Record Details

NHER Number:17360
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds from field southwest of St Edmund's Church

Summary

Prehistoric flint flakes, Roman coins, a Roman strap end, a Late Saxon brooch, a medieval strap end, medieval pottery and post-medieval coins and metal finds found by metal detecting and fieldwalking.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 50 11
Map Sheet:TG51SW
Parish:WEST CAISTER, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

Autumn 1980. Found in fieldwalking
Antoninianus, mid to late 3rd century AD.
Medieval pottery.
Casting blobs, undated.
Various post medieval coins and tokens.
For full list see file.
E. Rose (NAU) 15 June 1981.

1983. Further finds in southwest corner including Late Saxon metalwork.
See full list in file.

October 1991. Fieldwalking and detecting.
2 flint flakes, 1 sherd Glazed Red Earthernware, 1 sherd medieval glazed, 7 sherds medieval unglazed.
Site detected but only modern junk found (not recorded).
D. Gurney (NLA) 6 February 1992.

Further fieldwalking/detecting finds.
Medieval sherds and metalwork.
See file for details
D. Gurney (NLA) 3 March 1992

March 2005. Norfolk NMP.
The World War Two anti aircraft battery previously recorded under this NHER number is now recorded under NHER 27272.
J. Albone (NMP), 17 March 2005.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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 (Undated)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Map: Finder's Map..
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records - none

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