Record Details

NHER Number:41920
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal detecting recovered finds dating from the Bronze Age to the post medieval period. These include a Late Bronze Age awl, a Roman Dolphin brooch, part of a medieval buckle and a post medieval crotal bell. Metal-detecting between November-December 2010 recovered a Late Saxon copper alloy disc brooch and harness link, medieval pot mend and coin, post-medieval key fragment.

Images

  • Late Saxon Disc brooch from NHER 41920  © Norfolk County Council
  • Late Saxon harness link from NHER 41920  © Norfolk County Council
  • Post-medieval key from NHER 41920  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG01SW
Parish:MATTISHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

June-July 2005. Metal-detecting.
1 ?Late Bronze Age awl (see S1).
1 Roman brooch (dolphin).
1 medieval buckle fragment, 1 ?casket binding strip fragment and 1 buckle plate (gilt).
3 medieval/post-medieval vessel fragments (2 leg, 1 drop-handle), 1 lead pot-mend and 1 unidentified object fragment.
3 Post-medieval coins, 1 pottery sherd (glazed red earthenware) and 1 crotal bell.
pottery Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA), other objects by S. Ashley (NLA) and coins by A. Marsden (NLA). See lists in file.
E. Darch (NLA), 12 August 2005.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 27 March 2014.

Finds include a Late Bronze Age awl, a Roman Dolphin brooch, part of a medieval buckle and a post medieval crotal bell.
M. Dennis (NLA), 19 June 2006.

November-December 2010. Metal-detecting.
Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval metal objects, 1 medieval coin.
See lists in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 7 January 2011.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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

  • AWL (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • DISC BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CASKET (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2005. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age awl.. Film. 1:1.

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