Record Details

NHER Number:32949
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and Late Saxon to post-medieval finds

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1996 recovered an early medieval bowl rim with thumb impressions, a medieval pottery sherd and an undated inscribed and decorated finger ring. Metal-detecting in 2014 and 2015 recovered Late Saxon/medieval pottery sherds; Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval coins, including a Late Saxon coin converted into a pendant; medieval jettons and Roman and Middle Saxon to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Roman drop handle from a piece of furniture and a pair of tweezers; a Middle Saxon ?pinhead; Middle/Late Saxon brooch; a Late Saxon to post-medieval lead weight or spindle whorl; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; medieval lead pot mends, a casket key, gilt copper alloy unidentified object, thimble, seal matrix, lead weight and a harness pendant; medieval/post-medieval lead weights, a lead window came, copper alloy sieve fragment and copper alloy vessel leg and a post-medieval clapper bell fragment.

Images

  • Late Saxon coin from NHER 32949  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval buckle from NHER 32949  © Norfolk County Council
  • Middle Saxon/Late Saxon brooch from NHER 32949  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval seal matrix from NHER 32949  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval strap fitting from NHER 32949  © Norfolk County Council
  • Middle Saxon pin from NHER 32949  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF83SW
Parish:BARWICK, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1996. Fieldwalking. [1].
Early medieval bowl rim with thumb impressions and one body sherd.
Inscribed and decorated finger ring at 8053 3515 - ?date.
W. Milligan (NCM), 3 July 1996.

March-April 2014. Metal-detecting. [2].
Roman drop handle from a piece of furniture.
2 Late Saxon/medieval pottery sherds.
Late Saxon to post-medieval spindle whorl.
1 medieval jetton, a belt mount, seal matrix and gilt copper alloy unidentified object.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 May 2014.

Before May 2014. Metal-detecting. Site extended to the whole field. [3].
Middle/Late Saxon brooch.
5 Late Saxon pottery sherds.
Late Saxon silver Hiberno-Norse penny of Sihtric 'Silkbeard' Olafsson of Dublin with piercings to turn it into a pendant.
4 medieval pottery sherds and buckles.
Medieval/post-medieval button and lead weight.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 2 June 2014.

May-June 2014. Metal-detecting. [4].
1 Roman coin.
Late Saxon to post-medieval lead weight or spindle whorl.
1 Late Saxon coin.
4 medieval coins, buckles, a harness pendant, thimble, strap-end, strap plate, belt mount, strap fitting and a pendent-loop from a bar mount.
Medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel leg.
1 post-medieval coin and a clapper bell fragment.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 July 2014.

June-July 2014. Metal-detecting. [5].
Roman tweezers.
Middle Saxon ?pinhead.
1 medieval coin and a buckle.
Medieval/post-medieval weight.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 September 2014.

September-October 2014. Metal-detecting. [6].
Medieval lead standing weight.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 November 2014.

February-March 2015. Metal-detecting. [7].
1 medieval coin, 1 jetton, lead pot mends, a buckle, strap-end and a casket key.
Medieval/post-medieval lead weights, a lead window came and a copper alloy sieve fragment.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 7 April 2015.

29 December 2015.
The silver pendant formed from a Hiberno-Norse penny and reported as treasure case 2014 T776, was declared 'treasure' at inquest.
E. Darch (HES), 4 January 2016.

June 2016.
The silver pendant formed from a Hiberno-Norse penny and reported as treasure case 2014 T776, was acquired by Norwich Castle Museum 2 June 2016.
E. Darch (HES), 9 June 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Medieval - 43 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon to 19th Century - 851 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FINGER RING (Undated)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Roman to 15th Century - 43 AD to 1500 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 296 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 750 AD to 800 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 800 AD to 900 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1100 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1100 AD)
  • PENDANT (Late Saxon - 995 AD to 1036 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Late Saxon to 16th Century - 1000 AD to 1600 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Late Saxon to 16th Century - 1000 AD to 1600 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Late Saxon to 16th Century - 1000 AD to 1600 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 1048 AD to 1050 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval to 14th Century - 1100 AD to 1400 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval to 14th Century - 1100 AD to 1400 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval to 14th Century - 1100 AD to 1400 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (12th Century to 14th Century - 1150 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 13th Century - 1175 AD to 1225 AD)
  • COIN (12th Century - 1180 AD to 1185 AD)
  • COIN (12th Century - 1180 AD to 1185 AD)
  • COIN (12th Century - 1185 AD to 1189 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 15th Century - 1200 AD to 1500 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • POT (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (12th Century to 13th Century - 1200 AD to 1300 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • WEIGHT (12th Century to 16th Century - 1200 AD to 1600 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1248 AD to 1250 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 15th Century - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • SIEVE (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • STRAP END (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • THIMBLE (13th Century to 15th Century - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • VESSEL (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • WEIGHT (13th Century to 15th Century - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • WEIGHT (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (14th Century - 1350 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (14th Century - 1350 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1356 AD to 1361 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1363 AD to 1369 AD)
  • JETTON (14th Century - 1364 AD to 1380 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (14th Century to 15th Century - 1400 AD to 1500 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (14th Century to 15th Century - 1400 AD to 1500 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (14th Century to 15th Century - 1400 AD to 1500 AD)
  • JETTON (15th Century - 1480 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUTTON (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • CAME (15th Century to 17th Century - 1500 AD to 1700 AD)
  • WEIGHT (15th Century to 18th Century - 1500 AD to 1800 AD)
  • BELL (16th Century to 18th Century - 1575 AD to 1800 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1636 AD to 1643 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.

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