Record Details

NHER Number:16655
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman brooch and plumb bob, 'Hill Farm'


In around 1980 a selection of metal objects were recovered from 'Hill Farm' in Sporle. These comprised part of a Roman brooch, a Roman lead plumb bob and a medieval copper alloy buckle.

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Full description

Pre October 1980. 'Hill Farm, Sporle' (not on Ordnance Survey) - exact site unrecorded.
Incomplete bronze fibula of bow type.
Lead plumb bob?, conical.
Medieval? bronze buckle, 2.7cm long.
Held by KLM.
R. Trett (KLM) October 1980.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PLUMB BOB (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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