Record Details

NHER Number:28114
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal detecting recovered a late Roman buckle, parts of two Roman brooches, an almost complete Early Saxon small-long brooch, parts of two other Early Saxon brooches and Roman and medieval coins.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 04 12
Map Sheet:TG01SW
Parish:MATTISHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Early 1991. Found with metal detector.
Small long brooch, foot missing, break worn smooth. All over worn and battered. Pin lug has been repaired with bronze loop set transversely. Traces of iron pin. No sign of catchplate.
Photographed see (S1).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 March 1991.

1992 or before.
Portion of late Roman bronze buckle. Plate has two rectangular openings with three holes at edge. Decorated with dashes, in double lines.
See (S2)
J. Davies (NCM), 17 December 1992.

1992. Metal detecting finds.
Medieval two coins. See list in file.
Roman brooch - lower bow and catch plate of brooch, probably a Hod Hill type. 1st century AD.
Identified J. Davies (NCM).
V. Fryer (NCM), 20 June 1997.

April to May 1994. Metal detecting finds.
Two Roman and one medieval coins. See lists in file.
Knob from Early Saxon cruciform brooch.
Roman brooch fragment, part of bow decorated with incised lines and ring-and-dot. 1st to 2nd century AD.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 October 1994.

1996. Metal detecting find.
Early Saxon headplate of small-long brooch, with pelta-shaped flat integral knobs, each with a pair of engraved lines across centre. Headplate has border of pair of engraved lines, and inside stamped decoration (crescents and lines). Stub of lug on reverse.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
H. Geake (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: FVB 1-4. Small-long brooch.
<S2>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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