Record Details

NHER Number:10005
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1962 and metal-detecting between 2007 and 2014 recovered prehistoric worked flints including a Neolithic axehead; Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon and medieval to post-medieval pottery sherds; a fragment of post-medieval clay tobacco pipe; Roman, medieval and post medieval coins; post-medieval tokens and Early Saxon and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include an Early Saxon cruciform brooch; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories and furniture fittings; a medieval padlock, lace chape and thimble; a medieval/post-medieval chafing dish fragment, unidentified object, lead weight and copper alloy ring and a post-medieval end cap from a knife, clapper bell fragment, cloth seal and harness mount.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 12 92
Map Sheet:TM19SW
Parish:BUNWELL, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1962. Field BN 13.
Roman sherd from field. More reported but not seen.
Also medieval sherds including green glazed, and bellarmine.

1967.
Late medieval sherd.

1982.
Clay pipes.

See (S1) for post medieval finds (mostly recent metalwork) plus a flint flake possibly deliberately struck - not seen by NCM. [1]

Before 10 September 2007. Metal detecting, site extended [2]
Prehistoric worked flints, Romano-British, Late Saxon and medieval sherds, 1 medieval and 1 post medieval coin, Early Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal objects, 2 post medieval tokens.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 January 2008.

Before 12 July 2012. Metal-detecting.
Roman, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 14 February 2013.

January 2012-July 2013. Metal-detecting. [3].
1 post-medieval token.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 12 March 2013.

January 2013-June 2014. Metal-detecting. [4].
1 Iron Age pottery sherd.
2 Roman coins.
4 Late Saxon pottery sherds.
2 medieval coins and 6 pottery sherds.
2 medieval/post-medieval pottery sherds and an unidentified object in the form of a rectangular bar.
2 post-medieval coins, an end cap from a knife, a clapper bell fragment, cloth seal, buckle, button and a harness mount.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 October 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • HAMMERSTONE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • KNIFE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Early Iron Age to Late Iron Age - 700 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 323 AD to 324 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 323 AD to 324 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1100 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CHAFING DISH (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • LACE TAG (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • RING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1100 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1258 AD to 1265 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval to 17th Century - 1400 AD to 1700 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to 16th Century - 1450 AD to 1600 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1501 AD to 1521 AD)
  • BELL (16th Century to 18th Century - 1540 AD to 1800 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (16th Century - 1560 AD to 1600 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1560 AD to 1561 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1570 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century to 17th Century - 1582 AD to 1603 AD)
  • BUTTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1670 AD to 1670 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Bunwell.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Bunwell [2].
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Day, P. G. 1985. The Archaeology of Bunwell. pp 95-97.

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