Record Details

NHER Number:16870
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and medieval finds


Roman pottery, tiles, coins, a Roman figurine and a medieval coin and horse harness mount found during fieldwalking and metal detecting.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 14 05
Map Sheet:TG10NW

Full description

Spring 1980. [1] Context 1.
Found on surface of ploughed field. Scatter over area about 25m across.
Tile fragments.
Miscellaneous grey ware including grooved rim bowls and rouletted body sherds and sherd of Oxfordshire imitation samian F38.
3rd to 4th century AD.
(S1) in file.
A. Gregory (NAU) 11 December 1980.

13 to 14 February 1987. [2] adjoining Context 1 to northwest.
Found with metal detecting and fieldwalking.
Copper alloy statuette, Hercules?, very crude with vertical club in right hand. See (S2).
Greyware, red ware, very worn decorated Samian F37, no surfaces.
Flange of Oxon red slipped bowl.
VRBS ROMA wolf and twins.
Two 4th century illegible coins.
Penny of Edward I quatrefoil? in centre of breast and also in centre of reverse. York mint North class III(g) 1280 to 1281?
Medieval copper alloy horse harness mount with shield of arms (traces of red enamel). See (S3).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Ashley, S. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 101.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..
<S2>Photograph: EDC 26-31 (figurine).
<S3>Photograph: NCM. [unknown].

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