Record Details

NHER Number:37718
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 2002 and 2015 recovered prehistoric worked flints including a scraper, blade, flakes and a Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age knife; Late prehistoric, Roman, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; a medieval/post-medieval jetton and Roman or Middle Saxon and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Roman or Middle Saxon pin; a medieval buckle, strainer and an unusual lead mount; medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragments and a post-medieval crotal bell, coin weight and weight.

Images

  • Medieval mount from NHER 37718  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TG 39 29
Map Sheet:TG32NE
Parish:HAPPISBURGH, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

October 2002. Metal detecting.
Flint flake.
Medieval and post medieval sherd.
Roman or Middle Saxon pin.
Undatable lead weight.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 December 2002.

August 2003. Metal detecting.
Two medieval and one post medieval metal object.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 September 2003.

November 2003. Metal detecting, site extended.
Prehistoric flint scrapers and flake.
Medieval sherd.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 January 2004.

November - December 2006. Metal detecting, site extended.
Two medieval or post medieval copper alloy vessel fragments and a crotal bell.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 January 2007.

March - April 2007. Metal detecting.
Three prehistoric flints, one possible Romano-British and one medieval sherd.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 May 2007.

December 2007-January 2008. Metal detecting.
Prehistoric worked flints, medieval sherd and unidentified post medieval metal object.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 February 2008.

2 October 2012. Metal-detecting. Site extended by about 35m to the north-west and 150m to the south-west. [1].
Unusual medieval lead mount.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 2 November 2012.

December 2012-January 2013. Metal-detecting. [2].
1 medieval/post-medieval jetton.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 February 2013.

April 2014. Metal-detecting. Site extended 38m to the south-west. [3].
ENMD042014 - PAS details to follow.
A. Beckham (HES), 24 April 2014.

January-February 2015. Metal-detecting. [4].
Post-medieval coin weight.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 2 March 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • 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

  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • KNIFE (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAINER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MOUNT (Medieval to 15th Century - 1100 AD to 1500 AD)
  • JETTON (15th Century to 16th Century - 1480 AD to 1584 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (17th Century - 1690 AD to 1690 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records - none

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