Record Details

NHER Number:40488
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Sporadic metal-detecting between 2004 and 2019 recovered prehistoric worked flints, including a Neolithic axehead and scraper and a Neolithic/Bronze Age scraper; medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; post-medieval jettons and tokens and Late Bronze Age, Middle to Late Iron Age, Roman, Middle Saxon, and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Late Bronze Age spearhead fragment and socketted axehead fragment; a Middle Iron Age brooch; a Late Iron Age/Roman Colchester brooch; Roman brooches and a hairpin; a Middle Saxon pin; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; medieval rotary keys, harness pendants, a thimble, a wheel pommel from a sword, and an ampulla; medieval/post-medieval purse fragments, a candlestick fragment, knife end cap, scabbard chape, book clasp and copper alloy vessel leg and post-medieval crotal bells, a coin weight, key, powder charge cap, harness mount, tap key and a furniture fitting.

Images

  • Neolithic polished axe head from NHER 40488  © Norfolk County Council
  • Late Bronze Age spearhead from NHER 40488  © Norfolk County Council
  • Late Bronze Age spearhead from NHER 40488  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval harness pendant from NHER 40488  © Norfolk County Council
  • Bronze Age socketed axehead from NHER 40488  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano British brooch from NHER 40488  © Norfolk County Council
  • Iron Age brooch from NHER 40488  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval ampulla from NHER 40488  © Norfolk County Council
  • Post-medieval dress fastener from NHER 40488  © Norfolk County Council
  • Post-medievall tap key from NHER 40488  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval strap end from NHER 40488  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TL 98 96
Map Sheet:TL99NE
Parish:ROCKLANDS, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description


Before 27 February 2004. Metal detecting in northeast part of field.
Medieval sherds and post medieval buckle.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 June 2004.

June 2012-January 2013. Metal-detecting. Site extended to the whole field. [1].
Late Bronze Age spearhead fragment (S1).
1 medieval coin and a strap-end.
Post-medieval buckles and crotal bells.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 4 April 2013.

June-January 2013. Metal-detecting. [2].
Neolithic axehead.
Early Neolithic/Late Bronze Age flint flake.
Post-medieval crotal bell.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 11 November 2013.

May-December 2014. Metal-detecting. [3].
Neolithic flint scraper.
Late Bronze Age socketed axehead fragment (S2).
Middle Iron Age brooch.
5 Roman coins and brooches.
1 medieval coin, buckles, a harness pendant (S3), ampulla and a thimble.
Medieval/post-medieval buttons, a candlestick fragment, book clasp and a copper alloy vessel leg.
1 post-medieval coin, 2 jettons, 1 token, buckles, a blunt-hooked clasp, coin weight, harness mount, tap key and a furniture fitting.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 June 2015.

December 2016-June 2017. Metal-detecting. [4].
2 Roman coins.
10 medieval coins, 1 pottery sherd, buckles, and rotary keys.
Medieval/post-medieval buttons, an end cap from a knife, dress fastener and a purse bar.
10 post-medieval coins, 1 pottery sherd, buckles, and a powder charge cap.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 3 August 2017. Amended E. McDonald (HES), 5 September 2017, 1 January 2018.

June-December 2017. Metal-detecting. [5].
Late Iron Age/Roman Colchester brooch.
4 Roman coins.
4 medieval coins, a buckle and a strap-end.
2 post-medieval coins, buckles and a crotal bell.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 1 February 2018.

December 2017-May 2018. Metal-detecting. [6].
Middle Saxon pin with a polyhedral head.
2 medieval coins.
Medieval/post-medieval incomplete copper alloy scabbard chape.
Post-medieval buckle.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 3 August 2018.

May-November 2018. Metal-detecting. [7].
5 Roman coins and brooch.
6 medieval coins, buckles, a harness pendant, and a wheel pommel from a sword.
Medieval/post-medieval buttons and a purse bar.
2 post-medieval coins, 2 tokens, buckles and a locking key.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 4th February 2019.

May-December 2019. Metal-detecting. [8].
Roman brooch and a hair pin.
Medieval buckle.
Post-medieval buckle.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 1 April 2020.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Iron Age - 400 BC to 101 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Iron Age to Roman - 100 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 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

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FLAKE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SPEAR (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Middle Iron Age - 400 BC to 200 BC)
  • BROOCH (Late Iron Age to Roman - 20 AD to 60 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 AD)
  • HAIR PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 50 AD to 260 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 87 AD to 87 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 119 AD to 121 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 138 AD to 161 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 138 AD to 161 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 327 AD to 328 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 348 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 335 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 337 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 348 AD to 353 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 364 AD to 375 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 364 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 367 AD to 378 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 730 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1100 AD to 1200 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1100 AD to 1225 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1100 AD to 1400 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1150 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1161 AD to 1170 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1180 AD to 1185 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1300 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1216 AD to 1242 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1236 AD to 1242 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1248 AD to 1250 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1248 AD to 1251 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1251 AD to 1272 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1280 AD to 1281 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1280 AD to 1281 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1282 AD to 1289 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1290 AD to 1291 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • SWORD (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1305 AD to 1306 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1305 AD to 1309 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1306 AD to 1307 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1307 AD to 1309 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1307 AD to 1310 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1307 AD to 1314 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1317 AD to 1320 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1317 AD to 1320 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1320 AD to 1333 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1344 AD to 1351 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval to 16th Century - 1350 AD to 1530 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1350 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1350 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1350 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 16th Century - 1350 AD to 1549 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1350 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1351 AD to 1377 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1354 AD to 1355 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1400 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1400 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1400 AD to 1500 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1400 AD to 1500 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1435 AD to 1438 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 16th Century - 1450 AD to 1550 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Medieval to 16th Century - 1450 AD to 1550 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval to 16th Century - 1485 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUTTON (Medieval to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUTTON (Medieval to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUTTON (Medieval to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUTTON (Medieval to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUTTON (Medieval to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUTTON (Medieval to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUTTON (Medieval to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • CANDLESTICK (Medieval to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1550 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1550 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1526 AD to 1529 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1544 AD to 1547 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1650 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1650 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century - 1550 AD to 1584 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1700 AD)
  • POT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1700 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century - 1551 AD to 1553 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1560 AD to 1561 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1561 AD to 1561 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1561 AD to 1582 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1568 AD to 1568 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1570 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1575 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1575 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1575 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1575 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1575 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1575 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1578 AD to 1580 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1720 AD)
  • CROTAL (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)
  • CROTAL (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)
  • CROTAL (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)
  • CROTAL (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • POWDER MEASURE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • TAP (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)
  • JETTON (17th Century - 1608 AD to 1612 AD)
  • JETTON (17th Century - 1608 AD to 1612 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1614 AD to 1625 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1625 AD to 1634 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1636 AD to 1644 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1637 AD to 1642 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1643 AD to 1644 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1645 AD to 1646 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1650 AD to 1667 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1660 AD to 1720 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1660 AD to 1720 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1660 AD to 1720 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1660 AD to 1720 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (17th Century to 18th Century - 1660 AD to 1800 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1670 AD to 1670 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1670 AD to 1670 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (17th Century to 18th Century - 1675 AD to 1715 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1690 AD to 1720 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1690 AD to 1720 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2013. Drawing of a incomplete Late Bronze Age copper alloy spearhead.. Film. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: 2014. Drawing of fragment of the mouth of a Late Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead. Film. 1:1.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J. 2015. Drawing of a medieval harness pendant. Find Illustration. Film. 2:1.

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