Record Details

NHER Number:40251
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Neolithic scraper, Roman coins, medieval to post medieval objects

Summary

Metal detecting in 2004 recovered a Late Neolithic scraper, three Roman and one medieval coins, as well as a number of medieval and post medieval metal objects. Further work recovered a medieval copper alloy gilt horse harness pendant, dating to the 13th century.

Images - none

Location

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

Full description

January-February 2004. Metal-detecting.
1 Late Neolithic flint scraper (on secondary flake, steep retouchunpatinated, greyish-brown flint).
3 Roman coins.
1 medieval coin, 1 buckle frame, 1 horse harness suspension stud (gilt), 1 horse harness pendant (gilt) and 1 tailors thimble/sewing ring.
1 medieval/post-medieval purse bar fragment.
1 port-medieval bridle boss (tinned, umbonate).
Objects Identified by S. Ashley (NLA), coins by A. Marsden (NLA) and flints by P. Robinson (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 March 2004.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 24 March 2014.

March-April 2004. Metal-detecting.
1 medieval copper alloy gilt horse harness pendant, (circular with cast relief decoration in form of flower with central boss within eight radiating pairs of petals, suspension-loop missing. Diameter 19mm. 13th century).
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA). See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 17 May 2004.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 5 February 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (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 20-21, Post Medieval bridal boss..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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