Record Details

NHER Number:30248
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds


Metal detecting recovered finds dating from the Iron Age to the post medieval period. These include a late Iron Age mount or fitting, a Roman dolphin brooch, an Early to Middle Saxon mushroom-shaped mount, a 9th century 'backwards-looking beast' disc brooch, a medieval pilgrim's flask (ampulla), a medieval buckle and a medieval star-shaped mount. Roman and medieval coins and a post medieval jetton were also found.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 08 42
Map Sheet:TG04SE

Full description

October 1993.
Bronze 9th century disc brooch with backward turning animal with billeted border. Nicked decoration on neck of animal; feet have three toes. Broken lug on reverse. Complete catchplate. Lug parallel to edge.
Medieval pilgrim's ampulla, base only, damaged, with crowned W on obverse (Walsingham).
Medieval buckle with gilded plate, engraved lozenge in centre and four rivet holes, stamped borders.
Three medieval coins and post medieval jetton. See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) and S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 December 1993.

1997. Metal detecting.
Late Iron Age/Roman mount or fitting, function uncertain, (S1 and S2).
Roman coin, dolphin brooch
Early Saxon/Middle Saxon, mushroom shaped decorative mount or fitting, function uncertain. See (S2).
Medieval: star shapped archictectural stud. See (S2).
Three medieval coins.
See lists in file.
H.M. Geake (NCM), 1 October 1997.

Monument Types

  • 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 (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS FITTING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BOW BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Holness, A.. 1997. Drawing of a Late Iron Age/Roman possible mount.. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white. NCM.

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