Record Details

NHER Number:50080
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and Late Saxon to post medieval objects

Summary

Metal detecting survey in 2006 recovered post-medieval coins; and Roman, and Late Saxon to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Roman nail cleaner; a Late Saxon/medieval strap-end; a medieval horse harness pendant on which traces of silvering and red enamel survive; and a post-medieval buckle.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 26 26
Map Sheet:TG22NE
Parish:SWANTON ABBOTT, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

August 2006. Metal detecting.
Roman nail cleaner.
Roman/Early Saxon strap-end. This find has been re-dated to late 10th-11th century by S. Ashley and A. Rogerson, 3 June 2020.
Medieval harness pendant.
Post medieval coins and a buckle.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 26 February 2007. Amended by E. McDonald (HES), 1 June 2020.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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

  • NAIL CLEANER (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP END (Late Saxon to Medieval - 975 AD to 1100 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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