Record Details

NHER Number:31050
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metalwork


Iron Age coins have reputedly been found on this site by metal detecting, although none has been reported. An Early Saxon brooch and a post medieval finger ring, coin, token and sword belt mount have also been found by metal detecting.

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Map Sheet:TG41SE

Full description

July/August 1994.
Head (sides missing) and most of bow of Early Saxon cruciform brooch. 'Vs' and double half-annular stamps on head. Broken single pin-lug. Stains of iron spring.
16th century finger ring with cast decoration. Distorted.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 11 November 1994.

2004. Metal detecting.
[1] reports seeing an uninscribed stater found on metal detecting rally organised by [2] and hearing rumours of another one being found at the same time and place, along with an Iron Age silver unit. These finds may accord with another rumour reported by [1], that an Iron Age silver coin was found near Filby church in the 1980s.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 December 2004.

September/October 2006. Metal detecting.
Post medieval coin, token and sword belt mount.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 November 2006.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (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)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

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