Record Details

NHER Number:30192
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal finds

Summary

Metal detecting between 1993 and 1997 recovered a wide range of objects, including an Iron Age coin, Roman coins, a Saxon brooch, medieval coins, including an Italian silver example and post medieval coins and jettons.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TL98NE
Parish:ROUDHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

February 1993. Found in garden approximately 46cm (18 inches) deep.
Medieval Italian silver coin. Venetian. 13th to 14th century.
Coin of Edward. Form in file.
W. Milligan (NCM), 26 April 1993.

1994. Metal detecting in garden.
Medieval buckle plate, gilded bronze (gilding all survives, except on boss), circular plate with two circular pierced lobes on one side and H-shaped lug on other (once folded over to hold pin bar of buckle)! Decorated with central boss with nine-pointed star around and stamped annulets. (See note below).
Medieval bronze seal matrix, faceted handle with suspension loop. Barrel (or lock??) in centre PRIVE SVI (I am private).
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 18 October 1994.
W. Milligan (NCM), 18 October 1994.

1995. Metal detecting.
Trinovantes silver mint of Cunabolini.
Thirteen Roman coins, 1st to 4th century.
Two medieval coins.
Three medieval jettons.
Two post medieval jettons.
One post medieval coin.
See lists in file. Identified by J.Davies (NCM), 12 July 1995.
Roman spout; steelyard arm; steelyard weight; votive axe.
Middle Saxon ?styloid pinhead.
Late Saxon ?lead model for strap end; harness distributor.
Medieval lead Walsingham ampulla; casket mount; four strap ends; finger ring; key.
Medieval ewer spout.
See list in file. Identified by S.Margeson (NCM), December 1995.
See report on Roman spout from S.Youngs, British Museum (MLA).
W. Milligan (NCM), 18 December 1995.

1996. Metal detecting.
Strap end with probable niello and silver wire inlay (corrosion has lifted one lot of silver wire spiral now loose)
Cut halfpenny of Stephen. Identified by J. A. Davies (NCM). See lists in file. August 1996
W. Milligan (NCM), 15 July 1996.

1997. Metal detecting.
Roman cosmetic mortar
Early Saxon to Late Saxon buckle, two hooked tags, Ansate brooch, Disc brooch, strap end.
Medieval. Two harness pendants, chafing dish fragment
Early post medieval clothing fastener and harness mount
Identified by H. M. Geake (NCM), 1997.
Aethelred II cut halfpenny.
Eight medieval coins
See lists in file. Identified by J. A. Davies (NCM), 3 June 1997.
W. Milligan (NCM), 15 July 1996.

See polaroids and lists in file.
NOTE: Topsoil from Thetford Mill Lane (NHER 1022) spread on this site!
W. Milligan (NCM), 20 February 1997.

2001.
Object found before 18 April 1994 and identified as a a medieval buckle plate, re-identified as a suspension mount for horse harness pendant, see description with drawing in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to 19th Century - 800 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • AXEHEAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • CEREMONIAL OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TOILET ARTICLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HARNESS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. 2001. Finds Photograph. Polaroid.
---Illustration: Finds Illustrations.
---Monograph: Ashley, S. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 101.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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