Record Details

NHER Number:28342
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1991 and 2015 recovered prehistoric worked flint, including Neolithic to Bronze Age scrapers, a Neolithic blade, knife and core and a Neolithic/Bronze Age dagger, blade and scraper; undated burnt flint; Roman, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; a post-medieval jetton and token and Iron Age, Roman and Middle Saxon to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include an Iron Age strap fitting; an Iron Age/Roman brooch; Roman brooches, a bead, bracelet fragment, finger ring, key, nail cleaner and a vessel fitting; a Middle Saxon dress component; a Late Saxon bridle cheekpiece; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval censer cover, key, weight, mount, spindle whorl and part of a knife; medieval/post-medieval lead weight and copper alloy vessel fragments and post-medieval horse harness pendants, a furniture fitting, lock, cloth seal and a box or casket hinge-plate.

Images

  • Romano-British brooch from NHER 28342  © Norfolk County Council
  • Iron Age brooch from NHER 28342  © Norfolk County Council
  • Iron Age harness fitting from NHER 28342  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval mount from NHER 28342  © Norfolk County Council
  • Post-medieval buckle from NHER 28342  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TM39NW
Parish:MUNDHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1990. Metal detecting finds. Possible continuation of another site [1].
4 Roman coins (See file)
Roman copper alloy finger ring, part of hoop missing. Thin narrow hoop expanding to flat wide bezel with raised pointed oval.
Roman Oval glass centre-boss brooch. Glass and part of pin missing. Spring pin on single lug, reverse tinned. Border stamp of 'X' with pellets in each quadrant; gilt. 3rd-4th century AD.
Roman copper alloy key fragment; stepped moulding from handle base, with part of openwork handle above.
Roman copper alloy key fragment; slide key with 8 teeth in 2 rows of 4. Shaft and handle missing.
Identified by D. Gurney (NLA).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 February 1991

1991. Metal detecting finds.
Icenian boar/horse unit 35-25BC van Arsdell 655-1 but horse with necklace and belt. Mass 0.622g.
Polaroid NCM; photo NAU.
7 Roman coins (3rd/4th century)
Part of 13th century double-looped buckle with cast relief decoration on frame (leaf motif), black lacquer or enamel coating?
13th century gilt copper alloy casket mount fragment: moulded terminal, pierced for rivet
Medieval solid cast copper alloy terminal (?knife end cap) with slit in one end for tang. Cut away decoration and 2 transverse zones of diagonal ribbing.
Medieval asymmetrical buckle.
16th century white-metal coated double-looped buckle fragment. Lobe at each end of central bar. Tongue looped over bar. Frame 'pointed' at tongue-rest.
16th century double-looped buckle with moulded acorns as tongue-rest and lobe at each end of central bar. Looped tongue.
16th century harness or belt mount, lentoid with 'acorn' terminal. 2 shanks on reverse.
16th century harness or belt mount, lentoid with lobed terminal. 2 shanks on reverse for attachment.
16th/17th century spur terminal with attachment stud looped through one hole.
Polaroids NCM, copies in file
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 18 October 1991
W. Milligan (NCM), 23 September 1991

1991. Further metal detecting finds by [2].
Roman head, cast copper alloy. Hollow back with lead infill. Bacchus.
Vessel fitting.
Late Saxon bridle cheekpiece with moulded boss in centre of lobed terminal one pierced terminal missing.
W. Milligan (NCM), 9 January 1992

January 1992. Found with metal detecting.
7 Roman coins (See list in file).
2 Roman Langton Down brooches, and part of a Langton Down bow.
Polaroid NCM.
Part of a ribbed bow and catchplate from a Roman brooch (See file).
2 medieval coins (See list in file)
Identified by J. Davies (NCM), 14 February 1992

February 1992. Metal detecting find by [3].
Iron Age coin. Icenian pattern-horse.
15 Roman coins (See detailed list in file).
4 1st century Roman brooches.
Cut silver halfpenny of Stephen BMC type VII c.1150-1158.
Silver farthing of Edward I/II 1307-1344.
Henry VIII silver penny 1526-154.
All identified by J. Davies (NCM).
?Middle Saxon copper alloy hinged plate.
14th century lyre-shaped buckle (See detailed list in file).
Polaroids NCM.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
J. Davies (NCM), 19 March 1992

1993. Metal detecting finds. [4].
39 3rd/4th century coins.
See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 9 November 1993.
3 Roman brooches:
a) unclassified brooch/catchplate, 1st century.
B) plate brooch ?40 - 60/65AD.
C) rear hook brooch 40 - 60/65AD.
Identified by D. Mackreth 1993.
Polaroid in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 30 December 1993.

