Record Details

NHER Number:30735
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal detecting recovered a large number of finds dating from the Roman to the post medieval period. These include a Late Saxon strap end, a medieval horse harness pendant and a medieval copper alloy fragment of a figurine of a knight. The knight would have been part of a larger scene on an Easter sepulchre or altar with three or four soldiers and Christ stepping out of his tomb. Roman, medieval and post medieval coins were also found.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 04 87
Map Sheet:TM08NW
Parish:KENNINGHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1994. Metal detecting finds.
Edward III halfpenny.
Medieval lead token.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 8 March and 5 May 1994. See list in file.
14th century strap end with lobed terminal and single rivet at open end. Made of two plates, front decorated with rocker-arm zig-zag ornament.
Post medieval buckle, with sheet attachment plate.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) April 1994.
See (S1).
W. Milligan (NCM), 7 March 1994.

1994. Metal detecting finds.
At 0415 8714.
Cut halfpenny. See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 22 February 1995.
At 0416 8710.
Lead cloth seal. Lion rampant. Hrog ghe (?) within pelleted border.
See (S1).
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 22 December 1994.
W. Milligan (NCM) 8 December 1994.

August/September 1999. Metal detecting.
Site extended to include NHER 30734.
Post medieval coin
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 March 2000.

Before 2001. Metal detecting.
One post medieval coin weight.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 April 2001.

February 2001. Metal detecting.
Roman brooch.
Medieval harness pendant suspension mount, (S2).
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 20 March 2001.

April/May 2002. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon strap-end.
Post medieval ?buckle.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 June 2002.

September/October 2002. Metal detecting. In southwest corner of field.
Two Roman coins.
Roman sherd.
Fragment of medieval figurine, knight's head ?from an altar or Easter Sepulchre, (S3).
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 20 November 2002.

Before 10 October 2005. Metal detecting.
One Roman coin.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 February 2006.

Before 25 April 2007. Metal detecting.
Sprung Dolphin brooch, 1st centruy AD.
See description in file.
E. Darch (NLA), 2 August 2007.

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

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • ALTARPIECE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: 2002. KTH 25, Late Saxon strap end..
---Photograph: 2002. KTM 1-4, Medieval knights head..
---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>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 1998. Drawing of a medieval horse harness suspension mount.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 2002. Drawing of a medieval copper alloy figurine.. Film. 2:1.

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