Record Details

NHER Number:21603
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval coins and strap end

Summary

A copper alloy medieval or post medieval strap end and a group of eight burnt medieval groats were found by metal detecting at this spot. These finds are part of a larger Roman to Late Saxon settlement and Early Saxon cemetery complex.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 71 23
Map Sheet:TF72SW
Parish:CONGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

May 1985.
Copper alloy object, triangular head with faint incised pattern and two long side prongs, containing remains of iron rivet, 5cm long, 2 cm wide ('strap end').
Slightly to southwest: Groat, very damaged, undated, very blackened and retrieved from apparent twisted mass of fused groats, perhaps eight or so, seemingly burnt.
E. M. James (KLM), 28 June 1985.

This site falls within metal detecting scatter NHER 25765.
E. Rose (NAU), 31 May 1990.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

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

Related records

25765Part of: Late Iron Age activity, Early Saxon cemetery and Roman to early medieval settlement, plus multi-period finds (Monument)
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