Record Details

NHER Number:40989
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman pottery, Saxon, medieval and post-medieval metal finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 2004 and 2012 recovered prehistoric worked flint, Roman pottery sherds, and Roman, Late Saxon and post-medieval coins as well as a variety of other Roman, Early Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a fragment of an Arabic coin, a Romano-British key handle, an Early Saxon brooch, Late Saxon and post-medieval buckles, a fragment of a medieval sword scabbard chape, and a late 17th to 18th century toy cannon.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG32SE
Parish:CATFIELD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

September 2004. Metal-detecting.
Eleven sherds of Roman greyware, very abraded, including large jar rim and ?jar rim (weight 103g).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 November 2004.

August 2006. Metal-detecting.
Fragment of Early Saxon great square-headed brooch (S1).
Late Saxon (S2) and medieval buckle frames.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 September 2006.

August-September 2006. Metal-detecting.
Two Roman coins and Late Saxon socketed hook possibly a strap fitting (S3).
See lists and (S1) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 22 October 2006.

June-July 2010. Metal-detecting.
Two post-medieval coins, medieval (S4) and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 25 August 2010.

July-August 2010.
Prehistoric worked flints, one Roman and one post-medieval coin, Romano-British and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 August 2010.

September-October 2011. Metal-detecting.
Fragment of Arabic coin and one post-medieval coin. (Details to follow)
A. Rogerson (HES), 2 November 2011.

Before 3 October 2011. Metal-detecting.
One Late Saxon coin (details to follow, A. Beckham (HES), 4 January 2012) and one post-medieval coin.
See lists in file.
A. Marsden (HES), 3 November 2011.

August-September 2012. Metal-detecting.
Post-medieval toy cannon.
See description in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 12 september 2012.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2350 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 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

  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2350 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 180 AD to 192 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CUFF LINK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1594 AD to 1596 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1605 AD to 1606 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1696 AD to 1698 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1697 AD to 1697 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2006. Drawing of an Early Saxon square headed brooch.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2006. Drawing of a Late Saxon buckle frame.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2006. Drawing of a possible Late Saxon strap fitting.. Film. 2:1.
<S4>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2010. Drawing of a medieval sword scabbard chape fragment. Film.

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