Record Details

NHER Number:25990
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds


Metal detecting in this field has recovered a large number of finds dating from the Roman to the post medieval period. These include Roman and medieval coins, Roman, Late Saxon and medieval fragments of pottery, a possible Roman votive miniature vessel, a medieval harness pendant, a medieval bone candle holder and a post medieval thimble.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 99 30
Map Sheet:TF93SE

Full description

January 1991. Metal detecting. From field containing above numbers.
Henry V halfpenny (armlet to left of crown, broken armlet to right).
Post medieval bronze 'topless'tailor's thimble (square dots hand punched in spiral) 16th century.
One Roman colourcoat sherd.
Two Thetford type body sherds.
Five medieval unglazed.
One glazed Grimston.

Bronze miniature vessel ?votive?. Rounded base, conical neck, two handled. Rather crudely made; possibly Roman.
See (S1). For ngr see Notes.
Identified by D. Gurney (NLA).
Information from [1].
A. Rogerson (NLA), 28 January 1991.

January 1995.
Medieval harness pendant, shield shaped, broken loop.
Fragment of expanded and flat pin rest of medieval buckle.
?Medieval conical weight, lead. Pierced central hole.
Part of medieval strap end buckle (part of frame and one arm of forked spacer plate only).
Five Roman and one medieval coins. See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 6 April 1995.

October 1995.
One Roman coin.
See list in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
Medieval candle holder, circular, bone, diameter 50mm, concentric grooves on underside and crenellated coronet like upper edge. Socket swivels in centre.
Gilded and elaborately moulded rod like object. One end intact, the other bifurcating and broken. Intended to be seen from all sides. Medieval, possibly part of a complex harness mount. See (S1).
Early post medieval double looped buckle frame, each side trapezoidal with moulded outer edge.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA) and S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 28 November 1995.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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

  • CEREMONIAL OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • MINIATURE OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CANDLE HOLDER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 1988. LCH 0-1, Medieval gilded object..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: FVA 6-8.
<S1>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.

Related records

12879Parent of: Multi-period finds (Find Spot)
13107Parent of: Roman to medieval pottery (Find Spot)

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