Record Details

NHER Number:18888
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic/Bronze Age, Roman, medieval to post-medieval and undatable finds

Summary

Metal-detecting in 1983 and 2017 recovered a Neolithic/Bronze Age scraper; medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; Roman and medieval coins and undatable and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include an undatable silver ring; a medieval sheet mount, thimble, seal matrix, fragment of chafing dish and an enamelled dress or furniture fitting with a plant motif; a medieval/post-medieval hooked tag and buckle, and a post-medieval buckle.

Images

  • Unidentifable ring  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval mount  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG31NE
Parish:LUDHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

January 1983. Metal detecting.
In small triangular field north of Oldmill Lane.
Copper alloy mount with two fixing spikes.
Face decorated with growing plant motif against field of yellow enamel. Very close to the stud were an Edward I Long Cross penny, type 10b, and a Richard I short cross, cut to halfpenny, moneyer Robert.
A. Gregory (NAU), 3 March 1983.

February 2013. Metal-detecting. [1].
1 undatable silver ring.
1 medieval sheet mount.
Information from PAS import.
P. Watkins (HES), 4 June 2013.

September-October 2013. Metal-detecting. [2]. Site extended to whole field.
1 medieval pottery sherd, thimble and copper alloy seal matrix.
Information from PAS import.
P. Watkins (HES), 2 December 2013.

November-December 2013. Metal-detecting. [3].
1 Roman coin.
2 medieval coins and 1 pottery sherd.
Medieval/post-medieval chafing dish fragment.
1 post-medieval pottery sherd, a buckle and a hooked tag.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 7 January 2014.

October 2016-July 2017. Metal-detecting. [4].
Neolithic/Bronze Age scraper.
3 medieval pottery sherds.
1 medieval/post-medieval buckle.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 1 November 2017.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • RING (Unknown date)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • COIN (Roman - 117 AD to 138 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1150 AD to 1400 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1207 AD to 1216 AD)
  • MOUNT (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 16th Century - 1450 AD to 1525 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1473 AD to 1475 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (Medieval to 17th Century - 1500 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1650 AD)
  • POT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1675 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1575 AD to 1700 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.

Related records - none

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