Record Details

NHER Number:34535
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

A prehistoric flint flake, a Mesolithic or Early Neolithic flint blade, Iron Age or Roman pottery, Roman coins, a post medieval hooked tag and other medieval and post medieval metal finds found by metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 82 00
Map Sheet:TF80SW
Parish:HILBOROUGH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1999. Found in mole/rat disturbance.
Large hooked tag, copper alloy, complete and in excellent condition.
The plate is oval with a cabled border and a profile bust with shoulders towards the loop. The loop is trapezoidal, the hook below is trapezoidal in section, complete and very sharp, and has a collar at the top.
16th/early 17th century, possibly used for stockings.
See (S1).
Identified by H. M. Geake (A&E).
Late Iron Age/early Roman large vessel body sherd. Under farmyard structure in trench dug near home.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 9 June 1999.

Before April 2002. Metal detecting.
?Mesolithic/Early Neolithic flint blade.
Prehistoric flint flake fragment.
?Hammerstone.
Medieval and early post medieval metalwork.
Further descriptions in file.
K. Hinds (NLA), 5 August 2002.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HAMMERSTONE (Unknown date)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC? to 3001 BC?)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---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.

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