Record Details

NHER Number:20424
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman brooch fragments and coins


Metal detecting in 1984 and 1988 recovered two brooch fragments from the first century AD and two Roman coins.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 13 16
Map Sheet:TG11NW

Full description

March 1984. Metal detecting.
Two brooch fragments were recovered from the ploughsoil in the corner between the A1067 and the lane down to the house. One brooch is a Colchester type, dated to the mid first century AD, while the other is a rear-hook Colchester derivative dated to the mid to late first century.
Polaroids (S1) at NCM.
A. Gregory (NCM), 26 May 1984.

January 1988. Metal detecting.
Two Roman coins were found in the same area as the brooches recovered in 1984. One is a sestertius of Antoninus Pius (reverse illegible) while the other is Gratian, GLORIA NOVI SAECULI AD 367-75.
A. Gregory,(NCM) 28 March 1988.

Grid reference corrected from original [1].
M. Horlock (NLA), 21 March 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Late Iron Age to Roman - 1 AD to 99 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 99 AD)
  • COIN (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.
<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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