Record Details

NHER Number:17292
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds scatter

Summary

Bronze Age to post medieval finds have been made here by a metal detectorist. These include a Late Bronze Age or Early Iron Age razor, the tip of a Bronze Age rapier, an early Iron Age ring headed pin, the head of an Iron Age involuted pin, a Roman cosmetic palette, a Middle Saxon pin and a Late Saxon strap end. Fifty five Roman and two Iron Age coins were recovered and many fragments of Roman pottery have been recorded.

Images

  • A Bronze Age or Iron Age razor made of copper alloy  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TL79NW
Parish:FOULDEN, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Pre 1981. Metal detecting.
Roman palette.
Late Saxon strap end.

Pre 1983. Metal detecting.
Medieval coin and weight.
Middle Saxon pin.
Roman sherds.

1993. Metal detecting.
Bronze Age, Iron Age metalwork.
Iron Age, Roman coins.
See (S1, S2, S3, S4 and S5).
See list in file.
W. Milligan (NCM), 17 March 1993.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 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 (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • RAPIER (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • RAZOR (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • RING (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • PIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • RAZOR (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • RING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PALETTE (COSMETIC) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 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>Illustration: Jones, C.. 1993. Drawing of the tip of a Bronze Age rapier.. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: Jones, C.. 1993. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age/Early Iron Age razor.. Paper. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Jones, C.. 1993. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age/Iron Age brooch.. Paper. 1:1.
<S4>Illustration: Jones, C.. 1993. Drawing of an Early Iron Age ring headed pin.. Paper. 2:1.
<S5>Illustration: Jones, C.. 1993. Drawing of the head of an Iron Age involuted pin.. Paper. 1:1.

Related records - none

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