Record Details

NHER Number:35764
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 2000 and 2011 recovered Early Mesolithic, Mesolithic and undatable Late Prehistoric worked flints; Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval and medieval/post-medieval pottery sherds; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins and Roman to post-medieval metal objects. The metal objects include a Roman brooch and cosmetic mortar; a ?Roman unidentified copper alloy object; a medieval brooch, silver strap end, book clasp, key and horse-harness pendant; a medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragment and post-medieval buckles.

Images - none

Location

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

Full description

September-October 2000. Metal-detecting.
1 medieval and 1 post-medieval coins.
Medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 November 2000.

August-September 2001. Metal-detecting.
32 flint flakes and blades.
Roman coins, cosmetic mortar, brooch and unidentified object.
Medieval cauldron fragment.
Post-medieval buckle.
See lists in file. Cosmetic mortar listed and described in (S1).
S. Ashley (NLA), 25 September 2001.

August 2007. Metal-detecting. Discovery Tour.
Medieval silver strap end.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 31 August 2007.

Summer 2007. Discovery Tour, Field 13. Site extended to whole field.
Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins, 1 post-medieval token and 2 post-medieval jettons; Early Saxon bead; Roman bow brooch; medieval ring, strap loop, strap end, mount, harness pendant and seal matrix; post-medieval spur, cylinder, thimble, lead weight and 2 buckles.
Identified by I. Riddler. See (S2) for further details.
H. White (NLA), 26 February 2010.

September-October 2008. Metal-detecting.
Medieval harness pendant and post-medieval buckle.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 November 2008.

Before May 2011. Metal-detecting.
1 Early Mesolithic flint blade core.
2 Mesolithic flint blades.
1 undatable Late Prehistoric flint piercer and 2 flakes.
4 Roman coins and 5 pottery sherds (greyware).
2 Middle Saxon pottery sherds (1 pimply Ipwich Ware and 1 sandy Ipswich Ware).
1 medieval coin and 2 pottery sherds (1 unglazed and 1 glazed).
1 medieval/post-medieval pottery sherd (LMT).
1 post-medieval coin.
Flints identified by P. Robins (NCM), coins by A. Marsden (HES) and pottery by A. Rogerson (HES). See list and descriptions in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 14 July 2011.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 7001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 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 (Unknown date)
  • BLADE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • CORE (Early Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 7001 BC)
  • BORER (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COSMETIC MORTAR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BEAD (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. 2001. Finds Photograph. Polaroid.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Monograph: Jackson, Ralph. 2010. Cosmetic Sets of Late Iron Age and Roman Britain. British Museum Research Publication. 181. No 1.
<S2>*Digital Archive: Discovery Tours. 2007. Discovery Tours 2007 CD. CD.

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