Record Details

NHER Number:34383
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Bronze Age, Roman to Middle Saxon and medieval to post-medieval finds (Diss, poorly located)

Summary

Before 2004 a Late Bronze Age axehead tip; Roman brooches and mounts and a figurine of Mercury; Early Saxon brooches and a wrist clasp; a Middle Saxon gold and garnet pendant; medieval brooches and a pilgrim badge and post-medieval metalwork were found within the parish of Diss. There is no precise locational information available for these finds.

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Location

Parish:DISS, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Before November 1998.
Seen at NCM by H. Geake (A&E) via the Valued History Shop (Cambridge).
Apparently found over last 20 years.
Roman objects including figurine of Mercury, brooches and decorative mounts, one in the shape of a man's head.
Early Saxon brooches.
Middle Saxon gold and garnet pendant.
Medieval pilgrim badge of St Barbara, brooch, and post-medieval metalwork.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 9 April 1999.

Before February 2004. Stray find?
Late Bronze Age axehead tip.
Early Saxon wrist clasp fragment.
Recorded by the British Museum/PAS.
See descriptions in file.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 October 2018.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • BOW BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BOX (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BOW BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SLEEVE CLASP (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • PENDANT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • ANNULAR BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOW BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PILGRIM BADGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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