Record Details

NHER Number:13559
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period find scatter

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1978 and metal-detecting from 2000-02 has recovered a large collection of metal finds and pottery pieces dating to various periods. Artefacts include Roman greyware pottery sherds and a military buckle as well as a medieval padlock case and part of some post-medieval nutcrackers. Metal-detecting in 2011 recovered Roman coins, pottery and fragment of vessel handle.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 27 01
Map Sheet:TG20SE
Parish:PORINGLAND, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1978.
On ploughed surface. Scatter of pottery over area approximately 100m x 50m.
Two Roman sherds (greyware and colour coated ware).
Rest glazed and unglazed medieval, and medieval/post-medieval Transitional.
Via NCM.

August 2000. Metal-detecting.
Finds located with GPS. See finder's map (S1) and list in file, along with lists of coins and other finds. Site extended to area centred [1].
Four Roman coins.
Iron Age, Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval pottery.
Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval metal finds.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 23 October 2000.

August 2001. Metal-detecting.
2 Roman pottery sherds.
1 post-medieval pottery sherd.
1 undatable lava quern fragment.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 December 2002.

August 2002. Metal-detecting.
1 Roman sherd.
1 Early Saxon brooch (short-long).
1 medieval/post-medieval cauldron foot.
1 post-medieval nutcracker fragment.
1 undatable lump of metal working waste.
Pottery identified by A. Rogerson (NLA) and other objects by S. Ashley (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 April 2003.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 20 February 2014.

Before 29 March 2011. Metal-detecting.
2 Roman coins, 4 pottery sherds and 1 copper alloy vessel handle fragment.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 21 June 2011.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 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

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • QUERN (Unknown date)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (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)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: 2003. LFW 24, Early Saxon brooch..
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..

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