Record Details

NHER Number:25729
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting and fieldwalking between 1990 and 2014 recovered undated, Roman, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; an undated quern stone fragment; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins, including a Late Iron Age/Roman issued coin of Caligula or Claudius; medieval and post-medieval jettons and Late Iron Age to Early Saxon and Late Saxon to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include Late Iron Age/Roman Colchester type brooches; Roman brooches including a Polden Hill brooch, a prick spur, furniture fitting, coin blank and a ring; Early Saxon tweezers and bucket mount; a Late Saxon weight or pin head and a disc brooch; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval stud in the form of a crowned head, an ampulla, balance and two bronze cauldron feet; a medieval/post-medieval fragment of chafing dish handle, scabbard chape and weight and a post-medieval book clasp and harness fittings.

Images

  • Middle Saxon key from NHER 25729  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval strap fitting from NHER 25729  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British brooch from NHER 25729  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon bucket from NHER 25729  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval ampulla from NHER 25729  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval buckle from NHER 25729  © Norfolk County Council
  • Late Saxon disc brooch from NHER 25729  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon tweezers from NHER 25729  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British unidentified object from NHER 25729  © Norfolk County Council
  • Post-medieval buckle from NHER 25729  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval seal matrix from NHER 25729  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TG 05 12
Map Sheet:TG01SE
Parish:MATTISHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

January-February 1990. Fieldwalking and metal-detecting. [1].
General area of finds, with no known concentrations.
Eighteen Roman greyware sherds.
Eighteen medieval unglazed.
Two glazed Grimston.
Three undated reduced sherds.
One Bellarmine mask fragment.
One lava quern fragment (not retained).
Three Roman coins. See list in file.
Identified by D. Gurney (NLA).
Irish penny Edward I - III obverse: EDW'R'ANGL'DNS' HYB reverse: CIVITAS WATERFOR'.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM). See [3].
A. Rogerson (NAU), 9 March 1990.

March-April 1990. Metal-detecting. [1].
Polden Hill brooch, spring and pin missing, moulded wings and grooved bow, AD 50 to 70.
Identified by D. Gurney (NLA).
Thick bronze sheet fragment, circular with projection on one side, not a coin, Roman.
Flattened bronze double-headed rivet, Roman.
Six Roman coins (see list in file).
Fragment of 14th century bronze ring brooch or buckle with groove for tongue rest.
A. Rogerson (NLA), May 1990.

1990-1991. Metal-detecting and fieldwalking.
Roman pottery: one shelly, one probable Oxfordshire, forty eight grey ware.
Thirteen medieval unglazed.
Eight glazed Grimston.
One late medieval transitional.
One probably Dutch medieval micaceous.
Two medieval bronze cauldron feet, and two sherds of same.
Two Roman coins (see list).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 March 1991.

June-July 1993. Metal-detecting finds. [2].
Medieval 13th century bronze buckle plate with five pierced holes, gilded. Rocker arm ornament border.
Medieval bronze arm of pair of scales with hook (or broken loop) tapering to an end. Round section.
Medieval bronze stud in form of crowned head, loop on each side indicating hair, two spikes on reverse.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
Two Roman coins. See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 20 August 1993.

1996. Metal-detecting finds.
Roman foot of brooch.
Late Saxon weight or pin head.
Medieval ?handle; sword-belt attachment plate.
?Medieval ?casket mount.
Early post-medieval harness studs.
See list in file.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
H. Geake (NCM), 4 November 1996.

Before 21 May 2007. Metal-detecting.
1 silver medieval annular brooch (disclaimed treasure 2007 T276).
E. Bales (NLA), 27 September 2007.

October-November 2009. Metal-detecting.
Late Bronze Age (S1), Romano-British, Middle Saxon (S2), medieval (S3), post-medieval and undatable metal objects, 5 medieval and 3 post-medieval coins, 1 post-medieval token.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 November 2009.

January-February 2011. Metal-detecting.
7 Roman coins, 2 Romano-British brooches and medieval belt mount.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 23 March 2011.

