Record Details

NHER Number:29853
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds scatter


A possible Iron Age shield fitting, Roman coins and pottery,Middle Saxon silver coin, a medieval strap fitting and part of a medieval vessel found during fieldwalking and metal detecting.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 74 26
Map Sheet:TF72NW

Full description

1993. Metal detecting and fieldwalking finds. Opposite Further Back Wood.
4 3rd/4th century coins.
See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 22 February 1993.
Possible Iron Age decorated half round binding strip for shield?
Roman pottery including mortarium, Samian, shelly wares and greywares.
?Medieval gilt copper alloy fragment ?belt fitting.
?Medieval copper alloy strip with pointed ends probably to attach a vessel repair?
W. Milligan (NCM) 9 March 1993.

2008. Metal-detecting.
This site is one of two possible locations where medieval jettons and a horse harness pendant were recovered in 2008. The other is an area centred at [1] (NHER 52800).
P. Watkins (HES), 20 April 2020.

Before April 2009. Metal detecting
35 Roman coins, one Middle Saxon coin, a fragment of Iron Age brooch and an incomplete medieval copper alloy folding clasp. 2 medieval jettons and a medieval horse harness pendant were also recovered, but may have been found at NHER 52800.
See list in file
E. Darch (NLA) 15 April 2009

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • SHIELD (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Finds Illustrations.
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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