Record Details

NHER Number:34987
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal detecting and fieldwalking from the early 1990s to 2000 recovered a wide range of objects, including a Neolithic flint arrowhead and Roman, Saxon, medieval and post medieval coins and pottery fragments. A metal detecting survey between May and June 2001 recovered a penny dating to c. 1938 and pieces of copper alloy scrap metal

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TL98NE
Parish:ROUDHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Up to February 1996. Metal detecting. Context 1. Finds from all four fields not differentiated. [1]
Thirty eight Roman coins.
Three medieval coins.
Eight post medieval coins.
Thirteen post medieval jettons.
Nine post medieval tokens.
Roman pin.
Early Saxon buckle.
Late Saxon hooked tag.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 September 1999.

Up to February 1996. Metal detecting at Context 2.
Two Roman silver coins. See list in file.
See also list of finds from here and fields 5, 10 and 11.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 September 1999.

Up to February 1996. Metal detecting at Context 3. Field 5.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds. See list in file. Identification by S. M. Margeson (NCM).
All (S1).
See also list of finds from here and Fields 6, 10 and 11.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 September 1999.

Up to February 1996. Metal detecting at Context 4. Field 10.
Early Saxon buckle.
Medieval and post medieval buckles
One Roman, one medieval and five post medieval coins.
See lists in file.
See also list of finds from here and fields 5, 6 and 11.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 September 1999.

Up to February 1996. Metal detecting at Context 5. Field 11.
Late Saxon coin and medieval jetton. See list in file.
16th century Nuremberg thimble decorated with border of roundels. Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
Roman dolphin brooch, spring mechanism type 1st century AD. Identified by J. A. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 September 1999.

February to April 1999. Field walking at Dolphin Close, same as context 4.
Gridded fieldwalking, see lists of find, lette and plan in file.
?Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon and medieval pottery in small quantities.
Much post medieval pottery and other material.
A few undated prehistoric flints.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 October 1999.

Later 1999. Further field walking. Context 4.
No new finds categories. Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval sherds. Worked flints.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 May 2000.

2000. Further field walking. Context 4.
Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval sherds etc.
Oblique flint arrowhead (S2).
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 October 2000.

May-June 2001. Metal detecting survey A11 improvement scheme area A2.
Modern copper alloy penny dating to c. 1938 and pieces of scrap copper alloy metal.
See reports (S3) and (S4).
S. Howard (NLA), 25 March 2010.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 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 (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Unknown date)
  • BORER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • ARROWHEAD (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • EWER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (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)
  • COIN (Mid 20th Century - 1938 AD to 1938 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.
<S2>Illustration: Robins, P.. 2000. Drawing of a Neolithic flint arrowhead.. Paper. 1:1.
<S3>Unpublished Contractor Report: Babtie Group. 2001. A11 Roudham to Attleborough Improvement Scheme. Metal Detecting Survey. Babtie Group.
<S4>Unpublished Contractor Report: Brossier, A. 2007. A11 Roudham Heath to Attleborough Improvement Scheme. Post Excavation Assessment and Research Design. Jacobs. B0026600.

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