Record Details

NHER Number:42601
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

In 2005 metal detectorists found Bronze Age, Roman, Saxon, medieval and post medieval finds. They include a fragment of a Late Bronze Age socketed axehead, Roman coins, a Roman hair pin, a Roman brooch, part of an Early Saxon brooch, a medieval ampulla and a 17th century horse harness mount.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 89 15
Map Sheet:TF81NE
Parish:BEESTON WITH BITTERING, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

August-September 2005. metal-detecting.
1 Late Bronze Age socketed axe fragment (S1).
9 Roman coins, 1 hair pin, 1 vessel fragment, 1 unidentified object fragment and 1 brooch (dolphin-type).
1 ?Roman furniture fitting.
1 Early Saxon cruciform brooch fragment.
1 medieval coin, 1 horse harness stud and 1 lead ampulla.
1 medievla/post-medieval vessel rim fragmant.
2 post-medieval coins, 1 horse harness mount, 1 lead cloth seal, 1 finger ring and 1 lead weight.
1 undated metalworking scrap fragment.
Coins identified by A. Marsden (NLA) and other objects by S. Ashley (NLA). See list and (S1) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 September 2005.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 1 May 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Early Saxon - 43 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HAIR PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 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)
  • FINGER RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2005. Drawing of a fragment of a Late Bronze Age socketed axehead.. Film. 1:1.

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