Record Details

NHER Number:33440
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds scatter

Summary

Metal detecting in this field has recovered Iron Age, Roman and medieval finds. These include Iron Age coins and a red and blue enamelled terret, Roman brooches, a medieval figurine of a saint and a small silver pilgrim badge of St George.

Images

  • An Iron Age terret decorated with red and blue enamel found in Briston  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG03SE
Parish:BRISTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

December 1997/January 1998. Metal detecting. Field 7
Iron Age and medieval coins.
Iron Age terret (S1).
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 10 February 1998.

February/March 1998. Metal detecting.
Two medieval coins.
Roman brooch.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 7 April 1998.

September-October 1998. Metal detecting.
Undateable prehistoric worked flint.
Iron Age and Roman coins.
Medieval or post medieval sherd.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 November 1998.

October - November 1998. Metal detecting.
Undateable prehistoric worked flints.
Post medieval jetton.
Iron Age and Roman brooches.
Medieval, post medieval and undateable metal finds (S2).
Medieval figurine of a saint.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 December 1998.

February 1999. Metal detecting.
See field record in file.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 January 2000.

December 2001. Metal detecting.
Silver badge of St George, medieval.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 February 2002.

Silver badge of St George declared Treasure 7 November 2003.
M. Horlock (NLA), 10 November 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Roman - 1000000 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • INGOT (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • WEIGHT (Undated)
  • BORER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BOW BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • HARNESS (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)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PLATE BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STUD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BADGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CHAIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PILGRIM BADGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RELIGION OR RITUAL (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)
  • PILGRIM BADGE (14th Century to 16th Century - 1400 AD? to 1599 AD?)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CHAIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. 2001. Finds Photograph. Polaroid.
---Unpublished Document: Robinson, J.P.. 2002. Treasure Report: Medieval Pilgrim Badge.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2003. Iron Age torc is declared Treasure. 8 November.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: White, S.. 1998. Drawing of an Iron Age terret ring.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 1998. Drawing of a possible medieval weight/ingot.. Film.

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