Record Details

NHER Number:28395
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal objects and coins

Summary

Metal detecting in Hillington during 1990 and 1994 has led to the discovery of metalwork of Iron Age, Roman, Saxon, medieval and post medieval date. Objects that have been recovered include an Iron Age Iceni coin, Roman coins, an Early Saxon wrist clasp, Middle and Late Saxon coins, Late Saxon mounts and French and German post medieval jettons.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF72NW
Parish:HILLINGTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April 1990. Metal detecting. At location [1].
Five Roman coins, 3rd/4th century (see list in file).
Two Roman brooches.
Roman bronze object.
Early Saxon wrist clasp.
Middle Saxon sceatta.
Late Saxon penny of Athelstan, also three objects.
Medieval coins and metalwork.
Post medieval coins and metalwork.
See list in file.
Information from member of the public [2].
Medieval and post medieval items identified by S. Margeson (NCM), all others identified by E. B. Green (NCM), June 1990.
Polaroids (S1) NCM.
W. Milligan (NCM), 22 May 1990.

September 1994. Metal detecting. Context 2. Scattered over area of 3.3 square metres (4 square yards) at location [3].
Nine silver coins: Henry II to James I.
See list in file.
D. Gurney (NLA), 28 March 1995.

September 1994. Metal detecting. Context 3 at location [4].
Icenian silver coin, Pattern-Horse ECEN.
See coin form in file. To be photographed NLA.
D. Gurney (NLA), 28 March 1995.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 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

  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SLEEVE CLASP (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BOX (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)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOX (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CHAIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MUSKET BALL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPOON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WRITING AND DRAWING EQUIPMENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Publication: Williams, D. 1997. Late Saxon stirrup-strap mounts. No 394; p 84.
---Photograph: 1990. LCE 9-12, Saxon sceatta.
---Photograph: 1995. LDB 1-4, Iceni coin..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>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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