Record Details

NHER Number:18464
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal detecting between 1980 and 2007 recovered an Iron Age coin, Roman coins and objects, fragments of Early Saxon brooches, part of a buckle and part of a wrist clasp and post medieval coins and a seal.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TL99SE
Parish:ROUDHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Winter 1980 to 1 and 1981 to 2. Metal detecting in ploughed field.
Since finder is probably the 'unknown person from East Harling' (since moved house) either this location or that of NHER 18005 could be wrong, or field boundaries removed to make all one field.
Yes, boundaries gone.
Field west and southwest of site NHER 18005.

Roman coins Claudius to Arcadius showing intense 4th century coin loss.
Roman bronze bracelet.
Two early Roman brooches.
Iron Age potin coin.
Fragments of five Early Saxon bronze brooches.
Buckle-loop and wrist clasp fragment.
See (S1 and S2)

1984.
Further Roman coins.
Post medieval objects.
See file for details.
A. Gregory (NAU), 12 October 1984

All the previously reported Early Saxon finds were found in the northwest corner of the site. Information from [1].
A. Rogerson (NLA),, 26 April 2000.

Before 13 December 2006. Metal detecting.
Roman coins, bracelet fragment, two brooches, steelyard arm terminal and possible Roman metal working debris.
Medieval, post medieval and undated finds.
See description in file.
E. Darch & A. Marsden (NLA), 23 April 2007.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Early Saxon - 800 BC to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • WEIGHT (Undated)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SLEEVE CLASP (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (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.
<S1>Illustration: Gregory, T.. 1982. Drawing of Roman and Anglo-Saxon finds.. Film. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: Gregory, T.. 1982. Drawing of a Saxon wedge-shaped brooch foot.. Film. 2:1.

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