Record Details

NHER Number:28534
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman brooch and pot mend, multi-period pottery sherds

Summary

Fieldwalking here during 1991 recovered sherds of Iron Age, Roman, Early Saxon and medieval pottery along with pieces of Roman and medieval tile. Subsequent metal detecting on site during 1992 retrieved a Roman dolphin brooch and a possible lead Roman pot mend.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 15 32
Map Sheet:TG13SE
Parish:WICKMERE, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Early 1991. Found in fieldwalking. Finder's site M27.
Iron Age, Roman, Early Saxon, medieval sherds.
Roman, medieval tile.
See lists and plans in file for full details.
Information from member of the public [1].
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA).
E. Rose (NLA) October 1991

Early 1992. Metal detector finds.
Roman dolphin brooch mid 1st century. D-sectioned bow with median rib Spring and pin missing; inner end of bow and catchplate missing.
Lead disc attached to oxidised probable Roman pot sherd, possibly pot mend.
Information from member of the public [2].
A. Rogerson (NLA) 26 June 1992.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 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)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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Related records

28532Related to: Roman coin, medieval cauldron leg and multi-period pottery sherds (Find Spot)
28037Related to: Roman settlement and multi-period finds (Monument)

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