Record Details

NHER Number:16646
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Fieldwalking in the 1960s and 1970s and metal-detecting in 2002 and 2012 recovered Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; Roman tile fragments; medieval and post-medieval coins and undated and Early/Middle Saxon to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include an Early/Middle Saxon gold bead; a probable Late Saxon silver ingot; a medieval weight and copper alloy vessel fragment and a post-medieval bell, coin weight, thimble, spur fragment, weight and copper alloy vessel fragment.

Images

  • Early Saxon bead from NHER 16646  © Norfolk County Council
  • Late Saxon ingot from NHER 16646  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TG 33 31
Map Sheet:TG33SW
Parish:WITTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1960s-1970s. At [1]. Fieldwalking finds.
Three Late Saxon sherds, two medieval rims, six sherds. Three Transitional pottery sherds, twenty-nine post medieval sherds.
Two tile (Roman?) and one sandstone fragments.
One undated pottery sherd.
Identified by A. Lawson (NAU) 1982.
E. Rose (NAU), 6 May 1982.

January 2002. Metal detecting. At [2].
Medieval/Post medieval coin.
Post medieval coin.
Medieval and post medieval sherds.
Medieval, post medieval and undatable metal finds.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 23 February 2002.

December 2012. Metal-detecting. [3].
Early/Middle Saxon bi-conical gold bead.
Probably Late Saxon silver ingot.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 February 2013.

19 August 2013.
The Early Saxon gold bead found December 2012 and reported as treasure case 2013T15, was declared 'Treasure' at inquest.
E. Darch (HES), 4 September 2013.

13 March 2014.
TheEarly Saxon gold bead found December 2012 and reported as treasure case 2013T15, was acquired by Norfolk Museums Service.
E. Darch (HES), 14 April 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon to Middle Saxon - 410 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Medieval - 651 AD to 1539 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

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • POT (Unknown date)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BEAD (Early Saxon to Middle Saxon - 650 AD to 700 AD)
  • INGOT (Middle Saxon to Medieval - 800 AD to 1100 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (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.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records - none

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