Record Details

NHER Number:37264
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal detecting recovered a variety of objects dating from the Early Neolithic to the post medieval period. These include an early Neolithic flaked axe, part of a Roman brooch, a Middle or Late Saxon prick spur and a post medieval crotal bell. Medieval coins were also found.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 05 11
Map Sheet:TG01SE
Parish:MATTISHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

April 2002. Metal detecting.
Two medieval coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 May 2002.

Before 19 June 2003. Metal detecting.
Site extended to whole field.
Middle Saxon or Late Saxon prick spur. See drawing (S1).
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 29 July 2003.

December 2003 - January 2004. Metal detecting.
Undatable lead weight.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 February 2004.

February - March 2004. Metal detecting.
Three medieval and one undatable metal objects.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 April 2004.

March - April 2004. Metal detecting.
Post medieval sherd.
Medieval/post medieval vessel leg.
Post medieval crotal bell.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 May 2004.

August - September 2004. Metal detecting.
Fragment of Roman brooch.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 October 2004.

Before 1 April 2008. Metal detecting.
Early Neolithic flaked axe or adze and lead cloth seal.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 May 2008.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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 (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • ADZE (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PRICK SPUR (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • PRICK SPUR (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Illustration: White, S. 2003. Drawing of a Middle/Late Saxon copper alloy prick spur. Film. 2:1.

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