Record Details

NHER Number:21467
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric, Iron Age and Late Saxon to post-medieval finds

Summary

Fieldwalking and Metal-detecting between 1985 and 2019 recovered prehistoric flints; Iron Age and medieval to post-medieval pottery sherds; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; aswell as Roman, Late Saxon/medieval; and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include Roman brooches; a Late Saxon/medieval axehead; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; medieval thimbles, a key, mount, and vessel fragment; medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragments, dress hooks and a purse fragment; and post-medieval crotal bells, and a dress fastener.

Images

  • Drawing of a Late Bronze Age awl from NHER 21467  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TF 73 03
Map Sheet:TF70SW
Parish:BARTON BENDISH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

CROPMARKS OF A DESERTED MEDIEVAL VILLAGE PREVIOUSLY RECORDED UNDER THIS NUMBER ARE NOW RECORDED UNDER NHER 63402.

25 January 1985. Fieldwalking in poor conditions.
Uncertain whether this collection indicates occupation.
Scatter thinning to nil to north, and thinning to east, and in view of unweathered soil and rapidity of examination an occupation site is probably indicated.
All finds context 1. Metal-detecting survey.
Seven Grimston-Thetford including four bowl rims, one storage jar sherd.
10 glazed Grimston.
35 unglazed medieval.
Two glazed software (white inclusions).
One rim with white angular inclusions, prehistoric.
One copper alloy vessel sherd.
Identified A. Rogerson (NAU), Spring 1985.

Near southwest corner at same time as above.
Iron axe-head, probably Late Saxon/Medieval, 10th to 12th century.
Identified by [1].
A. Rogerson (NAU), June 1985.

15 October 1987. Fieldwalking. Barton Bendish Survey.
BB 797 to 798 contexts 2 to 4.
BB 1007 to 1025 contexts 6 to 24.
List in file.
A. Rogerson (NAU), January 1989.

Before 2 November 2007. Metal-detecting.
Late Saxon and medieval sherds, six medieval coins, medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 February 2008.

March-April 2019. Metal-detecting. [2].
3 medieval grimston ware pottery sherds.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 1 July 2019.

March-April 2019. Metal-detecting. [3].
2 Roman coins and a brooch.
5 medieval coins, buckles, thimbles, strap-ends, and a strap fitting.
Medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragment, dress hook, and a purse fragment.
2 post-medieval coins and a crotal bell.
Information from PAS import.
See Finder's map in file.
A. Beckham (HES), 30 May 2019. Amended by E. McDonald (HES), 1 July 2019.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 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

  • VESSEL (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 180 AD to 180 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 348 AD to 350 AD)
  • AXEHEAD (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • AXEHEAD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MORTAR (VESSEL) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1251 AD to 1272 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1335 AD to 1343 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1335 AD to 1343 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1344 AD to 1351 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1350 AD to 1450 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to 16th Century - 1350 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1400 AD to 1500 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1461 AD to 1500 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval to 16th Century - 1480 AD to 1550 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 16th Century - 1480 AD to 1550 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (Medieval to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1560 AD to 1561 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1565 AD to 1565 AD)
  • CROTAL (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1007. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1008. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1009. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1010. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1011. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1012. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1013. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1014. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1015. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1016. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1017. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1018. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1019. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1020. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1021. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1022. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1023. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1024. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1025. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 205. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 797. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 798. BB.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 76-124-415.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Map: Finder's Map..
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J. 2018. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age awl. Find Illustration. Film. 1:1.

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