Record Details

NHER Number:29852
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting and fieldwalking at this location between 1992 and 1996 recovered a range of objects including Neolithic worked flints; medieval pottery sherds; Iron Age, Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval and post-medieval coins; post-medieval jettons and tokens and other Roman to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Late Saxon hooked tag and various medieval to post-medieval dress accessories.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF71SE
Parish:NARBOROUGH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK
NARFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1992 to 1993. Metal detecting and fieldwalking finds.
15 Roman coins.
8 medieval coins.
2 post medieval coins and 1 jetton.
See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) February/March 1993.
Late Saxon hooked tag.
15 medieval metal objects.
3 post medieval objects.
Medieval sherds.
See list in file.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) March 1993.
W. Milligan (NCM) 15 March 1993.

1994. Metal detecting finds.
Iceni pattern/horse ANTED
27 Roman coins, 3rd/4th century.
1 Middle Saxon sceat.
3 medieval coins.
1 Nuremberg jetton.
1 Spanish real.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM). See list in file.
14th century brooch pin with moulded collar.
Post medieval cloth seal, MS/NO/RW1 = Norwich seal, probably 17th century.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 21 December 1994.
W. Milligan (NCM) 22 December 1994.

1995. Metal-detecting.
1 ?Early Neolithic flint ?projectile point (S1), 1 obliquely truncated blade and 14 blade/flakes (including 8 long narrow examples).
1 Late Neolithic flint ?Levallois core.
14 Roman coins, 2 brooches and 1 spoon fragment (?tinned).
3 medieval coins, 1 jetton with attached strip for suspension or use as brooch fitting, 1 purse bar, 1 horse harness pendant, 1 copper alloy vessel handle, 4 buckles, 1 belt slide, 1 buckle/belt slide, 1 strap end and 1 strap end/bar mount.
1 medieval/post-medieval mount.
3 post-medieval jettons, 3 tokens, 1 hooked tag, 1 buckle, 1 ?strap end, 1 strap loop, 1 ?furniture fitting, 1 thimble and 1 lead cloth seal.
2 ?post-medieval buckles and 1 gold ring.
1 undatable copper alloy ring.
Flints identified by P. Robins, numismatic items by J. Davies and other objects by W. Milligan (NCM). See descriptions, coin sheet and polaroids [2].
P. Watkins (HES), 3 August 2016.

1996. Flint fieldwalking finds at [1].
Small biface, 60x30x14mm leaf-shaped with some cortex on one face. Heavy white patina. May be an unfinished leaf arrowhead and therefore Neolithic.
[2].
Flake, short broad and of dark grey flint (shown by minor breaks) with heavy white patina (as previous example). Distal end is ragged, but this appears to be mainly natural or accidental damage. Undatable prehistoric.
Identified by P. Robins (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 31 December 1996.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 3001 BC?)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • 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

  • RING (Unknown date)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 3001 BC?)
  • FLAKE (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 3001 BC?)
  • LEAF ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • PROJECTILE? (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 3001 BC?)
  • RETOUCHED BLADE (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 3001 BC?)
  • LEVALLOIS CORE? (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • COIN (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)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SPOON (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FERRULE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOUNT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • CLOTH SEAL (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)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP END? (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Robins, P. 1995. Drawing of a ?Early Neolithic flint ?projectile point. Paper. 1:1.

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