Record Details

NHER Number:31478
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi period metal object scatter

Summary

Metal detecting here in 1994 retrieved a selection of multi period metal objects. Noteworthy pieces included a Roman coin, a Late Saxon strap fitting and a post medieval German jetton. Further metal-detecting In 2011 recovered a medieval heraldic harness mount.

Images

  • Medieval harness mount from NHER 31478  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TG 48 19
Map Sheet:TG41NE
Parish:SOMERTON, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

September 1994. Metal detecting. East of Manor Farm Road.
One Roman coin.
One post medieval jetton and two post medieval tokens.
See lists in file.
Late Saxon openwork strap end with bosses on frame and spherical terminal and symmetrical foliage in centre.
Medieval buckle frame fragment.
Medieval ewer foot.
Medieval vessel lug.
Early post medieval buckle frame.
Early post medieval strip with stamped rosettes.
Identified by S. Margeson and J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 August 1995.

September / October 2011. Metal-detecting.
Medieval heraldic harness mount.
See lists in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 21 October 2011

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman to 19th Century - 43 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JUG (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century - 1553 AD to 1584 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records - none

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