Record Details

NHER Number:33395
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

A wide range of metal finds dating from the Bronze Age to post medieval period were found by a metal detectorist. These include the tang of a Bronze Age chisel or awl, an Iron Age harness fitting, a Roman trumpet brooch and an elaborate post medieval openwork hooked tag.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 73 34
Map Sheet:TF73SW
Parish:FRING, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1988-89. Metal detecting.
Medieval bronze sheet `rosette' shaped mount with two rivets, one with circular rove.
Post medieval bronze elaborate openwork hooked tag, hook missing, circular field with decorated square boss in centre, openwork foliate border and terminal from which hook projected.
Post medieval backplate?
Post medieval brush socket.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 1990.
See details in file.
W. Milligan (NCM), 30 October 1997.

1995 to 1996. Metal detecting.
?Iron Age harness fitting. See (S1).
?Bronze Age awl or chisel tang. See (S1).
Roman stud or handle.
Roman buckle.
Roman Trumpet brooch. Identified by D.Mackreth 1996.
Medieval buckle.
Medieval horse harness ring.
Post medieval furniture fitting.
Undated nail.
See list in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 25 March 1998.

Before 19 June 2006. Metal detecting.
Medieval buckle, strap end, strap loop and thimble.
Post medieval knife end stop.
Unidentified and undated copper alloy object, possibly an ingot.
See list and (S2) in file.
E. Darch (NLA), 15 January 2007.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • INGOT? (Unknown date)
  • NAIL (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Unknown date)
  • AWL (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • CHISEL (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STUD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (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)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.
<S2>Map: Finder's Map..

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