Record Details

NHER Number:33372
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon and medieval to post-medieval finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1997 and 2014 recovered medieval and post-medieval coins; a post-medieval jetton and Late Saxon and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include Late Saxon stirrup strap mounts; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval horse harness pendant and medieval/post-medieval book clasp fragments and a thimble.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 04 10
Map Sheet:TG01SW
Parish:MATTISHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

November 1997. Metal-detecting. [1].
Medieval/post medieval metalwork.
Identified by H. Geake (NCM). See list in file.
K. Sussams (NCM), 2 January 1998.

March-April 2004. Metal-detecting. Site extended to whole field.
2 Late Saxon stirrup strap mounts.
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 17 May 2007.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 5 February 2014.

October- November 2008. Metal-detecting.
Medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects
See lists in file
A. Rogerson (NLA) 11 December 2008.

May-June 2014. Metal-detecting. Site extended to northern field boundary. [2].
9 medieval coins and a buckle.
2 post-medieval coins and 1 jetton.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 September 2014.

Monument Types

  • 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

  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (12th Century - 1189 AD to 1200 AD)
  • COIN (12th Century - 1189 AD to 1200 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 15th Century - 1200 AD to 1500 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1210 AD to 1216 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1248 AD to 1250 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1299 AD to 1300 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1309 AD to 1310 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1351 AD to 1377 AD)
  • COIN (15th Century - 1464 AD to 1470 AD)
  • COIN (15th Century - 1490 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1560 AD to 1561 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1584 AD to 1587 AD)
  • JETTON (17th Century - 1612 AD to 1634 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Monograph: Ashley, S. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 101.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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