Record Details

NHER Number:30084
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period flint and metal finds


Metal detecting in 1992/3 recovered a possibly Neolithic spearhead reused as a knife, and a Neolithic flake. Also found were a medieval coin, ring brooch, buckle plates and a cauldron leg, together with a post medieval spur terminal and box hinge. Further detecting in 2008 recovered a medieval or post medieval unidentified silver object.

Images - none


Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG40SE

Full description

1992 - 1993. Metal detecting. Large scatter including 24807, 25607, 25608, 25609.
17th century hinge-plate for box and spur terminal.
Identified by S.Margeson (NCM) 1993.

Possible Neolithic spearhead reused as knife/piercer. Also a flake ?knife
Medieval penny. See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 1993.

Medieval ring brooch.
Medieval vessel rim fragment.
Medieval buckle plate fragment.
Medieval cauldron leg.
Identified by S.Margeson (NCM) 1993.
See list in file. (S1) in file.

W.Milligan (NCM) 27 September 1993.

March - April 2008. Metal detecting.
Medieval/post medieval unidentified silver object.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 May 2008.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SPEAR (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOX (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Publication: British Museum. 2010. Treasure Act Annual Report 2008. p xxxii.
---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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