Record Details

NHER Number:18459
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age to medieval metal objects


Metal detecting in 1981 recovered an Iceni silver coin, Roman coins, an Early Saxon copper alloy pendant and a medieval strap fitting.

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Map Sheet:TL98SE

Full description

1981.Metal detecting. 'Between Riddlesworth Hall and river'.
Iceni half-denomination pattern-horse silver coin, not seen by A. Gregory (NAU).
'Roman coins'
Early Saxon bronze pendant with suspension loop.
Pendant triangular in shape.
None of material seen.
A. Gregory (NAU), 12 October 1982.

1990 or before.
Report of single Iceni coin found by farmer 'on site of old Riddleworth Hall'. Same as earlier finds?
Same site in any case (immediately south of present hall which is supposed to be on site of older one)
Information from [1] via [2].
E. Rose (NLA), 21 February 1992

Before January 1994. Metal-detecting.
Objects found at [3] by [4] and seen by Thetford Museum staff in late 1993/early 1994.

1 medieval belt chape.
Mentioned in Thetford Museum notes [5] and depicted in a polaroid sent to NLA in May 1999 by NCM. The polaroid is marked "Medieval belt chape front plate with repousse boss, forked spur, plate with wedge shaped terminal. 23 December 1993".

Objects refered to in Thetford Museum notes [5] as "clasp & button". No other details available.

Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 3 August 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Medieval - 800 BC to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PENDANT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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