Record Details

NHER Number:20189
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Probable Roman copper alloy key handle


Metal detecting in 1984 recovered an openwork copper alloy object, which was thought to be a Roman key handle.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 30 22
Map Sheet:TG32SW

Full description

February 1984. Found with metal detector in ploughsoil.
In same field as Roman coin (site NHER 18303).
Openwork copper alloy object, looks very Roman, possibly a key handle, (S1).
A. Gregory (NAU), 21 March 1984.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gregory, T.. 1984. Drawing of an openwork copper alloy object, possibly a Roman key handle.. Film. 1:1.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2021 Norfolk Historic Environment Service