Record Details

NHER Number:40250
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and Middle Saxon to post-medieval metal objects

Summary

Metal detecting between 2004 and 2009 recovered two Roman steelyard weights and a Roman coin,a Middle Saxon/Late Saxon strap end, a Late Saxon stirrup strap mount, medieval coins and medieval or post-medieval weights.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 33 31
Map Sheet:TG33SW
Parish:WITTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

January - February 2004. Metal-detecting.
2 Roman steelyard weights (1 lead, 1 hollow-cast with lead core).
1 Late Saxon stirrup strap mount (Williams 1997: Class A, Type 4).
1 medieval/post-medieval lead weight (1 1/2oz).
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 March 2004.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 24 March 2014

February - March 2006. Metal-detecting.
1 Middle-Late Saxon strap-end (Thomas's Class A type 5).
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 April 2006.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 24 March 2014

December 2007 - January 2008. Metal detecting.
1 Roman and 2 medieval coins, post medieval lead weight.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 February 2008.

October- November 2009. Metal detecting.
3 Roman and 1 medieval coin.
see lists in file.
A. Marsden, (NLA), 16 December 2009.

August / September 2009. Metal detecting.
Post-medieval jetton.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 October 2009.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 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

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP END (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: 2004. KVF 31-32, Late Saxon stirrup mount..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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