Record Details

NHER Number:31617
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi period metal object scatter

Summary

Metal detecting here in 1995 recovered a wealth of metal objects dating to a variety of archaeological periods. Finds included a Saxon buckle frame with ring-and-dot decoration, a medieval casket key, a post medieval thimble and a Roman coin of Hadrian.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 70 40
Map Sheet:TF74SW
Parish:RINGSTEAD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pre November 1995. Metal detecting.
Field crossed by course of Peddars Way. Finds by [1], information from [2].
Roman and medieval coins.
Post medieval token.
Middle Saxon mount.
Late Saxon buckle.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 28 November 1995.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman to 19th Century - 43 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 1995. LCH 26, Late Saxon buckle fragment..
---Photograph: 1995. LCH 27, Middle Saxon decorative strip..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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