Record Details

NHER Number:24230
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Fieldwalking in this area during 1987 and 1991 recovered sherds of Iron Age, Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery. Sporadic metal detecting at the same site between 1996 and 2012 retrieved a post-medieval groat of Elizabeth I and Middle Saxon to post-medieval and undated metal objects. The metal finds include a Middle Saxon brooch; a possible Late Saxon disc brooch; three medieval seal matrices and a pot mend; medieval/post-medieval lead weights and a copper alloy vessel fragment; post medieval coin weights and a furniture fitting and undated metalworking debris or casting waste.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 16 33
Map Sheet:TG13SE
Parish:WICKMERE, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

November 1987. Found in fieldwalking. Context 1.
Fragment of Iron Age flint gritted pottery.
Roman greyware sherds.
Fragment of medieval bronze vessel.
Information from member of the public [1].
Identifications by A. Gregory (NAU).
W. Milligan (NCM) 17 November 1987.

1991. Site extended. Context 2. Fieldwalking finds (finder's site W1)
Roman, Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval sherds.
Information from member of the public [2].
Finds held by NCM.
E. Rose (NLA) 21 February 1991

1991. Further Roman & Late Saxon sherds found; also Middle Saxon sherds.
1996. Metal detector find. Elizabeth I groat, 1569.
See file for full details and sketch plans.
W. Milligan (NCM) 22 November 1996.

17 September 2005. Metal detecting, site extended to whole field.
Amongst other finds to be reported in future:
Three medieval seal matrices.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 31 October 2005.

Summer 2005. Metal detecting rally. Field 70 extended to whole field.
Four medieval, one medieval or post medieval coin, two post medieval coins.
Middle Saxon, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists and CD.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 5 September 2006.

February-March 2012. Metal-detecting.
Late Saxon, medieval, medieval/post-medieval , post-medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 12 April 2012.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 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

  • INGOT (Unknown date)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP END (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (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.
---Photograph: Riddler, I.. 2005. Digital photographs of Discovery Tours finds, Summer 2005. CD.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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