Record Details

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

Summary

Metal-detecting between 2003 and 2013 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 metal objects dating from the Roman to post-medieval periods. These metal finds include Roman brooches, a cosmetic mortar, part of a bracelet and a fragment of pin shaft; an Early Saxon cruciform brooch of Holywell Row type; a Middle Saxon strap end; a medieval casket key, strap fitting and lead weights; a medieval/post-medieval lead weight and post-medieval buttons, buckle and belt slide.

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.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 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 - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BLADE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • CORE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • END SCRAPER (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • 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)
  • 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 Post Medieval - 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)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1100 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1200 AD to 1600 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1302 AD to 1350 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)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1625 AD to 1643 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1668 AD to 1668 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1674 AD to 1674 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 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.

Related records - none

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