Record Details

NHER Number:40112
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi period metal object scatter

Summary

Metal detecting at this site has recovered a large number of metal objects dating from the Iron Age to post medieval periods. Particularly noteworthy finds include a post medieval lead powder charger cap, an Iron Age or Roman terret and a medieval dagger quillon.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 29 13
Map Sheet:TG21SE
Parish:RACKHEATH, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Before 19 November 2003. Metal detecting (E2927).
Sixteen metal objects, late post medieval or undatable apart from:
Post medieval lead powder charger cap, both basal loops broken. Height 19mm, ovoid base 23 x 16mm. Later 17th century.
Post medieval fragment of copper alloy rowel spur: meeting of triangular section sides with bulbous moulding of neck springing from a low lozengiform moulding. Probably 17th century.
E. Rose (NLA) 27 January 2004.

Before 1 April 2004. Metal detecting.
Roman coin.
15th/16th century jetton.
Iron Age/Roman terret and linch pin terminal (S1).
Medieval dagger quillon.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 27 May 2004.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS FITTING (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • LINCH PIN (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • DAGGER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POWDER MEASURE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROWEL SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: White, S.. 2004. Drawing of an Iron Age linchpin top.. Film. 2:1.

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