Record Details

NHER Number:34149
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Early Neolithic worked flints; Roman, medieval and post medieval coins; Romano-British, Middle Saxon and post-medieval pottery; Roman tesserae including one created from a ceramic tile and a variety of metalwork including an Early Saxon strap end, a Late Saxon stirrup mount, a medieval lead figurine and book clasp and post-medieval strap fitting and dividers were found by metal-detecting between 1998 and 2012.

Images

  • Medieval figurine from NHER 34149  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval book clasp from NHER 34149  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TG 12 18
Map Sheet:TG11NW
Parish:ALDERFORD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

November-December 1998. Metal-detecting.
One medieval coin, one post-medieval coin and a silver medieval buckle were recovered while metal-detecting. The silver buckle consists of a delicate oval frame (18x11mm) with a pin. The frame has a gently thickening outer edge with an angled section and a narrowed offset bar. Both the frame and the pin are gilded, and the frame has traces of iclief decoration.
Identified by H. Geake (A&E).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 January 1999.

September-October 1999. Find.
A fragment of glass (probably medieval widow glass) and a post-medieval cloth seal were recovered.
See list in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 November 1999.

January-February 2001. Metal-detecting.
A Roman coin and a late medieval/early post-medieval ?furniture fitting were recovered by a metal-detectorist.
See lists in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 March 2001.

24 February 2001. Metal-detecting.
A Late Saxon stirrup-strap mount (S2), a medieval pottery sherd and a medieval/post-medieval toy cauldron were found while metal-detecting.
See list in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 April 2001.

January 2002. Metal-detecting.
A post-medieval coin, Roman and post-medieval metal finds, and a medieval sherd were found while detecting.
See lists in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 March 2002.

February 2002. Metal-detecting.
A post-medieval token and coin weight and a medieval ?dress hook were recovered.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 April 2002.

November 2003. Metal-detecting in area of NHER 17349.
2 Roman and 2 post-medieval coins.
Medieval, post-medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists and map in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 January 2004.

February 2004. Metal-detecting.
One medieval/post-medieval coin and a medieval spindle whorl were found while metal-detecting.
See lists in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 April 2004.

March 2004. Metal-detecting.
One medieval and six Roman coins, Roman pottery sherds, other Roman metal objects including a miniature stand and a fragment of a cosmetic mortar, a post-medieval jetton and other medieval and undatable metal objects were found.
See lists and map in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 May 2004.

April 2004. Metal-detecting.
One medieval and three Roman coins, a medieval jetton, and other Roman, medieval and post-medieval metal objects were recovered by a metal-detectorist.
See lists in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 25 May 2004.

August 2005. Metal-detecting.
A medieval harness pendant was found.
See description in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 October 2005.

September 2005 or earlier. Metal-detecting.
Roman, medieval and post-medieval metal objects including a medieval dagger pommel were probably found at this site.
See list in secondary file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 November 2005.

January-February 2007. Metal-detecting.
Early Saxon, medieval and post-medieval metal objects including one medieval and post-medieval coin were recovered while metal-detecting.
See lists and map in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 23 March 2007.

September 2007. Metal-detecting.
Medieval coin and strap fitting.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 31 October 2007.

See NHER 51584 (Discovery Tours) which includes 34149 and western half of 33640.
E. Bales (NLA), 12 June 2008.

?Centre- looped mortar fragment, comprising one end of the bow with a coiled terminal knob.
See (S1) for more details.
T. Ansell (NLA), 22 July 2011.

About 1997. Metal-detecting.
A medieval lead figurine.
See description in file.
E. Darch (HES), 3 August 2011.

March-April 2011. Metal-detecting.
Early Neolithic worked flints, Romano-British, Middle Saxon and post-medieval pot sherds, medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 13 May 2011.

October-November 2011. Metal-detecting.
Five Roman coins, Romano-British sherd and stone & ceramic tesserae.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 16 January 2012.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • 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)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • AWL (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FLAKE (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • NOTCH (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COSMETIC MORTAR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • MINIATURE OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TESSERA (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TESSERA (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VOTIVE MODEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 268 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 351 AD to 353 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 367 AD to 378 AD)
  • STRAP END (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BARREL PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BRASS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DAGGER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WINDOW GLASS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (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)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DIVIDERS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Map: Finder's Map..
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Photograph: 2003. KTZ 12, Medieval decorative mount fragment..
---Photograph: 2004. KVG 23-26, Romano British votive block..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Monograph: Jackson, Ralph. 2010. Cosmetic Sets of Late Iron Age and Roman Britain. British Museum Research Publication. 181. No 2.
<S2>Illustration: Hoyle, M.. 2001. Drawing of a Late Saxon copper alloy stirrup mount.. Film. 2:1.

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