Before 18 October 2001. Metal detecting.
16 Roman coins.
2 post medieval coins.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
Neolithic/Bronze Age (S1) and undatable Prehistoric flints.
Roman, medieval and post medieval sherds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 February 2002.

Before 13 January 2004. Metal detecting. Site extended to west to include area centred at [5]. (Previously centred at [6]).
3 medieval coins.
Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age scraper, ?Neolithic core/scraper, Prehistoric flint flake.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects including six harness mounts.
See lists and drawings of flint in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 July 2004.

Before 1 December 2004. Metal detecting.
Neolithic and Early Bronze Age flint.
Roman coins and pottery.
Iron Age object, (S2).
Medieval pottery, coins and metal objects.
See list in file.
E. Darch (NLA), 13 June 2005.

Before 27 November 2006. Metal detecting.
2 Romano-British coins.
Iron Age/Romano-British Colchester brooch, medieval rotary key, medieval censer cover (S3).
See list in file.
E. Bales (NLA) 14 June 2006.

April-May 2015. Metal-detecting. [7].
6 Roman coins and a brooch.
1 post-medieval coins, a cloth seal and a buckle.
Information from PAS import.
An infrequent scatter of burnt flint was observed in the area centred on [8] while metal-detecting.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 June 2015.

May-June 2015. Metal-detecting. [9].
Late Iron Age/Roman brooch.
6 Roman coins and brooches.
Medieval buckle and strap-end.
Medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragments.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 4 August 2015.

June-July 2015. Metal-detecting. [10].
Early Neolithic scraper.
Neolithic/Bronze Age retouched flake and blade.
Late Neolithic/Bronze Age scraper.
3 Roman coins and 3 pottery sherds.
1 post-medieval jetton.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 7 September 2015.

October-November 2015. Metal-detecting. [11].
Neolithic/Bronze Age flint scraper.
Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age flint scraper.
8 Roman coins.
1 medieval coin, a mount and strap-end.
Medieval/post-medieval lead weight.
Post-medieval box or casket hinge-plate.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 January 2016.

(S4) - PAS details to follow.
J. Richards (HES), 19 April 2017.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • 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

  • BURNT FLINT (Unknown date)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • BLADE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • CORE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • DAGGER (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Late Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Iron Age to Roman - 20 AD to 75 AD)
  • BEAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 75 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 75 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • NAIL CLEANER (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 100 AD to 300 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 117 AD to 138 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 138 AD to 141 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 199 AD to 200 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 268 AD to 270 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 268 AD to 270 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 268 AD to 270 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 269 AD to 274 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 271 AD to 274 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 273 AD to 274 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 314 AD to 315 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 321 AD to 321 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 324 AD to 325 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 364 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 335 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 335 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 351 AD to 353 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 351 AD to 353 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 355 AD to 361 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 364 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 388 AD to 402 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • HARNESS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CENSER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOUNT (Medieval to 12th Century - 1100 AD to 1200 AD)
  • WEIGHT (12th Century to 17th Century - 1200 AD to 1700 AD)
  • STRAP END (13th Century to 15th Century - 1270 AD to 1450 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (13th Century to 15th Century - 1300 AD to 1450 AD)
  • VESSEL (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • VESSEL (14th Century to 16th Century - 1400 AD to 1600 AD)
  • COIN (15th Century - 1422 AD to 1430 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • LOCK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • RIVET (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HINGE (16th Century to 18th Century - 1550 AD to 1770 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (16th Century to 17th Century - 1575 AD to 1700 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1575 AD to 1650 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1720 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1625 AD to 1649 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: FTS 30-31.
<S1>Illustration: Robins, P. 2004. Drawing of a Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age.. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2004. Drawing of an Iron Age strap-loop/slide.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2007. Drawing of a medieval censer cover fragment.. Film. 2:1.
<S4>Illustration: Gibbons J.. 2015. Drawing of a Late Neolithic arrowhead. Film. 2:1.

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