Record Details

NHER Number:32289
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between the 1990s and 2014 recovered a Neolithic retouched flint flake; Iron Age pottery sherds; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; medieval to post-medieval jettons; a post-medieval token and Middle/Late Bronze Age to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include part of a Middle/Late Bronze Age rapier; part of an Iron Age/Roman terret; Roman brooches, finger rings, a hair pin, nail, furniture fitting and intaglio; an Early Saxon brooch; a Middle Saxon pin; a Middle/Late Saxon hooked tag; a Late Saxon bridle cheek piece, strap-end and disc brooch; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval/post-medieval thimble and copper alloy vessel fragments and a post-medieval cloth seal, ferrule, key and part of a knife.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 21 98
Map Sheet:TM29NW
Parish:NEWTON FLOTMAN, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1990s. Metal detecting
Roman finger-ring with glass intaglio
see description in file
A. Rogerson (NLA) 24 April 2009

1996. Metal detecting finds. [1] Roman coin. Four brooches. Rim sherd. See (S1).
?Roman nail/stud.
Early Saxon brooch. See (S1).
Late Saxon bridle cheekpiece.
See lists in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) and A. Rogerson (NLA).
H. Geake (NCM), 8 November 1996.

January - February 2000. Metal detecting [2]
Roman coin.
See list in file.
K. Hinds (NLA), 14 April 2000.

September - October 2005. Metal-detecting.
1 Iron Age sherd.
1 Iron Age/Roman terret fragment.
2 Roman coins and 1 hair pin fragment.
1 medieval coin.
Pottery Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA), other objects by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 November 2005.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 12 March 2014.

January - February 2006. Metal-detecting.
1 ?Middle-Late Bronze Age rapier fragment (S1).
2 Roman silver finger rings and 3 broochs (1 langton down, 1 Colchester derivative, 1 tinned/silvered crosbow-type).
2 Early Saxon brooch fragments (1 cruciform, 1 small-long).
1 Late Saxon strap-end (very unusual).
2 medieval coins.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by J. Davies (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 March 2006.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 3 March 2014.

September 2007. Metal detecting, site extended, previous area saved [3].
1 medieval and 1 post medieval coin,
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 31 October 2007.

December 2008- January 2009. Metal detecting. SITE EXTENDED
Neolithic retouched flake, 3 Roman, 3 Medieval and 3 post medieval coins, Medieval coin weight, Middle Saxon pin, Middle Saxon/Late Saxon buckle, Medieval buckle, strap fitting, coin weight, Medieval/ post medieval vessel, post medieval knife and button
See list in file
A. Rogerson (NLA) 9 February 2009

March-April 2009. Metal detecting
1 post medieval coin
See description in file
A. Rogerson (NLA) 18 May 2009

June- July 2009. Metal detecting.
Roman coins, medieval and post-medieval jettons, post-medieval coins and a token, a Roman furniture fitting, Late Saxon backwards facing beast disc brooch, medieval strap end and post-medieval thimbles, knife end stop, cloth seal, key, ferrule, stud, buckle and a weight.
See list in file
E. Darch, (NLA), 18 August 2009

August-September 2011. Metal-detecting.
Two post-medieval jettons.
See lists in file.
A. Marsden (HES), 27 September 2011.

August-September 2012. Metal-detecting.
Post-medieval buckle frame.
See description in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 13 September 2012.

July-September 2014. Metal-detecting. [4].
Medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel foot.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 October 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • RAPIER (Middle Bronze Age to Late Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 701 BC)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • POT (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)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HAIR PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • INTAGLIO (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • NAIL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STUD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • DISC BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HARNESS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP END (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • JETTON (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1584 AD)
  • BUCKLE (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)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FERRULE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STUD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1651 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Article in Serial: Marsden, A.. 2009. Roman intaglios and sealings from Norfolk, 2002-2008.. Norfolk Archaeology. XLV, pp 529-38.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2006. Drawing of a Middle/Late Bronze Age rapier fragment. Film. 1:1.

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