Record Details

NHER Number:32309
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1996 and 2015 recovered Neolithic and Bronze Age worked flints; Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; medieval brick fragments; an undated quern stone and whetstone; medieval to post-medieval window glass fragments; Iron Age, Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon and medieval to post-medieval coins; medieval and post-medieval jettons and tokens; and Late Bronze Age to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include undated metalworking debris, a copper alloy ring and a pair of tweezers; a Late Bronze Age spearhead; Iron Age brooches; Roman brooches, hair pins, bracelet fragments, a finger ring, key and a furniture fitting; Early Saxon brooches, a buckle, tweezers and an enamelled pyramidal mount from a sword; Middle Saxon pins, a hooked tag, tweezers and a strap fitting; Late Saxon strap-ends, a buckle, hooked tag, key and a padlock; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval ampulla, brooch, finger ring, key, pilgrim badge, spindle whorl and harness mounts, pendants and fittings; a medieval/post-medieval collander fragment and post-medieval finger rings, pipe tampers, a cloth seal, harness mount, fish hook, furniture fitting, padlock, seal matrix, rowel spur and a copper alloy vessel fragment.

Images

  • An Iron Age La Tene type II brooch from Narborough  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service
  • A medieval horse harness pendant from Narborough  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service
  • The head of a Roman copper alloy hair pin from Narborough  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service
  • Medieval hasp from NHER 32309  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval strap fitting from NHER 32309  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval strap fitting from NHER 32309  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British pin from NHER 32309  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval strap fitting from NHER 32309  © Norfolk County Council

Location

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

Full description

November/December 1996. [1 and 2]
Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval, post medieval coins.
Iron Age, Roman, Early Saxon, medieval (S1) and post medieval metal objects.
Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval sherds.
Medieval brick. Lava quern, hone.
See lists and map in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 7 February 1997.

February/March 1997. Metal detecting finds. Southern end. [2].
Iron Age brooch.
Roman brooches and key.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
Roman, medieval and post medieval coins.
Post medieval jettons and tokens.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 16 May 1997.

Before 4 April 2000. Metal detecting. [4].
Iron Age, Roman and Late Saxon coins.
Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 May 2000.

September 2001. Metal detecting.
6 Roman coins.
3 Middle Saxon coins.
2 post medieval coins.
Bronze Age (S2), Roman (S3), medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 December 2001.

October/November 2001. Metal detecting.
4 Roman coins.
2 medieval coins.
Post medieval coin.
Roman, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal finds.
Roman sherd.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 January 2001.

Before 3 December 2001. Metal detecting.
3 Roman coins.
Late Saxon coin.
Medieval coin.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 25 January 2002.

December 2001. Metal detecting.
Iron Age coin.
Medieval buckle.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 February 2002.

Autumn 2002-January 2003. Metal detecting.
5 medieval and 3 post medieval coins.
Roman, Early Saxon, ?Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 February 2003.

September-October 2004. Metal-detecting.
1 Iron Age brooch (unusual, La Tène II, see S4).
1 medieval belt mount and 1 harness mount fragment (gilt).
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 17 November 2004.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 12 March 2014.

May-June 2006. Metal-detecting.
1 Roman brooch (Dolphin) and 1 bracelet.
6 medieval coins and 1 horse harness pendant (gilt).
1 medieval/post-medieval vessel drop-handle.
1 post-medieval coin and 1 composite silver dress fitting (gilt).
Coins identified by A. Marsden (NLA) and other objects by S. Ashley (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 July 2006.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 3 March 2014.

October-November 2006. Metal-detecting.
1 Roman brooch (Dolphin type).
1 medieval coin.
Coin identified by A. Marsden (NLA) and other object by S. Ashley (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 December 2006.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 4 March 2014.

October-November 2014. Metal-detecting. [5].
3 Roman coins, a brooch and a hair pin.
3 medieval coins, buckles, belt mounts, a lock hasp for a casket, bar mount and a strap fitting.
2 post-medieval coins.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 December 2014.

September-October 2015. Metal-detecting. [6].
3 Roman coins, a brooch and bracelet fragment.
1 medieval coin and belt mounts.
1 medieval/post-medieval coin.
1 post-medieval coin, a cloth seal, finger ring, harness mount and pipe tamper.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 6 November 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 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

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • QUERN (Undated)
  • RING (Unknown date)
  • TWEEZERS (Undated)
  • WHETSTONE (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SPEAR (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HAIR PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HAIR PIN (Roman - 100 AD to 200 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 200 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 242 AD to 244 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 253 AD to 260 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 315 AD to 316 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 367 AD to 375 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 388 AD to 402 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • Pyramid Mount (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (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)
  • TWEEZERS (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • PADLOCK (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BRICK (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)
  • BUTTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COLANDER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (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)
  • PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PILGRIM BADGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW GLASS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HASP (Medieval - 1100 AD to 1200 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1248 AD to 1250 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1250 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1251 AD to 1272 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1270 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1279 AD to 1280 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1450 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1335 AD to 1343 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1350 AD to 1450 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1350 AD to 1450 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1400 AD to 1500 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval to 17th Century - 1500 AD to 1603 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COLANDER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FISH HOOK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PADLOCK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PIPE TAMPER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (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)
  • SWORD BELT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WINDOW GLASS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (16th Century to 17th Century - 1575 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1580 AD to 1580 AD)
  • FINGER RING (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • PIPE TAMPER (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1603 AD to 1604 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1625 AD to 1634 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport and British Museum. 2008. Treasure Annual Report 2005/6. p 149; No 706.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Monograph: Ashley, S. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 101.
---Photograph: 2003. KTP 16-18, Late Saxon key with ring..
---Photograph: 2003. KTP 19, Early Saxon oval buckle frame..
---Photograph: 2003. KTP 20, Early Saxon buckle plate.
---Photograph: 2003. KTP 21, Early Saxon long brooch fragment..
---Photograph: 2000. KVH 33, Middle/Late Saxon strap end..
---Photograph: 2000. KVH 34, Half of a pair of Middle/Late Saxon tweezers..
---Photograph: 2000. KVH 35, Iron Age coin depicting a boar and horse..
---Photograph: 2000. KVH 27, Late Saxon mount..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 1996. Drawing a medieval horse harness pendant.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 2001. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age copper alloy spear fragment.. Film. 1:1.
<S2>Article in Serial: Geake, H., Rogerson, A. and Ashley, S. 1999. Medieval Seal Matrices from Norfolk, 1996-1998. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIII Pt II pp 353-358. no 52, p 356.
<S3>Illustration: 2001. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy hair-pin.. Film. 2:1.
<S4>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 2004. Drawing of an Iron Age incomplete la tene II brooch.. Film. 2:1.

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