Record Details

NHER Number:19639
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period objects, coins and pottery sherds


Fieldwalking and metal detecting in this area during 1982 and 2005 recovered a variety of objects. Finds included Roman tiles, two pierced Roman coins which may have been used as pendants during the Early Saxon period, an Early Saxon finger ring, sherds of Middle Saxon pottery and undated metal working debris.

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Map Sheet:TF71NW

Full description

1982. On hillslope running down to west. On surface of ploughed field. Scattered over area 300m north to south by 150m east to west.
Iron slag, Roman pottery and tiles, and a few sherds of Ipswich ware.
Note finds not seen NAU or NCM, but Ipswich ware said to have been identified by member of the public [1].
Information from member of the public [2].
A. Gregory (NAU), 24 October 1983.

Before 4 February 2005. Metal detecting.
3 Roman coins (including two pierced examples that are perhaps Early Saxon pendants) and 1 silver P-shaped or Crossbow brooch fragment.
1 Early Saxon ?silver finger ring and 1 ?belt mount, both with chip-carved Style I decoration.
Coins identified by A. Marsden (NLA) and other objects by A. Rogerson (NLA).
See lists and report (S1)in file.
The Early Saxon finger ring was declared Treasure on 4 November 2005 and subsequently acquired by Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2006.587).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 April 2005 and 9 November 2005. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 9 May 2020.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • PENDANT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport and British Museum. 2008. Treasure Annual Report 2005/6. pp 60 and 77; Nos 104 and 214; Fig 214.
---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: British Museum. 2005. Report on Treasure Case 2005 T59.

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