Record Details

NHER Number:30355
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period findspot

Summary

Metal-detecting in 1993 and 1994 recovered a gilded Roman brooch and a post-medieval button. Further detecting between 2008 and 2018 recovered Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins, a post-medieval jetton, and Roman to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include and post-medieval metal objects including a Roman spoon, Roman/Early Saxon strap-end, Early Saxon cruciform brooch fragments, Middle Saxon tweezers, Middle Saxon/Late Saxon strap-end, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects including a medieval dagger quillon, medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel sherd and a post-medieval unidentified lead object.

Images

  • Romano-British/Early Saxon strap end from NHER 30355  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TM 03 82
Map Sheet:TM08SW
Parish:NORTH LOPHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1993. Metal-detecting. [1].
Roman gilded bronze crossbow brooch (hollow), squashed! Ie. Sheet metal, 350 to 400 AD.
Identified by D. Mackreth, April 1994.
W. Milligan (NCM), 2 December 1993.

1994. Metal-detecting. [2].
17th century button, convex, with relief rosette within pelleted border.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), April 1994. Polaroid (S1) NCM.
W. Milligan (NCM), 21 March 1994.

Before 17 December 2008. Metal-detecting.
Four Roman, four medieval and one post-medieval coin, and one medieval jetton.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 March 2009.

Before 28 September 2009. Metal-detecting.
One Roman and three medieval coins, post-medieval jetton, medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 February 2010.

Before 1 March 2010. Metal-detecting.
Six Roman and seven medieval coins; Romano-British, Early Saxon and medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 April 2010.

Before 17 May 2010. Metal-detecting.
Seven Roman, four medieval and two post-medieval coins, Early Saxon, medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 15 September 2010.

Before 28 March 2011. Metal-detecting.
Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval sherds, 6 Roman, 1 medieval and 3 post-medieval coins, Roman (S2), Early Saxon, Middle Saxon, Middle Saxon/Late Saxon, medieval (S3), medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 13 July 2011.

June-December 2017. Metal-detecting. [3].
2 Roman coins.
1 post-medieval coin.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 1 March 2018.

December 2017-June 2018. Metal-detecting. [4].
1 Roman coin.
Medieval/post-medieval button.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 2 October 2018.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Early Saxon - 43 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 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

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SPOON (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP END (Roman to Early Saxon - 43 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 271 AD to 274 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 310 AD to 313 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 323 AD to 324 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 337 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 353 AD to 364 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 355 AD to 361 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 364 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 367 AD to 375 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 388 AD to 402 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 388 AD to 402 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 388 AD to 402 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • CRUCIFORM BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SLEEVE CLASP (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP END (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ANNULAR BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DAGGER (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)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1158 AD to 1180 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1195 AD to 1205 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1248 AD to 1250 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1280 AD to 1281 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1280 AD to 1281 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1352 AD to 1353 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1377 AD to 1399 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1445 AD to 1454 AD)
  • BUTTON (Medieval to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1510 AD to 1521 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 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)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1553 AD to 1554 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1591 AD to 1594 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1594 AD to 1596 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1625 AD to 1649 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2011. Drawing of a Roman/Early Saxon strap-end.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2011. Drawing of a medieval dagger quillon.. Film. 2:1.

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