Record Details

NHER Number:37108
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 2002 and 2012 recovered late prehistoric worked flints; medieval pottery; Roman and medieval and post-medieval coins, including a medieval coin hoard; a post-medieval token and Middle/Late Bronze Age, Late Iron Age and Middle Saxon to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Middle/Late Bronze Age spearhead; a Late Iron Age ferrule; part of a Roman bracelet and a Dolphin brooch; a Middle Saxon coin; a possible Late Saxon finger-ring; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval ampulla, lead standing weight and crossbow nut; medieval/post-medieval vessel fragments, a seal matrix and lead weight and a post-medieval thimble and finger-ring.

Images

  • Late Iron Age ferrule from NHER 37108  © Norfolk County Council
  • Late Iron Age from NHER 37108  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval coin hoard from NHER 37108  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval dress hook from NHER 37108  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG01NE
Parish:ELSING, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

March 2002. Metal-detecting. Club rally in part of field.
Medieval, medieval/post-medieval (S1) and post-medieval metal finds.
2 medieval coins.
See list and plan in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 April 2002.

May-June 2005. Metal-detecting.
One Middle Saxon and three medieval coins.
Bronze Age (S2), Roman, medieval and post-medieval objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 20 July 2005.

July-August 2005. Metal-detecting.
One Roman, five medieval and one post-medieval coins.
Medieval and post-medieval sherds.
Roman, medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 20 September 2005.

Before 16 November 2011. Metal-detecting. Site extended.
Prehistoric flint flake; medieval pottery sherd; one Roman and 18 medieval coins; Roman, Late Saxon, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 9 March 2012.

Before 9 March 2012. Metal-detecting.
Prehistoric flint flake; Late Iron Age ferrule (S3); medieval pottery sherds, coins, scattered coin hoard and metal objects; medieval/post-medieval metal vessel fragment and post-medieval finger ring and button.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 12 July 2012.

Before 19 December 2012. Metal-detecting. [1].
Medieval/post-medieval lead standing weight.
1 post-medieval coin and hooked dress fastener.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 February 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Bronze Age to Late Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Iron Age - 100 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 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

  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SPEAR (Middle Bronze Age to Late Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 701 BC)
  • FERRULE (Late Iron Age - 100 BC to 42 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CROSSBOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (12th Century to 13th Century - 1180 AD to 1216 AD)
  • WEIGHT (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1306 AD to 1307 AD)
  • COIN (15th Century to 16th Century - 1497 AD to 1537 AD)
  • BUCKLE (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)
  • COIN (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)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1625 AD to 1649 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 2002. Drawing of a medieval/post-medieval copper alloy cross-bow nut.. Film. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2005. Drawing of a Middle/Late Bronze Age spearhead.. Film. 1:1.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2012. Drawing of a Late Iron Age copper alloy ferrule.. Film. 2:1.

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