Record Details

NHER Number:23081
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flints and multi-period finds

Summary

Prehistoric flints, a medieval lamp, medieval brick, and fragments of pottery dating from the Roman to the post-medieval periods, found during field walking. A medieval strap fitting was recovered by metal detecting in 2009. Metal detecting in 2010 recovered 1 medieval and 2 post-medieval coins; medieval, post-med and post-med metal objects.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 89 12
Map Sheet:TF81SE
Parish:FRANSHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

March 1986. Field L189. Field walking, ploughed and harrowed, good.
Flints.
Roman sherds (probable).
Medieval sherds including early medieval, Grimston; medieval ? lamp; medieval brick.
Thetford type and Ipswich wares.
Post medieval wares including glazed earthenware and undated sherds.
See (S1).
Found and identified by A. Rogerson (NAU)
E. Rose (NAU) 20 November 1986.

October - November 2008. Metal Detecting.
post- medieval strap fitting.
see description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 11 December 2008.

March/April 2010. Metal detecting.
1 medieval and 2 post-medieval coins; medieval,post-med and post-med metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 7 May 2010.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 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 (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • LAMP (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1282 AD to 1289 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1603 AD to 1606 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fransham Survey. L189. AJGR.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Archive: Fransham Field Walking Boxfile.

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