Record Details

NHER Number:40672
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 2003 and 2016 recovered a prehistoric flint blade and core; a Neolithic/Bronze Age flint scraper; Roman pottery sherds; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; a medieval jetton; a post-medieval token and undated and Roman to post-medieval periods metal objects. These metal finds include an undated copper alloy ring; Roman brooches, a cosmetic mortar, part of a bracelet, copper alloy nail and a fragment of pin shaft; an Early Saxon brooch; a Middle Saxon strap end; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; medieval lead weights, a casket key, lead pot mend and furniture fitting or sword belt fitting; a medieval/post-medieval lead weight and post-medieval hooked spur leather attachment and sword belt hangar.

Images

  • Roman cosmetic mortar from NHER 40672  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TG 09 20
Map Sheet:TG02SE
Parish:GREAT WITCHINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

September 2003. Metal detecting. Field 11.
2 prehistoric worked flints.
46 Roman, 12 medieval and 3 post medieval coins.
Medieval and post medieval jettons.
Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists and (S1) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 July 2004.

2004 finds recorded in error, now recorded under NHER 50483.

Summer 2005. Metal detecting, finders' field 43.
The only find was a 15th or 16th century copper alloy vessel leg.
See description in file and CD.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 September 2006.

15 August 2009. Metal-detecting. Discovery Tours, Field 9.
Six Roman and one post-medieval coin, plus a post-medieval token.
Roman pin shaft fragment and brooch of Colchester derivative.
Early Saxon brooch of Holywell type.
Medieval casket key.
Post-medieval buckle and belt slide.
Coins identified by A. Marsden (HES), metal objects by I. Riddler.
See lists in file.
A. Beckham (HES), 12 January 2012.

18 August 2012. Metal-detecting.
Roman cosmetic pestle.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 2 November 2012.

August 2013. Metal-detecting. Discovery Tours, Field 10. [1].
DT2013 - PAS details to follow.
For additional finds not recorded by HES see (S2) in file.
A. Beckham (HES), 23 September 2013.

August-September 2013. Metal-detecting. [2].
1 Neolithic/Bronze Age flint end scraper.
2 Roman coins, 4 pottery sherds and brooch.
1 medieval jetton, bar with integral loop (strap fitting) and 2 lead weights.
Medieval/post-medieval lead weight.
Post-medieval buttons.
Information from PAS import.
P. Watkins (HES), 2 October 2013.

24 February 2016. Metal-detecting. Discovery Tours, Field 21.
Finds recorded by HES on the PAS database [3]:
Undated copper alloy ring.
Roman brooch and copper alloy nail.
Medieval buckles, a lead pot mend, strap-end and furniture fitting (a hasp) or the female part of a toggle clasp sword belt fitting.
Medieval/post-medieval buttons.
Post-medieval buckles, a hooked spur leather attachment and a sword belt hangar.
Information from PAS import.
Finds identified by I. Riddler:
Details to follow.
A. Beckham (HES), 14 April 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 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

  • RING (Unknown date)
  • BLADE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • CORE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • END SCRAPER (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Late Iron Age to Roman - 15 AD to 60 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 70 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COSMETIC PESTLE (Roman - 43 AD to 200 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HAIR PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • LOCK (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 161 AD to 180 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 268 AD to 270 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 364 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD? to 280 AD?)
  • COIN (Roman - 334 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 341 AD to 348 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 364 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 367 AD to 375 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • STRAP END (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (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)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval to 12th Century - 1100 AD to 1200 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval to 15th Century - 1100 AD to 1500 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to 14th Century - 1100 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • WEIGHT (12th Century to 16th Century - 1200 AD to 1600 AD)
  • STRAP END (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • JETTON (14th Century - 1302 AD to 1350 AD)
  • BUCKLE (14th Century to 16th Century - 1350 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (14th Century to 15th Century - 1400 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUTTON (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUTTON (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 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)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SKIMMER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (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)
  • SWORD BELT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUTTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • SPUR (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century - 1620 AD to 1680 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1625 AD to 1643 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1650 AD to 1720 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1668 AD to 1668 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1674 AD to 1674 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1690 AD to 1720 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1696 AD to 1696 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: Riddler, I.. 2005. Digital photographs of Discovery Tours finds, Summer 2005. CD.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..
<S2>Unpublished Document: Discovery Tours. 2013. Discovery Tours Low Grade Material Record Sheet. Field 10.

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