March-April 2011. Metal-detecting.
Medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 25 May 2011.

December 2011-January 2012. Metal-detecting. [4].
28 Roman coins, a medieval jetton & Byzantine coin, Late Iron Age/Roman brooches, Roman and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 8 February 2012.

September-October 2012. Metal-detecting. [5].
One Roman coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 4 December 2012.

October-November 2012. Metal-detecting. Site extended to the north-eastern boundary. [6].
Two medieval coins and one jetton.
Post-medieval copper alloy front-plate from book clasp.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 February 2013.

January-February 2014. Metal-detecting. [7].
15 Roman coins and an unidentified copper alloy object.
Early Saxon tweezers.
Late Saxon disc brooch.
5 medieval coins, 2 jettons, buckles, a bar mount, strap-end and hook or mount.
Medieval/post-medieval weight and buckles.
2 post-medieval coins and a buckle.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 April 2014.

March-April 2014. Metal-detecting. [8].
Early Saxon bucket mount.
1 medieval coin, an ampulla and buckle.
Medieval/post-medieval scabbard chape.
1 post-medieval coin and a buckle.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 2 June 2014.

June-July 2017. Metal-detecting. Site extended to the whole field. [9].
DDMD072017 - PAS details to follow.
A. Beckham (HES), 2 August 2017.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Iron Age to Roman - 100 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 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

  • POT (Undated)
  • QUERN (Undated)
  • BROOCH (Late Iron Age to Roman - 100 BC to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Late Iron Age to Roman - 37 AD to 54 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 100 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COLCHESTER BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HOD HILL BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PRICK SPUR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STUD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 50 AD to 70 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 68 AD to 69 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 98 AD to 103 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 117 AD to 125 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 119 AD to 121 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 138 AD to 141 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 138 AD to 141 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 143 AD to 192 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 143 AD to 192 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 268 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 268 AD to 270 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 269 AD to 274 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 280 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 280 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 286 AD)
  • COIN BLANK? (Roman - 275 AD to 355 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 286 AD to 293 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 286 AD to 293 AD)
  • COIN (Roman to Unknown - 310 AD)
  • COIN (Roman to Unknown - 310 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 320 AD to 330 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 332 AD to 333 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 335 AD to 364 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 348 AD to 350 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 348 AD to 355 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 364 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 364 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 367 AD to 375 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Early Saxon - 450 AD to 600 AD)
  • BUCKET (Early Saxon - 500 AD to 600 AD)
  • PIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 900 AD to 1065 AD)
  • ANNULAR BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BALANCE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CHAFING DISH (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (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)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 14th Century - 1100 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 15th Century - 1100 AD to 1500 AD)
  • HOOK (Medieval to 15th Century - 1100 AD to 1500 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1100 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 15th Century - 1200 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 17th Century - 1200 AD to 1650 AD)
  • MOUNT (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1203 AD to 1205 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1205 AD to 1216 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1248 AD to 1251 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 16th Century - 1300 AD to 1600 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1310 AD to 1314 AD)
  • JETTON (14th Century - 1310 AD to 1343 AD)
  • AMPULLA (14th Century to 16th Century - 1350 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1351 AD to 1377 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1357 AD to 1371 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1369 AD to 1377 AD)
  • JETTON (14th Century to 15th Century - 1380 AD to 1422 AD)
  • JETTON (15th Century - 1415 AD to 1497 AD)
  • JETTON (15th Century - 1418 AD to 1437 AD)
  • SCABBARD (15th Century to 16th Century - 1450 AD to 1600 AD)
  • COIN (15th Century - 1486 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (15th Century to 17th Century - 1500 AD to 1700 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STUD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1553 AD to 1554 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1565 AD to 1565 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1567 AD to 1570 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2010. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age socketed axe fragment.. Film. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2010. Drawing of a Middle Saxon key.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2010. Drawing of a medieval enamelled furniture mount.. Film. 2:1.

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