Record Details

NHER Number:31412
Type of record:Monument
Name:Middle Bronze Age to Early Saxon and Late Saxon to post-medieval finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1995 and 2016 recovered Iron Age, Roman and medieval pottery sherds; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; post-medieval jettons and tokens and undated, Middle Bronze Age, Roman, Early Saxon and Late Saxon to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include undated casting waste; the tip of a Middle Bronze Age spearhead; a Roman brooch, figurine, hair pin, lock, hanging bowl escutcheon and steelyard weight; Early Saxon mount; a Late Saxon finger ring and part of a stirrup; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; medieval harness fittings, a spindle whorl, swivel from a leash, finger ring, seal matrix, brooch, scale-tang knife end-cap, casket key and lock hasp from the lid of a box or casket; a medieval/post-medieval rumbler bell, furniture fitting, copper alloy ring, barrel padlock, copper alloy vessel fragments, candlestick and the end-cap from a scale-tang knife and a post-medieval shield-shaped plaque, hinge plate from a box or casket, scissors fragment, cloth seal, spoon, harness mount and mourning ring.

Images

  • Post-medieval button from NHER 31412  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval buckle from NHER 31412  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval swivel from NHER 31412  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval buckle from NHER 31412  © Norfolk County Council
  • Post-medieval finger-ring from NHER 31412  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval buckle from NHER 31412  © Norfolk County Council
  • Post Medieval finger ring from NHER 31412  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval buckle from NHER 31412  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British hanging bowl from NHER 31412  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon mount from NHER 31412  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval buckle from NHER 31412  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval seal mount from NHER 31412  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TM08NW
Parish:KENNINGHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1995. Metal detected finds. [1].
Five 4th century coins.
One James I farthing token.
See list in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 17 June 1995.
13th century casket or harness mount, pierced lobed terminals.
Medieval buckle with semi-circular plate with scalloped edge, and very finely stamped tendrils ornament in centre. Two domed rivets flank this decoration. Central pierced hole for rivet. D-shaped buckle has pin-rest in form of animal head.
Post-medieval shield-shaped plaque from chest or carriage etc.
See (S1).
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) May 1995.
W. Milligan (NCM), 1 June 1995.

1995. Metal-detected finds. [1].
Three 3rd/4th century coins. and four medieval coins
See list in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM), 27 October 1995 and 8 December 1995.
W. Milligan (NCM), 15 December 1995.

March 1996. Metal-detecting find.
Middle Bronze Age spearhead tip, (S2).
Description in file.
D. Gurney (NLA), 26 April 1996.

1996. Metal-detected finds.
Edward IV groat and Elizabeth I three pence.
See list in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM), 18 April 1996.
W. Milligan (NCM), 1 May 1996.

February 1997. Metal-detecting finds. [1].
Two Roman coins, As of Vespasian and follis of Cripus.
Both in very good condition. See coin form in file.
D. Gurney (NLA), 6 March 1997.

September-October 2008. Metal-detecting. Site extended.
7 Roman and 1 post-medieval coin, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 November 2008

October-November 2008. Metal-detecting.
Iron age, bronze age, medieval and post-medieval sherds, Roman, medieval and post-medieval objects, 1 medieval and 4 post-medieval coins.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 December 2008.

December 2008-January 2009
1 Roman, 1 medieval and 1 post-medieval coin, medieval, medieval/post-medieval & post-medieval metal objects, post-medieval token & jetton.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 17 February 2009.

January-February 2009. Metal-detecting.
2 Roman coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 March 2009.

February-March 2009. Metal-detecting.
2 Roman, 1 medieval & 1 post-medieval coin, medieval buckle, brooch, medieval/post-medieval pendant, purse frame, vessel, ring and post-medieval buckle, button, spoon, bell and silver cuff link.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 April 2009.

March-April 2009. Metal-detecting.
3 Roman & 1 post-medieval coin.
Roman figurine, possibly from a steelyard weight or furniture mount, (S3), a Roman/Early Saxon buckle, Late Saxon ring, stirrup, medieval brooch, medieval/post-medieval barrel padlock, vessel, post-medieval button, buckle and undatable casting waste.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 May 2009.

August-September 2010. Metal-detecting.
4 Roman, 1 medieval and 1 post-medieval coin.
Medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval (S5) metal objects.
See lists in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 19 October 2010.

