a Late Saxon box mount, medieval coins and pottery, medieval buckles and a ring, and post medieval coins and tokens, a thimble and other metalwork, all found during metal detecting.

Images

  • A medieval bar mount from Ashill.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service
  • A medieval furniture mount from Ashill.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF80SE
Parish:ASHILL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

September 1995. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon and medieval sherds.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A.Rogerson (NLA) 30 October 1995.

November 1995. Metal detecting. Area extended to south boundary of field.
Bronze Age ring.
Iron Age vessel.
Roman brooch.
Middle Saxon brooch.
Late Saxon box mount, see (S1).
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
Roman sherd.
Roman, medieval and post medieval coins.
Post medieval jetton and tokens.
A.Rogerson (NLA) January 1996.

1995. Metal detecting.
Seven fragments of hoop-like strips, (S2 and S3). [1].
Identified as Iron Age bucket bindings by J.Davies (NCM).
See note in file.
A.Rogerson (NLA).

August/September 1996. Metal detecting.
16th/17th century hooked tag, openwork heart-shaped plate with beaded border and upside fleur-de-lis in centre. Rectangular attachment loop.
A.Rogerson (NLA) 30 September 1996.

August-September 2006. Metal-detecting.
1 post-medieval pair of dividers.
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA). See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 October 2006.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 12 March 2014.

September-October 2006. Metal-detecting.
2 Roman coins and 1 ?prick spur fragment.
3 medieval coins, 2 buckle frame fragments, 1 buckle and 1 harness mount.
1 post-medieval silver dress-pin head, 2 buckle frames, 1 casket key fragment and 1 lead cloth seal.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 23 November 2006.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 4 March 2014.

October-November 2006. Metal-detecting.
1 Iron Age coin.
1 Roman terret ring (unusual) and 1 brooch fragment (Crossbow type).
2 medieval coins, 1 book clasp, 1 buckle frame, 1 belt or furniture mount (gilt, see S4), 1 belt or strap mount, 1 buckle pin, 1 tinned/silvered spur buckle. 1 two-part strap end and 2 belt bar mounts (1 very unusual, see S5).
2 post-medieval coins and 1 button.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins identified by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 December 2006.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 4 March 2014.

November-December 2006. Metal-detecting.
2 medieval coins, 1 jetton, 2 buckle frames, 2 composite buckle parts, 1 brooch (incomplete), 1 leash swivel, 1 thimble and 1 open toped thimble or sewing ring.
2 post-medieval coins, 1 jetton, 1 buckle frame.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 January 2007.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 3 March 2014.

May - June 2007. Metal-detecting.
1 Roman ?childs finger ring.
4 medieval coins, 1 leash swivel, composite strap end fragment, 1 key, 2 three -part strap end spacers, 1 ?page holder fragment and 1 tinned buckle frame.
1 post-medieval jetton, 1 jews harp, 1 furniture fitting (hinge) and 1 silver button.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and E. Darch (NLA) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 July 2007.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 3 March 2014.

October - November 2007. Metal-detecting,
1 Iron Age coin.
2 medieval coins.
1 post-medieval buckle frame.
Object Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 12 March 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Bronze Age to Roman - 2350 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Post Medieval - 651 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • RING (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • BUCKET (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • VESSEL (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)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PRICK SPUR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (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)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • LEASH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PAGE HOLDER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DIVIDERS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HAIR PIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JEWS HARP (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Monograph: Ashley, S.. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk.. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 101.
<S2>Illustration: Jenkins, T.. 1996. Drawing of Iron Age flat bronze strips possibly bucket bindings.. Paper. 1:1.
<S3>Illustration: Jenkins, T. 1996. Drawing of Iron Age flat bronze strips possibly bucket bindings.. Paper. 1:1.
<S4>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2006. Drawing of a medieval belt/furniture mount.. Film. 2:1.
<S5>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2006. Drawing of a medieval bar mount.. Film. 2:1.

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