Record Details

NHER Number:37425
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 2002 and 2019 recovered a prehistoric worked flint; Roman and medieval coins; a post-medieval token and Roman, Early Saxon, and Late Saxon to medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Roman brooch and furniture fitting; an Early Saxon sword pommel and figurine; Late Saxon to medieval weights; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories and cauldron fragments; and a medieval harness mount and key.

Images

  • Early Saxon figurine from NHER 37425  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG41SE
Parish:MAUTBY, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

August 2002. Metal detecting. In L-shaped field.
Roman coin.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 25 September 2002.

December 2002. Metal detecting.
Medieval copper alloy fragment (19mm x 42mm) of buckle plate, folded widthways, recessed for frame, pin slot, broken across loops and vertical row of three rivet-holes.
?Roman copper alloy disc, worn and unidentifiable, diameter. 22mm ??3rd century coin. (Seen by A.B.M.).
Identified by S.J. Ashley (NLA).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 29 December 2003.

October 2003. Metal detecting.
1 medieval coin at [1].
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 November 2003.

October-November 2010. Metal-detecting.
Early Saxon silver sword pommel (S1), and medieval mount or strap-end.
See list in file.
The Early Saxon silver sword pommel was submitted as potential Treasure (Treasure case 2011 T20) and subsequently acquired by Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2011.461).
S. Ashley (HES), 23 November 2010. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 9 June 2020.

December 2012-January 2013. Metal-detecting. [2].
One post-medieval token.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 February 2013.

July-August 2019. Metal-detecting. [3].
1 Roman coin, a brooch, and a furniture fitting.
Early Saxon crude three-dimensional figurine (S2). This figurine joins a growing number, and is likely ritual or amuletic in function.
Late Saxon to medieval lead weights.
2 medieval coins, strap-ends, and a harness mount.
1 post-medieval coin.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 1 October 2019.

September 2019. Metal-detecting. [4].
Medieval key.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 4 November 2019.

(S2) - PAS details to follow.
E. McDonald (HES), 24 February 2017.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 114 AD to 117 AD)
  • SWORD (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Early Saxon - 600 AD to 650 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 1000 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CENSER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • LAMP (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1500 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1279 AD to 1281 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1280 AD to 1500 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1601 AD to 1602 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1652 AD to 1652 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Publication: British Museum. 2013. Treasure Act Annual Report 2011. p xxviii.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2010. Drawing of an Early Saxon silver gilt sword pommel.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J. 2019. Drawing of an Early Saxon figurine. Find Illustration. Film. 2:1.

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