Record Details

NHER Number:28044
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Fine Roman brooch, multi-period metal objects and pottery sherds

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1991 recovered Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds, while subsequent metal-detecting between 1992 and 2014 recovered Roman and medieval coins; a post-medieval jetton and token and Roman and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Roman brooch and ring; medieval seal matrices, a pot mend and an ampulla; medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragments and a post-medieval cloth seal, button, buckle, bell, coin weight, weight and finger ring.

Images

  • Romano-British ring from NHER 28044  © Norfolk County Council
  • Post-medieval finger ring from NHER 28044  © Norfolk County Council

Location

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

Full description

1991. Fieldwalking finds. Finder's Site W2.
Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post medieval sherds.
For sketch plans and full details of conditions see file.
Finds held by NCM, formerly by member of the public [2].
E. Rose (NLA) 21 February 1991.

Early 1992. Metal detecting.
Dolphin type brooch (1st century AD)
Large example with wide wings decorated with fine vertical grooves at outer tips. Perforated catchplate broken. Pin missing.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 26 January 1992.

August 1999. Metal detecting. [3].
One Roman, three medieval, three post medieval coins.
One post medieval jetton.
Four Roman brooches.
Medieval metal finds.
See finds lists, coin lists and original field finds lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 13 June 2000.

August 2002. Metal detecting.
Three Roman, eight medieval and five post medieval coins.
Post medieval token.
Roman, medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 14 July 2003.

August-September 2010. Metal-detecting.
Three medieval coins, Romano-British, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval artefacts.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 6 October 2010.

August 2014. Metal-detecting. Discovery Tours. [4].
Finds recorded by HES on the PAS database:
Post-medieval finger ring.
Information from PAS import.
Finds identified by I. Riddler:
Details to follow.
A. Beckham (HES), 7 September 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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

  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TAP (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records - none

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