Record Details

NHER Number:13638
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds


Metal detecting between 1978 and 1982 recovered Roman coins and brooches, medieval and post medieval pottery fragments, a medieval inscribed copper alloy seal and a jetton.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 95 87
Map Sheet:TL98NE

Full description

April 1978. Metal detecting. Medieval bronze seal found on surface of ploughed field. Seal depicts lamb with flag with inscription 'Ecce Agnus Dei'.

In this area, known locally as the Dolphin after an inn said to have stood here. Considerable quantities of medieval glazed and unglazed, post medieval sherds. 16th/early 17th century German bronze jetton.
See (S1). Location and identifier of material unknown.
E. Rose (NAU), 7 June 1982.

25 June 1982.
Informant say finds identified by by A. Rogerson (NAU), given to NCM in 1978; no card received.

April-May 1980. Metal detecting in ploughsoil.
Field south of railway line, between two level crossings.
Three sherds Grimston green glazed, medieval(?), bronze belt hook. Three Roman bronze bow-brooches, including one Colchester derivative. Barbarous radiate coin, and irregular Fel Temp issue.
One brooch and belt-hook to NCM. Other finds with finder.
Seen A. Gregory (NAU), 27 May 1980.

Falls within site NHER 34987.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman to 19th Century - 43 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (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.
<S1>Article in Monograph: Cushion, B., Fenner, G. and Davison, A. 1982. Some Deserted Village Sites in Norfolk: III. Roudham. Trowse, Horning, Deserted Medieval Villages,Kings Lynn. East Anglian Archaeology No 14. pp 48-59. p 51.

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