Record Details

NHER Number:32926
Type of record:Monument
Name:Rectangular enclosure and multi-period finds scatter

Summary

A rectangular encloure of unknown date is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs. Roman coins, brooches and pottery, an Early Saxon ring, and medieval and post medieval coins and other metalwork, found by metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 10 29
Map Sheet:TG12NW
Parish:CORPUSTY, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Earlier 1997. Metal detecting finds.
2 Roman coins. See list in file.
1 base Roman greyware.
Post medieval lead ?harness mount, in form of equal-armed cross with central conical boss (separately constructed). Width 1.02mm, width of arms 15.5mm.
[1] reports dowsing of 60m+ square 'building' cut diagonally by road, with 'internal division'.
OS aerial photograph shows north and west sides of a ditched enclosure of which there is no sign on (S1).
See photocopy in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 17 September 1997.

1997. Metal detecting finds north of road.
4 Roman coins over a rather wider area, Context 2.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 November 1997.

November/December 1997. Metal detecting finds. Context 2.
1 post medieval coin.
Medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 January 1998.

January/February 1998. Metal detecting finds.
Roman brooch.
?Date, lead weight or spindle whorl.
See details in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 March 1998.

March/April 1998. Metal detecting finds.
2 Roman coins.
Roman brooch.
?Early Saxon ring.
Medieval object.
See lists in file.
See photograph and plan in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 May 1998.

December 2000/January 2001. Metal detecting.
North of road.
2 Roman coins.
1 post medieval coin.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 February 2001.

January/February 2001. Metal detecting.
Swedish post medieval coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 April 2001.

March 2001. Metal detecting.
Context 2. Northeast of enclosure.
Roman coin, sherd and metal finds.
Med and post medieval objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 May 2001.

September/October 2001. Metal detecting.
Roman coin.
Medieval key.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 January 2001.

September/October 2002. Metal detecting.
1 Roman and 1 post medieval coin (latter reused as weight).
Roman, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 November 2002.

September/October 2004. Metal detecting in northwest part of field.
1 Roman coin.
Roman sherds.
Two post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 November 2004.

Monument Types

  • RECTANGULAR ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • SITE (Unknown date)

Associated Finds

  • INGOT (Unknown date)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Undated)
  • WEIGHT (Undated)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • INGOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • RING (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SWORD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • LACE TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1972. OS 72/390/341.
---Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1972. OS 72-390-315.
---Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-7. Ordnance Survey 25 inch 2nd edition (revised 1902-7).

Related records - none

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