Record Details

NHER Number:40419
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman, medieval and post-medieval finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 2004 and 2016 recovered Roman and medieval pottery sherds; a Roman coin and Roman and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Roman copper alloy vessel handle and rim attachment; a medieval finger ring and a medieval/post-medieval lead weight.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 20 25
Map Sheet:TG22NW
Parish:AYLSHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Before 21 January 2004. Metal-detecting.
Roman cast in one copper alloy upper part of handle and rim attachment with hinge for missing lid of vessel, flagon or jug. Two pierced hinge lugs project upwards between the stubs of the rim attachment which would have been soldered onto the top of the vessel. The handle begins with a D section and as it turns downwards the section becomes ovoid (8 x 7mm). A thumb rest projects upwards at the turn. All three breaks are ancient.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 28 April 2004.

July-August 2004. Metal-detecting.
1 Roman coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 September 2004.

October-November 2008. Metal-detecting.
1 medieval pottery sherd.
Post-medieval belt mount.
S. Ashley (HES), 26 November 2008.

October-November 2009. Metal-detecting.
Medieval finger-ring.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 December 2009.

July-August 2010. Metal-detecting.
26 Roman pottery sherds.
2 medieval pottery sherds.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 3 September 2010.

October-November 2016. Metal-detecting. [1].
1 medieval pottery sherd.
Medieval/post-medieval lead weight.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 9 January 2017.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (12th Century to 15th Century - 1200 AD to 1450 AD)
  • WEIGHT (12th Century to 16th Century - 1200 AD to 1600 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 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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