Record Details

NHER Number:25624
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1987 and sporadic metal-detecting between 1993 and 2016 recovered prehistoric worked flints; Roman, Early Saxon, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; Iron Age, Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval and post-medieval coins; medieval and post-medieval tokens; post-medieval jettons and undated, Roman, Early Saxon, medieval and post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include an unidentified copper alloy object; a Roman figurine, brooch and buckle; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval cauldron fragment, coin weight and part of a harness and a post-medieval harness mounts, thimbles, coin weights, cloth seals, a military neck-stock clasp and harness fitting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG11SE
Parish:COSTESSEY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1987(?). Fieldwalking finds [1 and 2].
Worked flints. Many Ipswich ware sherds and one Middle Saxon local ware. Early Saxon, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval sherds. Early Saxon iron knife.
See (S1), (S2) and (S3) in file.
Items believed to have been identified by A. Gregory (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU), 4 December 1989.

February 1993. Metal detecting. [3].
Iron Age, Roman, post medieval coins.
Post medieval tokens.
Two leg fragments medieval cauldron.
See lists in file.
Iron Age coin to be photographed (S4).
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) February 1993.

March 1993. Found while metal detecting.
Two Roman greyware sherds.
One ?sandy Ipswich Ware base sherd.
One sandy Ipswich Ware base sherd.
One base sherd Glazed Grimston.
Some post medieval and modern pottery.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 April 1993.

Early 1993. Metal detecting.
Roman coin and figurine (S4).
Medieval to post medieval metalwork, coins, tokens.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 May 1993.

July 2014. Metal-detecting. [4].
Unidentified copper alloy object.
3 Middle Saxon pottery sherds.
1 Late Saxon pottery sherd.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 4 August 2015.

August 2014. Metal-detecting. [5].
Medieval/post-medieval button and buckle.
4 post-medieval coins, 1 token and a military neck-stock clasp.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 September 2014.

September 2015. Metal-detecting. [5].
1 post-medieval coin.
PAS details to follow.
A. Beckham (HES), 10 August 2016.

March 2015. Metal-detecting. [5].
1 medieval coin.
1 post-medieval coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 May 2015.

November 2015. Metal-detecting. [5].
1 Middle Saxon coin.
Medieval strap loop.
Medieval/post-medieval buckle.
1 post-medieval coin, 2 jettons and 2 tokens.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 December 2015.

December 2015. Metal-detecting. [5].
2 Roman coins.
1 medieval token and a coin weight.
Medieval/post-medieval strap fittings.
1 post-medieval jetton, a cloth seal, thimble and harness fitting.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 January 2016.

January 2016. Metal-detecting. [5].
Roman brooch.
1 medieval coin.
Medieval/post-medieval buckle.
1 post-medieval coin, 1 token and a coin weight.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 February 2016.

February 2016. Metal-detecting. [5].
Medieval/post-medieval dress hooks and a thimble.
Post-medieval harness mounts and a thimble.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 7 March 2016.

March 2016. Metal-detecting. [5].
1 post-medieval jetton and a cloth seal.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 4 April 2016.

August 2016. Metal-detecting. [5].
Medieval/post-medieval sharp hooked fastener.
1 post-medieval jetton.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 October 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 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

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Unknown date)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 250 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 50 AD to 100 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 318 AD to 324 AD)
  • KNIFE (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 710 AD to 765 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 720 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1100 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1222 AD to 1236 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1244 AD to 1247 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (14th Century to 17th Century - 1350 AD to 1650 AD)
  • BUCKLE (14th Century to 16th Century - 1400 AD to 1600 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (14th Century to 16th Century - 1400 AD to 1550 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (15th Century - 1412 AD to 1464 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (15th Century to 16th Century - 1450 AD to 1550 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (15th Century to 17th Century - 1450 AD to 1700 AD)
  • TOKEN (15th Century to 16th Century - 1470 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUTTON (15th Century to 16th Century - 1480 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUCKLE (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (UNKNOWN) (15th Century to 17th Century - 1500 AD to 1620 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (15th Century to 18th Century - 1500 AD to 1750 AD)
  • THIMBLE (15th Century to 17th Century - 1500 AD to 1630 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1700 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1650 AD)
  • THIMBLE (16th Century - 1550 AD to 1600 AD)
  • THIMBLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1650 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1553 AD to 1584 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century - 1553 AD to 1584 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1567 AD to 1570 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1570 AD to 1613 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (16th Century to 17th Century - 1590 AD to 1650 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1613 AD to 1636 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (17th Century - 1619 AD to 1625 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1625 AD to 1631 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1625 AD to 1631 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1631 AD to 1632 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1632 AD to 1633 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1636 AD to 1644 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1653 AD to 1653 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1667 AD to 1667 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1669 AD to 1669 AD)
  • CLASP (17th Century to 19th Century - 1700 AD to 1850 AD)
  • TOKEN (18th Century - 1794 AD to 1794 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Wix, M.. 1987. Dove House Piece fieldwalking.
<S2>Map: Finder's Map..
<S3>Unpublished Document: Wix, M.. 1987. Dove House Piece.
<S4>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.

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