Record Details

NHER Number:35292
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal detecting between 2000 and 2002 recovered a range of objects, including Roman, Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery fragments, Roman coins and a brooch, a Saxon strap end and medieval and post medieval coins.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 07 17
Map Sheet:TG01NE
Parish:LYNG, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

February-March 2000. Metal detecting. Field 17.
One Roman coin was recovered.
See list in file.
K. Hinds (NLA), 12 April 2000.

March-April 2000. Metal detecting.
Eighteen fragments of pottery (Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval and post medieval), one Roman coin, one medieval coin, a Roman headstud brooch, two Roman copper alloy studs, a medieval annular brooch, an undatable whetstone, and four fragments of iron slag were recovered.
See list and further description in file.
K. Hinds (NLA), 9 June 2000.

March-April 2000. Metal Detecting.
Ten Roman coins, a fish shaped Roman brooch, and a small post medieval key were recovered.
See lists in file.
K. Hinds (NLA), 12 July 2000.

April-May 2000. Metal Detecting.
A variety of Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval and post medieval items were recovered. The Roman material consists of three coins, nine sherds of greyware, a knob, a steelyard weight, a pin head. The Middle Saxon and Late Saxon material consists of one sherd of pimply Ipswich ware, a hooked tag, and a strap end. The medieval to post medieval items consist of six metal objects and a coin.
See lists in file.
K. Hinds (NLA), 12 July 2000.

August-September 2000. Metal detecting.
Three Roman coins and a copper alloy post medieval sexfoliate back plate for a drawer handle were recovered. The door handle can be compared with (S1), numbers 487-8.
K. Hinds (NLA), 12 October 2000.

December 2000. Metal detecting.
Five Roman and two post medieval coins, a medieval/ early post medieval jetton, and an Iron Age or Roman terret (S2) were recovered.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 February 2001.

May 2001. Metal detecting.
Roman greyware sherds, eleven coins and a Roman mount (S3), possibly from a casket were recovered along with a Middle to Late Saxon strap end fragment and undatable metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 June 2001.

October 2001. Metal detecting.
Two Roman coins and an undatable fragment of lead scrap were recovered.
See list in file.
S. Ashley (NLA), 6 December 2001.

June 2002. Metal detecting.
One Roman coin was recovered.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 28 August 2002.

July 2002. Metal detecting.
A late medieval or early post medieval belt mount or escutcheon plate and a post medieval escutcheon plate were recovered.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 September 2002.

November 2002. Metal detecting.
Four Roman coins, a Roman stud, a Late Saxon disc brooch, and a fragment of a post medieval rimbler bell were recovered.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 January 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • RING (Unknown date)
  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • WHETSTONE (Undated)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BOW BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STUD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • ANNULAR BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CANDLE HOLDER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CANDLE HOLDER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Monograph: Margeson, S.. 1993. Norwich Households: Medieval and post-medieval finds from Norwich Survey Excavations 1971-1978.. East Anglian Archaeology. No 58.
<S2>Illustration: Holness, A.. 2000. Drawing of an Iron Age/Roman copper alloy terret ring.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Holness, A.. 2001. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy mount.. Film. 1:1.

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