Record Details

NHER Number:30818
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting in 1994, 2012 and 2013 recovered fragments of Roman and Late Saxon pottery, Roman coins, post-medieval jettons and Roman, Roman/Early Saxon, Late Saxon, medieval, medieval/post-medieval, post-medieval and undated metal objects. The metal finds include Roman plate brooches; a Roman/Early Saxon strap-end; a Late Saxon bridle bit link; a medieval/post-medieval strap fitting and writing lead; medieval and post-medieval dress accessories and undated casting waste.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 62 05
Map Sheet:TF60NW
Parish:WIMBOTSHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Early 1994. Field containing ring ditch NHER 16540.
Whole field detected. No significant metal finds but scatter of sherds over northern two thirds - not systematically fieldwalked.
Roman grey Nar valley type three jar rims, one dish bowl rim, one body sherd.
One base East Anglian colour coated beaker (Roman).
One rim Thetford type jar (Late Saxon).
One body sherd probable Thetford type largish vessel (Late Saxon).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 18 August 1994.

Before 22 February 2010. Metal-detecting.
Fourteen Roman coins and Roman, Roman/Early Saxon, medieval and undated metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 27 June 2012.

Before 22 November 2010. Metal-detecting.
Four Roman coins and two post-medieval jettons; Roman, Late Saxon, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 27 June 2012.

Before 2 July 2013. Metal-detecting. Site extended to the south. [1].
Finds identified by HES but not recorded on the PAS database:
20 Roman copper alloy coins.
Finds recorded on the PAS database:
Roman plate brooch.
Information from PAS import.
See finder's map in file.
A. Beckham (HES) and A. Rogerson (HES), 10 July 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Early Saxon - 43 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 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

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • MIRROR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PLATE BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP END (Roman to Early Saxon - 43 AD to 650 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 100 AD to 300 AD)
  • BRIDLE BIT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • LACE TAG (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STYLUS (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Map: Finder's Map..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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