Record Details

NHER Number:22755
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman brooch and post medieval seal


A Roman brooch and a post medieval cloth seal found by metal detecting.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 17 04
Map Sheet:TG10SE

Full description

April 1986. Route of new A11. Found with metal detecting.
Crossbow brooch prototype ?175 to 225 AD.
Identified by D. Mackreth
W. Milligan (NCM) 16 May 1986.

April 1987. Found with metal detecting
Large amount of spoil from roadworks.
Part of four sided Stuart period lead cloth seal. Royal Arms soon after 1610, when alnage went over to that type. Identified by G. Egan (Museum of London)
W. Milligan (NCM) 2 June 1987.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (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.

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