Record Details

NHER Number:25432
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Stray finds from garden of The Cottage, 5 Chequers Road.


A green glazed facemask from a medieval jug found in about 1973. Also Late Saxon pottery sherds, medieval and post medieval finds.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7071 2273
Map Sheet:TF72SW

Full description

About 1973. Found in gardening.
Grimston greenglazed facemask from jug, about 1250 to 1350.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU)

Stated to have been reported to KLM in 1973 but no find marked on their record map at this spot.
E. Rose (NAU) 31 August 1989.

1973 - April 2007. Stray finds.
Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery, post medieval clay pipe, a pierced medieval silver penny, 18th-20th century pottery, copper alloy, corroded iron, clay pipe and fragments of tile and brick.
See description in file.
E. Darch (NLA), 22 May 2007.

Found at same time as above but not seen by NLA:
Georgian silver spoon
Fine Neolithic flint arrowhead, now in Musee de Brives, France (who ident.)
E. Rose (NLA), 3 July 2007.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPOON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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