Record Details

NHER Number:29025
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi period metal object scatter

Summary

Metal detecting here during the period of 1992-2002 recovered a collection of multi period metal artefacts. Amongst these were a medieval three-lobed sword/dagger pommel, a post medieval enamelled and decorated knife handle and an Iron Age mini terret. Examples of coinage from a variety of periods were also noted.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 71 42
Map Sheet:TF74SW
Parish:RINGSTEAD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

May 1992. Metal detecting. Ill-defined area of field south of Green bank.
Seevn medieval coins- see list in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
Three-lobed sword/dagger pommel (probably dagger) with ribbing between lobes. Early medieval. Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
Information from member of the public [1].
A. Rogerson (NLA) 23 June 1992

March 1993. Metal detecting.
Six medieval coins.
One post medieval coin.
See list in file.
?17th century enamelled decorated knife handle, see for comparison No. 636 in (S1).
Rectangular coin weight, bronze. Early post medieval, English weight 5.96g.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) and J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 3 May 1993.

April 1994. Metal detecting.
Three medieval coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 8 June 1994.

August 1997. Metal detecting.
One post medieval coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 3 October 1997.

September 1997. Metal detecting.
One Roman and one post medieval coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 1 November 1997.

October/November 2002. Metal detecting.
Iron Age mini terret.
See description by N.H. in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 9 December 2002.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS FITTING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DAGGER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SWORD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Publication: Amsterdam Catalogue.

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