Record Details

NHER Number:31621
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman, Early Saxon and later metal finds

Summary

Roman brooches, a Roman mount, a Roman enamelled seal box lid and a number of Roman coins have been found during metal detecting. An unusual Early Saxon cruciform brooch, a medieval buckle and a post medieval button have also been found.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 79 19
Map Sheet:TF71NE
Parish:GREAT MASSINGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

October 1995. Northeast of crossing of Peddars Way and suggested Roman road.
47 Roman coins.
2 Roman brooches.
Very strange Early Saxon cruciform brooch. To be photographed.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 4 November 1995.

September 1996. Metal detecting finds at [1].
Bronze seal box lid, lozengiform with 25 enamelled cells. Central cell deep blue flanked by 4 orange, rest all light green.
Roman ?2nd century.
29 Roman coins including a denarius.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 4 November 1996.

October 1996. Metal detecting finds.
17 more Roman coins.
Roman seal box.
Medieval buckle.
Post medieval button.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 29 November 1996.

October 1997. Metal detecting finds.
5 Roman coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 29 November 1997.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SEAL BOX (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 1995. LCH 2-3, Romano British enamelled mount..
---Photograph: 1995. LCH 4-7, Early Saxon brooch..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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