Record Details

NHER Number:37278
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting during Discovery Tours holidays recovered Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins. Objects dating from the Roman to post-medieval period were also recorded. These include a complete Roman cosmetic spoon, part of a Middle or Late Saxon disc brooch, a medieval lead spindle whorl, two medieval seal matrices and an undated lead plumb-bob. Metal-detecting in 2011 recovered a medieval coin and a post-medieval buckle.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 11 20
Map Sheet:TG12SW
Parish:LITTLE WITCHINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

22 August 2001. Metal-detecting. Discovery Tours Field 13.
Two Roman coins.
Four medieval coins.
Three post-medieval coins.
Roman, Middle Saxon/Late Saxon, medieval, post-medieval and undated metal finds.
See lists and (S1) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 June 2002.

26 August 2005. Metal-detecting by Discovery Tours. Site extended to whole field.
Amongst other finds to be reported in the future:
Two medieval seal matrices.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 31 October 2005.

Summer 2005. Metal-detecting. Finders' field 15, extended to cover two fields.
Possible Bronze Age blade.
Medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
2 medieval and 1 post-medieval coins.
See lists in file and CD.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 September 2006.

March-April 2011. Metal-detecting.
1 medieval coin and post-medieval buckle.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 11 May 2011.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • 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

  • PLUMB BOB (Unknown date)
  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COSMETIC SPOON (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval to 15th Century - 1066 AD? to 1499 AD?)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (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)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (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: Riddler, I.. 2005. Digital photographs of Discovery Tours finds, Summer 2005. CD.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.

Related records - none

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