September-October 2010. Metal-detecting.
6 Roman, 4 medieval and 2 post-medieval coins, 2 post-medieval jettons, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal finds (including post-medieval silver button).
See lists in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 16 November 2010.

August-September 2011. Metal-detecting.
Ten Roman, one medieval and one post-medieval coin, elaborate medieval buckle frame with wyverns (S4), medieval/post-medieval candlestick and post-medieval copper alloy mourning ring.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 19 October 2011. Amended by E. McDonald (HES), 19 October 2020.

September-October 2011. Metal-detecting.
Romano-British and medieval pot sherds, one Roman and two medieval coins, medieval, medieval/post-medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 14 November 2011.

December 2011-January 2012. Metal-detecting.
One Roman & one medieval coin, medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
S. Ashley (HES), 2 February 2012.

July-September 2014. Metal-detecting. [2].
1 Roman coin and a hanging bowl escutcheon.
Early Saxon mount.
3 medieval coins, buckles, a harness mount and seal matrix.
Medieval/post-medieval book clasp.
2 post-medieval coins and 1 token.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 November 2014.

September-October 2014. Metal-detecting. [3].
4 Roman coins.
1 medieval coin, a buckle and a folding strap clasp fragment.
Medieval/post-medieval end-cap from a scale-tang knife.
1 post-medieval coin, a hinge plate from a box or casket and a harness mount.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 December 2014.

August 2015. Metal-detecting. [4].
2 medieval coins.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 7 October 2015.

September-October 2016. Metal-detecting. [5].
Roman brooch.
Medieval buckles, a strap-end and bar mount.
1 post-medieval coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 15 December 2016.

October-November 2016. Metal-detecting. [6].
Medieval buckle, bar mount, casket key, scale-tang knife end-cap and lock hasp from the lid of a box or casket.
Medieval/post-medieval copper alloy ring and hooked tag.
1 post-medieval jetton and a cloth seal.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 9 January 2017.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 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 (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1302 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • SPEAR (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 75 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HAIR PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • LOCK (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD WEIGHT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 268 AD to 270 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 268 AD to 270 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 269 AD to 271 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 286 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 364 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 286 AD to 293 AD)
  • HANGING BOWL (Roman - 300 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 335 AD to 337 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 335 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 337 AD to 341 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 351 AD to 353 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 364 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 393 AD to 408 AD)
  • MOUNT (Early Saxon - 550 AD to 600 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BARREL PADLOCK (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CANDLESTICK (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • LEASH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PENDANT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1100 AD to 1200 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1194 AD to 1200 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • HASP (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1500 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1300 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1207 AD to 1216 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1210 AD to 1216 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1218 AD to 1242 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1251 AD to 1272 AD)
  • CLASP (Medieval - 1270 AD to 1450 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1270 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1270 AD to 1450 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1302 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1301 AD to 1310 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1310 AD to 1333 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1350 AD to 1450 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1350 AD to 1500 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1350 AD to 1500 AD)
  • RING (Medieval to 16th Century - 1350 AD to 1600 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1350 AD to 1450 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 16th Century - 1400 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1460 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval to 16th Century - 1475 AD to 1600 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval to 16th Century - 1486 AD to 1501 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (Medieval to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BOX (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CANDLESTICK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CHAFING DISH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CHEST (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DAGGER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HINGE (16th Century to 18th Century - 1540 AD to 1800 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PLAQUE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SKILLET (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPOON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century - 1550 AD to 1584 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1558 AD to 1561 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (16th Century to 17th Century - 1575 AD to 1700 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1614 AD to 1634 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1623 AD to 1624 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1636 AD to 1643 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1667 AD to 1667 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Publication: British Museum. 2011. Treasure Act Annual Report 2009. p xxxix.
---Publication: British Museum. 2012. Treasure Act Annual Report 2010. p xl.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Article in Monograph: Ashley, S. 2016. Anglo-Norman elite objects from castle and countryside. Castles and the Anglo-Norman World. Proceedings of a Conference held at Norwich Castle in 2012. Davies, J. et al (eds). pp 281-298. Fig 18.7 No 42.
<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: White, S.. 1996. Drawing of a Middle Bronze Age spearhead.. Film. 1:1.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2009. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy head. Find Illustration. Film. 2:1.
<S4>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2011. Drawing of a medieval tinned copper alloy buckle frame. Find Illustration. Film. 2:1.
<S5>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2012. Drawing of a post-medieval copper alloy mourning ring.. Find Illustration. Film. 2:1.

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