Record Details

NHER Number:34589
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Roman settlement and multi-period finds

Summary

Extensive metal detecting during the period 1996-2006 recovered a large number of objects. Finds included a Late Iron Age or Early Roman terret, Iron Age coins, Roman pottery and over two hundred coins, Roman brooches, part of a patera and two votive Roman objects and pieces of Saxon, medieval and post medieval metalwork. The quantity of Roman objects suggest some sort of settlement.

Images

  • A Roman disc brooch from Carleton Rode.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service
  • A Roman figurine from Carleton Rode.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TM19SW
Parish:CARLETON RODE, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

December 1997 to March 1998. Metal detecting.
Seven medieval and one post medieval coins.
Six Roman coins.
Roman brooches and seal box, patera fragment, votive stand (S2).
Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal finds.
K. Sussams (NCM), 13 May 1999.

March/April 1999. Metal detecting.
One Roman and one post medieval coin.
Roman sherd.

April /May 1999. Metal detecting.
Iron Age/Roman terret.

May to June 1999. Metal detecting. Site extended.
Two Iceni, seven Roman silver, four Roman bronze, one medieval (Stephen) and one post medieval coin.
Four Roman brooches, medieval and post medieval metal work.
See lists in file.
Might some or all the Roman silver coins be from a hoard?
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 August 1999.

June/July 1999. Metal detecting.
Ten Roman coins. See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 March 2000.

1999 to 2000. Metal detecting.
Nineteen Roman, two medieval and three post medieval coins.
Roman and post medieval finds.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 September 2000.

November to December 2000. Metal detecting.
One Roman and one medieval coin.
Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 25 January 2001.

2002. Metal detecting.
Fifty-two Roman coins.
Roman, Early Saxon/Middle Saxon, Late Saxon (S3), medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 May 2002.

July/August 2002. Metal detecting.
Ten Roman, one medieval and one post medieval coin.
Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal finds.
Roman and medieval/post medieval sherds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 September 2002.

February/March 2003. Metal detecting.
One Iron Age, fifty-two Roman, one Late Saxon, three medieval and three post medieval coins.
Roman, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 April 2003.

March/April 2003. Metal detecting.
Two Roman, two medieval (both Henry I) and one post medieval coin.
Post medieval belt fitting.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 25 May 2003.

April/May 2003. Metal detecting.
Three Roman, two medieval and one post medieval coin.
Roman sherd.
Middle Saxon/Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 June 2003.

April/May 2004. Metal detecting.
Fifty Roman, six medieval and two post medieval coins.
Two post medieval jettons.
Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 June 2004.

April/May 2004. Metal detecting.
Iron Age quarter stater, found at same time as previously reported finds.
See list in file.
E. Darch (NLA), 9 September 2004.

May/June 2004. Metal detecting.
One Iron Age, ten Roman and one post medieval coins.
Medieval sherd.
Medieval, post medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 July 2004.

September/October 2004. Metal detecting.
One Iron Age and five Roman coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 November 2004.

November 2004. Metal detecting.
A fourth Henry I cross fleury penny, in two fragments. This and previous finds submitted for consideration as Treasure.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 November 2004.

March/April 2005. Metal detecting.
Thirty-seven Roman coins.
Roman, medieval (S4), post medieval and undated metal objects.
Late medieval transitional sherd.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 February 2005.

July/August 2005. Metal detecting.
Seven Roman and two medieval coins.
Roman, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 20 September 2005.

(S1) added to file for Treasure Case 2004 T226, dispersed hoard of four coins.
E. Darch (NLA), 8 December 2005.

February/March 2006. Metal detecting.
Unidentified Roman copper alloy object (S5) and a sherd of Late Saxon Thetford-type ware.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 September 2006.

Before 28 September 2006. Metal detecting.
Thirty Roman and two post medieval coins.
Roman metal objects including bust of Mars (S6).
Middle Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 November 2006.

Before 17 November 2006. Metal detecting.
Two Roman, two medieval and one post medieval coins.
Roman (S7), medieval and post medieval metal objects.
Roman and Late Saxon pottery sherds.
Roman roof tiles.
See lists and drawing in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 January 2007.

One of two Late Saxon stirrup terminals found March/April 2002 was re-identified as part of a 12th-century zoomorphic buckle compare examples from HER 13009, 29404, 29797, 32985, 37309, 50163 and 52777.
A. Rogerson (HES), 23 April 2010.

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • NAIL (Unknown date)
  • RING (Unknown date)
  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BOW BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COSMETIC PESTLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COSMETIC PESTLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HAIR PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • NAIL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PLATE BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PLATE BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PLATE BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SEAL BOX (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SPOON (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VOTIVE MODEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BARREL PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CHAFING DISH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPOON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CHAFING DISH (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 (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • INTAGLIO (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JEWS HARP (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JEWS HARP (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • LATCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POWDER MEASURE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPOON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (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.
---Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
---Photograph: 2002. KTG 20-22, Romano British kraftig profilierte brooch..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Marsden, A.. 2005. Report for coroner.
<S2>Illustration: Holness, A.. 1998. Drawing of a Roman rotive stool or stand.. Paper. 1:1.
<S3>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 2002. Drawing of a Late Saxon copper alloy stirrup terminal.. Film. 1:1.
<S4>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2005. Drawing of a medieval mount from a belt or furniture.. Film. 2:1.
<S5>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2006. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy unidentified object.. Film. 2:1.
<S6>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2006. Drawing of a Roman figuring bust of the god Mars.. Film. 2:1.
<S7>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2007. Drawing of a Roman gilt composite disc brooch.. Film. 2:1.

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