Record Details

NHER Number:28478
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi period metal object scatter

Summary

Extensive metal detecting at this location from 1991 to 2002 retrieved numerous multi period metal artefacts, including a Late Saxon lead spindle whorl, medieval bronze key, Roman finger ring and Trumpet headed brooch as well as coins from the Iron Age to post medieval period.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF74SW
Parish:RINGSTEAD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April 1991. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon lead spindle whorl, biconical, with cast chevron decoration.
Medieval bronze key, hollow stem and quatrefoil terminal.
Silver coin, Petit Denier of Brabant 1235-1275 (see file).
Coin Identified by M. Blackburn, others by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 3 June 1991.

February-May 1992. Metal detecting.
Roman-Medieval metalwork.
Iron Age coin.
Roman finger ring.
Late Saxon/early medieval cast lead spindle whorl with dot & zig-zag decoration.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 3 June 1992.

October 1992.
Medieval cast bronze cauldron leg.
Two Roman coins, see list in file.
Roman trumpet headed brooch; decorative roundel with red enamel; part of bow and foot missing.
Four medieval coins, see list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 30 November 1992.

November 1992. Metal detecting.
Seven medieval coins.
Two post medieval coins.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 24 December 1992.

May 1994. Metal detecting.
Two medieval coins. See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 24 June 1994.

April 1995. Metal detecting.
One medieval coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 2 June 1995.

May 1997. Metal detecting.
One medieval and one post medieval coin.
See list in file.
?Medieval bronze belt/strap mount. Square (23-24mm) openwork with circle at centre joined to the frame by four arms. Pierced at each corner by dome-headed rivet (three in situ).
Polaroid taken by NCM.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 24 June 1997.

October/November 2002. Metal detecting.
Post medieval token.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 9 December 2002.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to 19th Century - 800 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 1992. LBF 5-8, Iron Age coin..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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