Record Details

NHER Number:13932
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman brooch and animal remains

Summary

A Roman disc brooch with a central hole for a decorative setting and many animal bones were found in digging the garden.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 4089 9185
Map Sheet:TM49SW
Parish:GILLINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1978. Found while digging garden. 100 The Street.
Circular disc brooch of Roman type, either of tinned or silvered bronze or high lead bronze, with iron pin. Surface decorated with one incised line and two concentric circles of horseshoe stamps. Central hole for decorative setting.
Large quantities of animal bones also found but not seen NCM.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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