Record Details

NHER Number:17244
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds scatter

Summary

Metal detecting and surface collection have recovered a variety of finds including Roman and medieval pottery, a Neolithic polished flint axehead, an Early Saxon brooch and a Late Roman coin.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 13 91
Map Sheet:TM19SW
Parish:BUNWELL, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pre 1981. East of Quaker's Farm
Roman coin found.

1981.
Roman and medieval sherds found.

1983.
Roman sherds found

1984. Metal detecting.
Medieval knife
Neolithic axe
Early Saxon brooch, (S2)
Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, Roman and medieval sherds.
See details and (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NLA).

February 2011.
An assortment of finds were recovered from this site including 2 pieces of burnt flint, one Roman coin (House of Constantine, two Victories AD 347-8), two flint-gritted prehistoric pottery sherds, 1 Roman samian ware sherd, a Late Saxon or medieval striated pottery handle and a small piece of flint in the shape of a phallus (possibly a votive object or amulet?).
See (S1).
D. Gurney (HES), 23 February 2011.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Medieval - 43 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Gurney, D.. 2011. Notes on finds at Quaker Farm..
<S2>Illustration: Gregory, T.. 1984. Drawing of an Early Saxon cruciform brooch.. Film. 1:1.

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