Record Details

NHER Number:8330
Type of record:Monument
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1986 recovered prehistoric worked flints, Roman, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds, a post-medieval tile fragment and a Roman coin, while a Roman quern stone fragment and post-medieval jettons were recovered as stray finds during farming work. Metal-detecting between 2007 and 2014 recovered further prehistoric flint flakes and Roman, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds and coins as well as a post-medieval jetton and token and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval crotal bell; a medieval/post-medieval chafing dish or furniture fitting and a post-medieval furniture fitting, finger ring, harness fitting and crotal bell.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 38 20
Map Sheet:TG32SE
Parish:CATFIELD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

The cropmarks previously recorded under this number are now NHER 49319 (ring ditch) and 49324-5 (enclosures).

1974.
Cropmarks of two rectangular enclosures and a circle. Noted on aerial photographs in [1]s possession.

1974. Also on NAU aerial photographs.
D. A. Edwards (NAU).

29 April 1986.
(S1) examined by D. A. Edwards (NAU) and cropmarks of this complex (previously mapped from extreme oblique photography) revised on NHER map overlay.
D. A. Edwards (NAU), 29 April 1986.

This county number now also includes ring ditch formerly numbered NHER 11670 at 3853 2079. Grid reference corrected from RAF aerial photographs see below.
D. A. Edwards (NAU) ,29 April 1986.

April 1986.
Area of cropmarks - county number extended to include fieldwalking finds (now includes also former site NHER 11670). See (S2).

Southern area, centred on 3845 2075 - limits not strictly defined - is context 1 .
Producing late medieval to early post medieval and other medieval sherds; lead glazed earthenware sherds; post medieval glazed tile, copper alloy 16th century buckle.

Northern area, centred on 3845 2100 context 2
Produced worked flint, medieval unglazed sherds, Roman greywares, post medieval sherds including lead glazed earthenware and mostly 18th century stonewares

also at 3854 2094
coin of Constantine II, GLORIA EXERCITVS, two standards, PLG Lyons, AD 330-5.
I.D. A. K. Gregory (NAU) and W. F. Milligan (NCM) 21 April 1986.

April 1987. Found in farming.
Roman puddingstone quern fragment and German post medieval jetton.
W. Milligan (NCM) 8 April 1987.

September - October 2007. Metal detecting.
Medieval coin and post medieval objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 November 2007.

October - November 2007. Metal detecting.
Post medieval coin, sherd and metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 December 2007.

January - February 2008. Metal detecting.
3 prehistoric flint flakes, 1 Roman coin and 2 Romano-British sherds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 April 2008.

October- November 2009. Metal detecting.
1 post medieval jetton,
See list in file,
A. Marsden, (NLA), 18 December 2009

December 2011-January 2012. Metal-detecting.
One Roman coin.
A. Rogerson (HES), 1 February 2012.

1 December 2011. Metal-detecting.
1 Roman coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 8 May 2012.

June-July 2012. Metal-detecting.
Medieval pottery and post medieval furniture fitting, crotal bell and finger ring.
See details in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 24 July 2012.

Before 1 August 2012. Metal-detecting.
Medieval to post medieval chafing dish or furniture fitting and medieval crotal bell and buckle.
See details in file.
E. Darch (HES), August 2012.

March-April 2014. Metal-detecting. [1].
1 Roman coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 May 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • QUERN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 98 AD to 117 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 138 AD to 260 AD)
  • CHAFING DISH (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 32 SE 9; TG 32 SE 11.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Aerial Photograph: TG3820A-J, RAF 74-37-26-IR-30-6 74-37-21-IR-30-6.
<S2>Drawing: Unknown. Sketch plan of finds site. Film.

Related records - none

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