Record Details

NHER Number:40644
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Roman settlement and Iron Age to post medieval finds

Summary

Metal detecting at this site recovered Roman, medieval and post medieval coins, Roman, medieval and post medieval metal objects, as well as Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post medieval pottery.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 04 16
Map Sheet:TG01NW
Parish:ELSING, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

October - November 2002. Metal detecting. AHS club day out.
2 medieval and 5 post medieval coins.
Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval and post medieval sherds.
Possible Roman vessel rim, Late Saxon key, medieval (S4) and post medieval metal finds.
See lists and drawing in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 December 2002.

December 2002 - January 2003. Metal detecting.
Further Roman, medieval and post medieval sherds.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 February 2003.

November - December 2003. Metal-detecting.
1 medieval horse harness stud with pendant bell.
1 medieval/post-medieval vessel rim fragment.
1 post-medieval coin, 2 jettons and 1 lead cloth seal.
Coins identified by A. Marsden (NLA) and other objects by S. Ashley (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 January 2004.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 24 March 2014.

July - August 2004. Metal detecting.
Roman fragment of a steelyard weight.
Roman and medieval sherds.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 September 2004.

August - September 2004. Metal detecting. Seven finders on Club Day Out in eastern field.
6 medieval coins.
2 post medieval jettons and 1 token.
Late Saxon (S1 and S2), medieval, post medieval and undatable metal objects.
Roman and Middle Saxon sherds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 October 2004.

August - September 2005. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon and medieval sherds.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 October 2005.

September - October 2005. Metal detecting.
1 Roman, 1 medieval and 2 post medieval coins.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 November 2005.

October - November 2005. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon (S3), medieval, post medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 December 2005.

Before 21 November 2005. Metal detecting.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
E.L. Bales (NLA), 21 September 2006.

October - November 2007. Metal detecting.
Iron Age, Romano-British, medieval and post medieval sherds, Romano-British tile, medieval brick, 2 Roman, 2 medieval and 2 post medieval coins.
Romano-British, medieval and post medieval metal objects. Sherds, mostly Romano-British, concentrated in one area.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 December 2007.

28 February 2008. Metal detecting.
A medieval mount, possibly from furniture, a post-medieval button and half ounce weight.
See lists in file.
E. Darch, (NLA), 13 January 2010

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT? (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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

  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • QUERN (Undated)
  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BRIDLE BIT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BALANCE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CROTAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DAGGER (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • EWER (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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 - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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)
  • CANDLE SNUFFER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • RING (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: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Photograph: 2002. KTN 19-20, Late Saxon bronze key and loop..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: White, S.. 2004. Drawing of a Late Saxon mount.. Film. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: White, S.. 2004. Drawing of a Late Saxon trapezoidal buckle.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2006. Drawing of a Late Saxon trapezoidal buckle plate. Film. 2:1.
<S4>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 2002. Drawing of a medieval suspension mount for a horse harness pendant.. Film. 2:1.

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