Record Details

NHER Number:22604
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds


Roman coins, pottery and a brooch, a Late Saxon stirrup-strap mount, a medieval buckle and unidentified metal finds found during metal detecting and field walking. An alternative location for these finds is recorded under NHER 29289.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 15 03
Map Sheet:TG10SE

Full description

Pre April 1986. Previously wrongly reported as two fields to the east (off Ketteringham Road/Suckling Lane).
Coin, House of Valentinian, SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE AD 364 to 78.
Late Saxon copper alloy openwork mount with animal head 11th century? See (S1) in file and (S2) and (S3).
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU) and S. Margeson (NCM).
W.F. Milligan (NCM) 17 April 1986.

April 1987. Fieldwalking and metal detecting.
1st to 2nd century greyware jar base.
3rd to 4th century AD illegible coin.
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU).
W. Milligan (NCM) 2 June 1987.

Afternoon of 2 May 1992. Metal detecting rally.
Medieval copper alloy buckle plate with five holes.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 23 August 2000.

1996. Metal detecting finds.
Roman 41 coins.
See list in file.
V. Fryer (NCM), 10 June 1997.

1996. Metal detecting finds. Some finds perhaps from NHER 29289.
Roman head stud brooch.
Late Saxon stirrup-strap mount, (S1), (S2) and (S3). Also discussed in Article (S4) and Monograph (S5).
Undated artefact, casting debris?
Undated stone object, marble?
Details in file.
V. Fryer (NCM), 11 June 1997. Amended by A. Beckham (HES), 3 August 2020.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • TOY (Undated)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished Document: Margeson, S. 1980-1996. S. Margeson's personal notes on individual finds. Find Description Notes.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
<S2>Illustration: West, A.. 1996. Drawing of a Late Saxon stirrup mount.. Paper. 1:1.
<S3>Illustration: Penn, K. 1986. Drawing of a Late Saxon openwork mount.. Film. 2:1.
<S4>Monograph: Williams, D. 1997. Late Saxon stirrup-strap mounts. A classification and catalogue. A contribution to the study of Late Saxon ornamental metalwork.. CBA Research Report. No. 111. No 428; p 91.
<S4>Article in Serial: Margeson, S. 1986. A Group of Late Saxon Mounts from Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXIX Pt III pp 323-327. p.323; Fig. 5..

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