Record Details

NHER Number:35750
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 2000 and 2014 recovered a Neolithic/Bronze Age flint flake; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins and undated, Roman, Early Saxon and Late Saxon to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include undated metal working debris; a Roman brooch, a fragment from a pair of tweezers and a copper alloy vessel handle; an Early Saxon brooch; a Late Saxon/medieval harness fitting; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval seal matrix, sword pommel, casket key, thimble and gold finger ring set with a blue stone; a medieval/post-medieval spur rowel, weight and copper alloy vessel fragments and post-medieval coin weights, a crotal bell and harness mounts.

Images

  • Medieval swrod pommel from NHER 35750  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon brooch from NHER 35750  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British vessel from NHER 35750  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval buckle from NHER 35750  © Norfolk County Council
  • Post-medieval weight from NHER 35750  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG41NE
Parish:SOMERTON, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

29 September 2000. Metal-detecting.
Beautiful gold finger ring with blue stone (?sapphire) setting. Medieval.
(S1).
Submitted for consideration as Treasure.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 October 2000.

October 2000. Metal-detecting.
Presumably in area around previously reported find.
Eighteen Roman coins.
Medieval seal matrix.
Undatable metalworking debris.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 December 2000.

June-July 2011. Metal-detecting. Site extended.
Medieval sword pommel and sherd of medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 29 July 2011.

October-November 2013. Site extended to the north-west. [3].
1 post-medieval coin.
Information from PAS import.
P. Watkins (HES), 2 December 2013.

January-February 2014. Metal-detecting. Site extended to the whole field. [4].
Neolithic/Bronze Age flint flake.
Roman vessel handle and brooch.
Early Saxon brooch.
Late Saxon harness fitting.
1 medieval coin and a thimble.
Medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragments and a dress fastener.
1 post-medieval coin, harness mounts and a buckle.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 March 2014.

February-March 2014. Metal-detecting. [5].
1 Roman coin.
1 medieval coin.
Medieval/post-medieval spur rowel and a weight.
1 post-medieval coin, coin weights and a crotal bell.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 April 2014.

March-April 2014. Metal-detecting. [6].
3 post-medieval coins.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 May 2014.

July-October 2014. Metal-detecting. [7].
1 Roman coin and a fragment of a pair of tweezers.
1 medieval coin.
Medieval/post-medieval hooked tag.
1 post-medieval coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 November 2014.

October-November 2015. Metal-detecting. [8].
1 medieval coin, a buckle and casket key.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 December 2015.

(S2) - PAS details to follow.
J. Richards (HES) 17 August 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • FLAKE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FLAKE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • COIN (Late Iron Age - 14 AD to 37 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 79 AD to 81 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 480 AD to 530 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Late Saxon to Medieval - 1000 AD to 1100 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SWORD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 13th Century - 1150 AD to 1300 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (12th Century to 14th Century - 1150 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (12th Century to 13th Century - 1190 AD to 1204 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1280 AD to 1280 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1340 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • THIMBLE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • VESSEL (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • VESSEL (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1320 AD to 1333 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1356 AD to 1361 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1550 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (15th Century to 17th Century - 1500 AD to 1700 AD)
  • WEIGHT (15th Century to 17th Century - 1500 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1650 AD)
  • CROTAL (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1553 AD to 1554 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1561 AD to 1582 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1574 AD to 1574 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1575 AD to 1700 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1604 AD to 1619 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (17th Century - 1604 AD to 1619 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1625 AD to 1649 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1649 AD to 1660 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1684 AD to 1684 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---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: 2014. Drawing of incomplete Late Bronze Age copper alloy socketed hammer. Film. 1:1.

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