Record Details

NHER Number:35055
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1984 and 2015 recovered Roman and Late Saxon pottery sherds; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins and Early Bronze Age to Roman and Middle Saxon to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include Middle/Late Bronze Age copper alloy casting waste; an Iron Age/Roman brooch; a Roman hair pin, key, harness fitting and steelyard weight; a Middle Saxon strap-end; Middle/Late Saxon hooked tag; a Late Saxon copper alloy comb; a medieval buckle, papal bull, part of a leash, spindle whorl and a harness mount and pendant; a medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragment and a post-medieval buckle, crotal bell and a thimble.

Images

  • Roman pottery sherds from NHER 35055  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TG 23 24
Map Sheet:TG22SW
Parish:BRAMPTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK
OXNEAD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

About 1984. Metal detecting.
Undated polaroid of one half of 12th century dog leash swivel with animal heads clasping the socket (see March-April 2000 below; same object?)(NCM TG22SW 157)
Close to NHER 23260.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 June 2005.

1988. Metal-detecting.
Identified north of church plantation at [9]:
Scattered Roman pottery sherds (greyware).
Identified by W. Milligan (NCM), see note in file [10].
P. Watkins (HES), 28 July 2016.

November - December 1999. Metal detecting. [1].
Area of field.
Includes sites: NHER 24653, 24345, 22610, 23261, 16760, 23260, 20482, 22452, 24069, 20680, 24161, 20512, 10741, 31995. 23405, 24344.
14 Roman coins and 1 medieval coin.
Medieval, post medieval and undated metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 January 2000.

January - February 2000. Metal detecting. [2].
1 Roman coin see list in file.
1 Copper alloy horse harness pendant.
See description, blazon and drawing in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 March 2000.

March - April 2000. Metal detecting. [3].
Roman coin.
Identified by D. Gurney (NLA).
See list in file.
Medieval: Half of a swivel from a dog leash or similar (see About 1984, above).
A roughly circular copper alloy ring (ext diam. 20mm) with cast chevron mouldings either side of a flat pierced collar containing the remains of an iron bar.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 May 2000.

August - September 2000. Metal detecting. [4].
1 Roman coin, see list in file.
Medieval copper alloy buckle frame, rectangular (slightly trapezoidal 27x19.5/ 20.5mm) with central bar. Remains of iron plate wrapped around bar.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 October 2000.

September - October 2000. Metal detecting. [5].
Roman 1 coin.
See list in file.
Roman Dolphin brooch, poor condition, pin and catch plate missing, wings have oblique mouldings. Length 38mm.
Identified by S. J. Ashley.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 November 2000.

May - June 2001. Metal detecting.
2 Roman coins.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 July 2001.

October - November 2002. Metal detecting.
Roman harness fitting.
Apparently Late Saxon copper alloy comb (S1).
See lists and drawing in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 December 2002.

See file for letter from [6], with three supporting photocopied sheets from three published sources, to the effect that the Late Saxon copper alloy comb found Oct/Nov 2002 is of eastern Baltic origin and dates to the 10th century.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 January 2003.

February - March 2003. Metal detecting.
11 Roman and 1 medieval coin.
Roman, medieval and undatable metal objects.
Late Saxon sherd.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 April 2003.

September - October 2003. Metal detecting.
1 medieval and 2 post medieval coins.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 November 2003.

September - October 2003. Metal-detecting.
7 Roman coins and 1 harness fitting.
1 medieval coin and 1 horse harness mount (gilt, see S2).
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 20 November 2003.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 13 March 2014.

August - September 2004. Metal-detecting.
4 Roman coins.
1 Roman key handle.
1 medieval coin.
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 October 2004.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 13 March 2014.

September-October 2007. Metal detecting.
13 Roman, 2 medieval and 1 post medieval coin, Iron Age, Romano-British, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 November 2007.

Before 19 November 2012. Metal-detecting. [7].
42 Roman pottery sherds.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 February 2013.

September 2013. Metal-detecting. [8].
Middle/Late Bronze Age copper alloy casting waste.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 11 November 2013.

Before December 2015. Metal-detecting. [8].
1 post-medieval coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 December 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Bronze Age to Late Bronze Age - 1500 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 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

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Unknown date)
  • CASTING WASTE (Middle Bronze Age to Late Bronze Age - 1500 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (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)
  • HAIR PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • NAIL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 100 AD to 299 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 100 AD to 300 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 193 AD to 211 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 312 AD to 314 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 348 AD to 350 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP END (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COMB (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BULL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • LEASH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1310 AD? to 1314 AD?)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1580 AD to 1581 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Monograph: Anderson, B. (ed). 1989. Vikingarna.. p 154.
---Publication: Arne. La Suede et l'Orient. p 115.
---Monograph: Selirand, J. & Tonisson, E.. 1984. Through Past Millenia - archaeological discoveries in Estonia..
---Article in Serial: Geake, H., Gaimster, M. and Bradley, J. 2003. Medieval Britain and Ireland in 2002. Medieval Archaeology. Vol XLVII pp 199-339. p 209.
---Photograph: 2003. KTT 17-20, Middle/Late Saxon nummular brooch..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: White, S.. 2002. Drawing of a Late Saxon copper alloy incomplete comb.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 2003. Drawing of a medieval horse harness mount.. Film. 2:1.

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