Record Details

NHER Number:28521
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal objects, coins and pottery sherds

Summary

Fieldwalking in this area during 1991 recovered sherds of Iron Age, Roman, Early Saxon, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery. Subsequent metal detecting on site in 2002 and 2005 retrieved a range of objects including a Late Saxon Thor's hammer pendant, a Bronze Age copper alloy axehead, a medieval annular buckle, post medieval tokens, part of a medieval key and a post medieval lead cloth seal.

Images - none

Location

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

Full description

Early 1991. Fieldwalking. Finder's site W4.
Iron Age, Roman, Early Saxon, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery.
See lists and plans in file for details.
Information and penes [1].
Identifications by A. Rogerson (NLA).
E. Rose (NLA) October 1991.

September 2002. Metal detecting. Finders Field 22.
Three Roman, two medieval and ten post medieval coins.
Two post medieval tokens.
Bronze Age, Iron Age, ?Roman, medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 11 July 2003.

Summer 2005. Metal detecting rally, finders' field 71.
Five medieval and two post medieval coins.
Late Saxon metal objects including Thor's hammer pendant.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists and CD in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 5 September 2006.

Thor's hammer pendant discovered 17/9/05 declared Treasure in Norwich before 13/10/2006.
E. Darch (NLA) 23 October 2006.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 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 (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • BEAD (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BEAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • CEREMONIAL OBJECT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • MINIATURE OBJECT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • PENDANT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP END (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: Riddler, I.. 2005. Digital photographs of Discovery Tours finds, Summer 2005. CD.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records - none

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