Record Details

NHER Number:29454
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Fieldwalking and metal-detecting between 1992 and 2013 recovered a late prehistoric flint scraper; Iron Age to Roman and medieval to post-medieval pottery sherds; a medieval quern stone fragment; a post-medieval glass linen smoother and clay tobacco pipe fragments; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; a post-medieval token and undated, Early Bronze Age, Iron Age to Early Saxon and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include undated copper alloy metalworking debris and a copper alloy ingot; an Early Bronze Age axehead fragment; Iron Age, Roman and Early Saxon brooches; medieval and post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval key and purse frame; medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragments and a weight and a post-medieval crotal bell, furniture fitting, purse bar, thimble and part of a suspension mount from a sword belt.

Images

  • Early Saxon annular brooch from NHER 29454  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TM19SW
Parish:BUNWELL, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

November 1992. Fieldwalking and metal detecting.
Roman dolphin brooch. 1st century AD. See (S1).
Medieval penny - illegible. 13th-15th century.
Post medieval Nuremberg jetton. Rose/orb type. Late 16th-early 17th century.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
Fragment medieval Mayen lava quern - grooved for grinding purposes.
Identified by W.F. Milligan (NCM).
Late medieval casket key with hollow stem and circular handle.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
J. A. Davies (NCM) 6 January 1993.

2000-10 March 2003. Metal detecting. Site extended. See old hard copy NHER map for original extent.
Coin: Richard/John short cross penny, class 4b, moneyer Ulard, mint Canterbury, about 1194-1204/5.
Identified by [1].
Copper alloy belt mount with two integral attachment spikes on reverse. An asymmetrical and more slender version of (S2). 24 x 8mm. 16th century.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 May 2003.

Before 12 July 2004. Site extended, previously centred at [2].
One post medieval coin.
Early Bronze Age flat axe fragment, (S3).
Two Iron Age/Roman brooches.
Early Saxon brooch.
Medieval/post medieval and unknown date metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 November 2004.

Before 20 June 2005. Metal detecting.
One post medieval coin.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 September 2005.

Before 26 March 2007. Metal detecting.
Prehistoric flint scrapers, post medieval coin, Early Saxon, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 May 2006.

Before 12 July 2012. Metal-detecting.
Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; Early Saxon brooch fragment; post-medieval metal objects and 2 post-medieval coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 14 February 2013.

March-October 2013. Metal-detecting. [3].
1 Roman coin.
Medieval buckle.
Medieval/post-medieval button and copper alloy vessel fragment.
1 post-medieval coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 6 February 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Iron Age to Roman - 100 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 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

  • INGOT (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAT AXEHEAD (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)
  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Late Iron Age to Roman - 42 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 286 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • QUERN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 16th Century - 1450 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUTTON (Medieval to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • LINEN SMOOTHER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (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)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOBACCO PIPE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century to 17th Century - 1582 AD to 1603 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1672 AD to 1679 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 2006. Treasure Annual Report 2004. p 65; No 81.
---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---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.
<S2>Monograph: Read, B.. 1995. History Beneath Our Feet.. No 732.
<S3>Illustration: Rogerson, A.. 2004. Drawing of the butt end of an Early Bronze Age flat axe.. Film. 1:1.

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