Record Details

NHER Number:34438
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman brooch and medieval metal finds

Summary

An unusual Roman brooch and several medieval and post medieval finds including a medieval lyre-shaped buckle frame and a medieval dagger pommel have been found at this site by metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 71 22
Map Sheet:TF72SW
Parish:CONGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

20 February 1999. Metal detecting.
Roman brooch and early post medieval stud.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 May 1999.

Before 4 April 2005. Metal detecting, site extended to whole field.
Medieval (S1) and post medieval metal objects.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 June 2005.

Before 20 February 2007. Metal detecting.
4 Romano-British and 1 post medieval coin, post medieval jetton and thimble.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 May 2007.

Before 4 April 2007. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon sherds and bridle cheek piece, medieval (S2 and S3) and post-med metal objects.
See list list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 May 2007.

This site appears to be on the southern periphery of a large area of possible Roman to Early Medieval settlement and a possible Early Saxon cemetery evident from dense finds scatters at NHER 3565, NHER 11743, NHER11816, NHER 25765, NHER 30690, and NHER 30754.
H. Hamilton (HES), 29 November 2012.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BOW BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRIDLE BIT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DAGGER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STUD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2005. Drawing of a medieval lyre shaped buckle.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2007. Drawing of a medieval gilt mount probably from a horse harness.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2007. Drawing of a medieval gilt mount probably from a horse harness.. Film. 2:1.

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