Record Details

NHER Number:37280
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period objects

Summary

Metal detecting during a Discovery Tours holiday recovered a wide number of coins and objects dating from the Iron Age to the post medieval period. These include an excellent example of an Iron Age toggle, two Late Saxon disc brooches, a Late Saxon stirrup mount, a medieval openwork bell, a medieval openwork mount, a medieval to post medieval lead stylus or pencil and a post medieval gilded clothing fastener.

Images

  • An Iron Age toggle  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TG 11 19
Map Sheet:TG11NW
Parish:LITTLE WITCHINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

14 August 2001. Metal detecting. Discovery Tours Field 8.
Five medieval coins.
Four post medieval coins.
Iron Age, Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal finds.
See lists and (S1) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 June 2002.

July 2003. Metal detecting.
Medieval coin.
Medieval or post medieval lead pencil.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 September 2003.

Summer 2005. Field 58.
Two medieval and four post medieval coins.
Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 September 2006.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 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

  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • TOGGLE (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STIRRUP STRAP MOUNT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (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)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PENCIL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STUD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 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)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FORK (UTENSIL) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PENCIL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (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: Riddler, I.. 2005. Digital photographs of Discovery Tours finds, Summer 2005. CD.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.

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