Record Details

NHER Number:35962
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric worked flints and Roman to post-medieval metal objects

Summary

Fieldwalking and metal detecting in 1995 recovered undatable prehistoric, ?Mesolithic and ?Late Bronze Age/Early Iron Age worked flints; post-medieval clay tobacco pipe and glass; an undatable whetstone fragment and a range of metal objects. The metal finds included a Roman bracelet; a Middle Saxon pin; a Late Saxon stirrup-strap mount; a medieval dagger pommel, harness pendant and purse frame fragment and a post-medieval book clasp and a hooked tag.

a Roman bracelet, a Late Saxon mount, a medieval strap end and horse harness pendant and a post medieval book clasp.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 30 04
Map Sheet:TG30SW
Parish:ROCKLAND ST MARY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Before 29 June 1995. Fieldwalking and metal detecting.
5 undatable prehistoric flint flakes.
1 ?Mesolithic crested flake, 1 blade fragment and 1 retouched/utilised blade-like flake.
28 ?Late Bronze Age/Early Iron Age flint flakes, 1 small end scraper, 1 side scraper, 3 notched flakes, 2 irregular (?shatter pieces) with retouch and 1 small cortical core.
1 Roman copper alloy bracelet fragment.
1 Middle Saxon pin.
1 Late Saxon stirrup-strap mount (Williams 1997 Class B Type 3 Group 6).
1 medieval dagger 'wheel' pommel, 1 horse harness pendant, 1 purse frame fragment and 1 strap end.
1 post-medieval clay tobacco pipe stem fragment, 1 glass bottle fragment, 1 hooked tag and 1 book clasp.
1 undatable ?micaceous schist whetstone fragment.
Flints identified by P. Robins (NCM) and other object by A. Rogerson (NLA). See descriptions in file and polaroids.
Compiled by A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 February 2001. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 28 March 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age to Early Iron Age - 1000 BC? to 401 BC?)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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

  • WHETSTONE (Unknown date)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)
  • CRESTED BLADE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE? (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)
  • CORE (Late Bronze Age to Early Iron Age - 1000 BC? to 401 BC?)
  • END SCRAPER (Late Bronze Age to Early Iron Age - 1000 BC? to 401 BC?)
  • FLAKE (Late Bronze Age to Early Iron Age - 1000 BC? to 401 BC?)
  • NOTCHED FLAKE (Late Bronze Age to Early Iron Age - 1000 BC? to 401 BC?)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Late Bronze Age to Early Iron Age - 1000 BC? to 401 BC?)
  • SIDE SCRAPER (Late Bronze Age to Early Iron Age - 1000 BC? to 401 BC?)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • DAGGER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BOTTLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (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.

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