Record Details

NHER Number:33630
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

A Roman brooch, a Roman or medieval knife handle, Middle Saxon tweezers, a Late Saxon finger ring and medieval and post medieval metalwork found by metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 67 37
Map Sheet:TF63NE
Parish:HEACHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1992 - 1993. Metal detecting finds.
Unclassified brooch late 1st century, 150?
Identifid by D. Mackreth 1993.
(S1) in file. JHB 16.
W. Milligan (NCM) 13 May 1994.
Also Middle Saxon tweezers with runic inscription (S2), now in NCM.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 29 June 2007.

1994 - 1995. Metal detecting finds.
?Roman/Medieval copper alloy knife or implement handle.
Late Saxon finger ring.
Medieval harness mount, buckles (also post medieval), and ?bracelet.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 1995.
See list in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 16 June 1995.

September - October 2007. Metal detecting, site extended [2].
Early Saxon/Middle Saxon unidentified object and 1 medieval coin.
See list in file
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 November 2007.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon to Middle Saxon - 410 AD to 850 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 (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KNIFE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • RING (Early Saxon to Middle Saxon - 411 AD to 850 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Early Saxon to Middle Saxon - 411 AD to 850 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BRACELET (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Map: Finder's Map..
---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: Penn, K. [Unknown]. Drawing of a pair of Middle Saxon tweezers with runic inscription. Card. Unknown.

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