Record Details

NHER Number:30558
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Undated, Roman and Late Saxon to post-medieval finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1994 and 2010 recovered Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins as well as undated, Roman and Late Saxon to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include an undated copper alloy ring; a Roman brooch; Late Saxon to post-medieval spindle whorl; medieval strap-ends, lead pot mends, a buckle, rotary key, cauldron fragment, harness pendant, ampulla and thimble; medieval/post-medieval spindle whorls or weights, copper alloy vessel fragments, a lead weight, possible weight or plum-bob, buckle, thimble and hooked tag and a post-medieval furniture mount, drawer handle, buckle and crotal bell.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 70 41
Map Sheet:TF74SW
Parish:RINGSTEAD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

February 1994. General finds in part of field.
Cast leg, fragment of, from medieval cauldron.
Three medieval coins.
Late medieval six-lobed harness pendant with central rosette in a roundel, surrounded by six fleurs-de-lis in low relief on a red enamel ground and the lobes are also lis-shaped. Out of one projects the suspension loop. The one opposite is broken.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) and J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 31 March 1994.

March 1994. General finds.[1]
Three medieval coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 28 April 1994.

Before 19 October 2007 & 9 November 2007. Metal detecting, site extended to whole field, previous area saved [2].
1 Roman, 1 medieval and 1 post medieval coin, Romano-British brooch, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 December 2007.

November-December 2010. Metal-detecting.
Medieval ampulla.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 7 January 2011.

October-November 2016. Metal-detecting. [3].
Late Saxon to post-medieval spindle whorl.
Medieval strap-ends and lead pot mend.
Medieval/post-medieval lead weight and hooked tag.
1 post-medieval coin, 1 token and a furniture mount.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 15 December 2016.

November-December 2016. Metal-detecting. Site extended to the whole field. [4].
KLMD122016 - PAS details to follow.
A. Beckham (HES), 13 December 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon to 19th Century - 851 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • RING (Unknown date)
  • RIVET (Unknown date)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 730 AD to 850 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Late Saxon to 16th Century - 1000 AD to 1600 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval to 15th Century - 1100 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 13th Century - 1200 AD to 1300 AD)
  • WEIGHT (12th Century to 17th Century - 1200 AD to 1700 AD)
  • STRAP END (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (15th Century to 16th Century - 1450 AD to 1550 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1606 AD to 1616 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (17th Century to 18th Century - 1660 AD to 1730 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1667 AD to 1667 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1669 AD to 1669 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Ashley, S. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 101.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records - none

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