Record Details

NHER Number:34536
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:multi- period finds scatter

Summary

An undated prehistoric flint scraper, Roman pottery and brooches, medieval and post medieval pottery and metalwork, found by metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 12 19
Map Sheet:TG11NW
Parish:ALDERFORD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

April - May 1999. Metal detecting. Height OD 30m. Part of field.
Flint scraper and notched piece.
Undatable metal objects
Post medieval and undatable spindle whorl.
Post medieval buckle and cloth seal
Roman, Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval sherds.
A.Rogerson, (NLA) 9 June 1999.

June - July 1999. Metal detecting.
H. Geake (A&E) and A. Rogerson (NLA) identified;
Late Iron Age/Roman one-piece Colchester brooch, deep wings, forward-facing hook, oval section bow, remains of catchplate; spring chord and pin missing. 1st century.
Expanded foot of Roman brooch, all edges missing. Central broad groove between pair of narrower grooves. Perhaps a lion bow derivative (See (S1), no.779), possibly Aesica (see (S1), no.1475). 1st century.
A. Rogerson, (NLA) 29 July 1999.

January - February 2008. Metal-detecting.
1 medieval coin and 1 casket key.
1 post-medieval belt or harness mount and 1 furniture fitting.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and Coin by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 March 2008.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 4 March 2014.

December 2008- January 2009. Metal detecting
Medieval /post medieval copper alloy vessel leg and post medieval coin
See list in file
A. Rogerson (NLA) 4 February 2009

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SPINDLE WHORL (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BOW BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BOW BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 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)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Publication: Hattatt, R.. 1985. Iron Age and Roman brooches.

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