Record Details

NHER Number:13043
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1981 and 1998 as well as small-scale test pitting in 2012 by Kettlestone Community Project has recovered multi-period finds from the site of an undated field system (see NHER 44362). An Early Neolithic/Early Bronze Age flint flake; Iron Age, Roman, Middle Saxon and Late Saxon to modern pottery sherds; post-medieval to modern brick and roof tile fragments; a piece of medieval textile; Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon and medieval coins and Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval metal objects were discovered. The metal finds include a Roman brooch and earring; a Late Saxon pin head; medieval and post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval book fitting, stud, harness pendant and stylus and a post-medieval token and weight.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF93SE
Parish:KETTLESTONE, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

THE CROPMARKS AT THIS SITE ARE NOW RECORDED AS NHER 44362.

1976. Air photograph
Field system.

1981. Metal detecting.
Roman coin.

1983 to 1984. Fieldwalking.
Roman coin, Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval sherds.

1984. Fieldwalking.
Roman, Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval sherds.

1987. Metal detecting.
Sceatta (Middle Saxon coin), Roman brooch, medieval harness.

1988. Metal detecting.
Post medieval button, Late Saxon pinhead.

1990. Fieldwalking.
Late Saxon coins, Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, post medieval sherds.

1991 to 1992. Metal detecting.
Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval sherds found.

1992. Metal detecting.
Roman, medieval metalwork.
Roman coins.
Iron Age, Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval and post medieval sherds.

1993. Metal detecting.
Roman coins.

1997. Metal detecting.
Roman coin, medieval metalwork

1998. Metal detecting.
Roman, medieval, post medieval metal finds. Roman coins, post medieval token.
Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon and medieval sherds.
For full details see list of finds in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 1 May 1998.

Before 18 May 2012. Test Pits, Kettlestone community Project. [2].
In total the two test pits recovered:
1 Neolithic/Early Bronze Age flint flake.
2 Late Iron Age pottery sherds.
60 Roman pottery sherds and 1 roof tile fragment.
2 Middle Saxon pottery sherds.
1 Late Saxon/medieval pottery sherds.
13 medieval pottery sherds.
7 post-medieval pottery sherds and brick and tile fragments.
Post-medieval/modern iron and non-ferrous metal objects, vessel glass, roof tile, brick and pottery sherds.
Undated animal bone fragments, iron nails, oyster shell fragments, burnt bone fragments, iron smelting slag, clinker, coal and a lead droplet.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 15 May 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Iron Age - 100 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 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 (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Unknown date)
  • CLINKER (Unknown date)
  • NAIL (Unknown date)
  • OYSTER SHELL (Unknown date)
  • SLAG (Unknown date)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Unknown date)
  • FLAKE (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Late Iron Age - 100 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • EAR RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • PIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STUD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STYLUS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TEXTILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1599 AD)
  • POT (15th Century to 17th Century - 1500 AD to 1699 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BRICK (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1699 AD)
  • POT (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1799 AD)
  • BRICK (17th Century to 18th Century - 1700 AD to 1799 AD)
  • POT (17th Century to 19th Century - 1700 AD to 1899 AD)
  • BRICK (18th Century to 21st Century - 1800 AD to 2050 AD)
  • POT (18th Century to 21st Century - 1800 AD to 2050 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (18th Century to 21st Century - 1800 AD to 2050 AD)
  • VESSEL (18th Century to 21st Century - 1800 AD to 2050 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Finds Illustrations.
---Monograph: Ashley, S. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 101.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Unpublished Document: Blackburn, M.. ?1987. Kettlestone, Norfolk.
---Unpublished Document: Blackburn, M.. ?1990. Kettlestone, Norfolk.
---Photograph: 1988. LCG 3-4, Medieval harness pendant..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: EWE 9-12 (sceatta), EUK 7-17 (LS pin).
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.

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44362Related to: Undated field system (Monument)

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