Record Details

NHER Number:29102
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds


Cropmarks of an undated rectangular enclosure and linear features including a possible trackway can be seen on an aerial photograph and are now recorded under NHER 9753. Metal detecting has recovered finds dating from the Roman to the post medieval period. These include an Early Saxon copper alloy rod decorated with animal heads, part of a Late Saxon decorative object in 'Ringerike' style and a medieval casket key. Roman coins were also found.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 21 03
Map Sheet:TG20SW

Full description

These cropmarks are now recorded under NHER 9753.

March 1992. Found with metal detector.
Three Roman coins (see list in file). Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
Early Saxon copper alloy rod, of circular section. Moulded decoration on one face- profiles of animal heads. See (S1).
Late Saxon fragment of probable Ringerike style object. V-shaped around pierced hole. Decorative. See (S1).
Medieval copper alloy casket key, kidney-shaped bow.
16th century copper alloy book clasp.
Late medieval shield-shaped mount.
Late medieval triangular belt or harness mount.
Post medieval cloth seal. See (S1).
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
Information from [1].
J. Davies (NCM), 12 May 1992.

2 July 1996. NLA air photography.
Cropmarks of a small rectilinear enclosure and associated linears.
Also to the south are two parallel ditches, which may define a broad trackway.
S. Massey (NLA), 26 July 2001.

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 2103AA - AF.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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