Record Details

NHER Number:17029
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal objects, coins and pottery sherds


Fieldwalking and metal detecting here in 1980 recovered a variety of objects including prehistoric flint flakes and a broken leaf arrowhead, a silver penny of Edward III (NHER 1344-51) and a medieval or post medieval bronze belt mount. Sherds of Roman, medieval and post medieval pottery were also retrieved at the same time.

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Grid Reference:TF 68 03
Map Sheet:TF60SE

Full description

1980. Surface finds, found in fieldwalking.
Four flint flakes, one broken leaf arrowhead.
Three Roman sherds: one Samian rim, one colour-coated ware base, one greyware sherd.
Identified by W. Milligan (NCM) 11 October 1980.
W. Milligan (NCM) 11 October 1980.

Also: four medieval sherds (two rims, one Grimston green glazed, one sherd).
Silver Edward III halfpenny, London mint, 3rd coinage? 1344-51.
Bronze belt mount, two spikes on reverse for attachment, reversed bar of 'N' (sketch NCM). Medieval or post medieval?
Post medieval sherds including white stoneware, German stoneware, Staffordshire slip combware, lead glazed earthenware slip and two lead glazed earthenware lid knobs.
Also an unidentified bronze coin.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LEAF ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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

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