Record Details

NHER Number:21593
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

A collection of finds made by metal detectorists in Gooderstone includes a Bronze Age awl, an Iron Age silver coin, Roman coins, Roman brooches, a Roman spoon, a Roman ring, a Roman bracelet, a Roman patera, Early Saxon brooches and fragments, medieval buckles, a 12th century casket mount and post medieval metalwork. The exact location and nature of these discoveries are unclear.

Images - none

Location

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Parish:GOODERSTONE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1984. Temporary card?
Collection made by various metal detector users, probably from owners lands at Gooderstone but possibly from other farms owned by him elsewhere. D. Wicks (NAU) will try to get more accurate locations in the future but is not hopeful as owner has since been ill, and may not have known the findspots in any case.
Late Saxon Urnes or Ringerike style dragon mount. See (S1 and S2).
Roman coins. See coin lists.
Brooches.
Spoon.
Ring.
Bracelet.
Patera.
Bronze Age awl.
Iron Age coin. See (S2).
Medieval buckles.
12th century casket mount.
Early Saxon brooches and fragments,
Post medieval metalwork.
See detailed file lists by A. Gregory (NAU).
See (S2).
E. Rose (NAU), 13 November 1985.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 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

  • CAULDRON (Undated)
  • CHAIN (Undated)
  • AWL (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SPOON (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BOX (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOX (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE (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.
<S1>Illustration: Unknown. 1984. Drawing of a Late Saxon Urnes/Ringerike style dragon mount.. Paper. 2:1.
<S2>Photograph: CSH (collection), CUA 29-34 (Iron Age coin), CQA 1-18 (Urnes mount).

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