Record Details

NHER Number:32599
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal finds

Summary

Metal detecting between 1997 and 2017 recovered Neolithic/Bronze Age flakes, a post-medieval coin and jetton; and Middle Saxon to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Middle Saxon hooked tag, and strap end; a Late Saxon strap-end and pendant; a Late Saxon to post-medieval spindle whorl; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval harness pendant and purse bar; a medieval/post-medieval cauldron fragment, skillet, and purse bar; and a post-medieval harness mount, scabbard chape, cloth seal and lead weight.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 14 23
Map Sheet:TG12SW
Parish:CAWSTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

January/February 1997. Metal detecting. West end of field, amongst post medieval finds. [1].
Lated 15th/early 16th century purse bar, (S1) type B8.
One post medieval jetton.
See list in file.
A.Rogerson (NLA) March 1997.

December 2000-January 2001. Metal detecting.
Two medieval/Post medieval objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 February 2001.

July-August 2004. Metal-detecting.
2 Middle-Late Saxon hooked tags and 1 strap end.
1 Late Saxon pendant (S2).
1 medieval horse harness pendant (gilt).
1 post-medieval coin, 1 chape and 1 hooked tag.
Coin identified by A. Marsden (NLA) and other objects by S. Ashley (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 20 September 2004.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 3 March 2014.

March 2017. Metal-detecting. Elden Tours. Field CAW18 [2].
Neolithic/Bronze Age flakes.
Late Saxon to post-medieval spindle whorl.
Medieval buckles and a strap-end.
Medieval/post-medieval purse bar.
Post-medieval harness mount, cloth seal and lead weight.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 6 June 2017.

March 2019. Metal-detecting. Site extended to the whole field. [3].
NHRG032019 - PAS details to follow.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 June 2019.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to 19th Century - 651 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FLAKE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP END (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • PENDANT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP END (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Late Saxon to 16th Century - 1000 AD to 1600 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SKILLET (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1550 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1650 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • WEIGHT (17th Century - 1625 AD to 1649 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Publication: LMMC. Type I.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2004. Drawing of a Late Saxon pendant.. Film. 2:1.

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