Record Details

NHER Number:31682
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period objects and pottery sherds

Summary

Fieldwalking and metal detecting in this area from 1995 onwards has recovered a variety of objects. Finds included an Iron Age horse harness pendant or fitting, a Late Saxon possible Thor's hammer pendant, part of a medieval knife and two fragments from a lava quern stone. In addition, Roman coins and sherds of Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery have been retrieved.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 00 82
Map Sheet:TM08SW
Parish:GARBOLDISHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

January 1995. Fieldwalking. Location [1].
One Iron Age sherd.
One Late Saxon Thetford.
Five gritty medieval sherds (one base), sixteen unglazed medieval and Green Glazed Grimston handle.
Four late medieval/transistional sherds (one base).
One iron glazed sherd post medieval.
Two Mayan lava fragments, probably medieval.
W. Milligan (NCM), 15 September 1995.

December 2005-January 2006. Metal detecting. Site extended.
Iron Age horse pendant or harness fitting, (S1).
Roman sherd.
Medieval knife.
Post medieval cloth seal.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 February 2006.

January - Februray 2006. Metal detecting.
Medieval buckle and post medieval dress or furniture fitting, both iron.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 March 2006.

April - May 2006. Metal detecting.
Copper alloy possible Thor's hammer pendant.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 June 2006.

January - February 2007. Metal detecting.
Medieval/post medieval and post medieval buckles.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 March 2007.

September - October 2007. Metal detecting.
2 Roman coins and a medieval buckle.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 November 2007.

January - February 2008. Metal detecting.
Twenty-one Roman and one medieval coin, Romano-British sherds, Romano-British Late Saxon, medieval and medieval/post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 18 March 2008.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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

  • HARNESS FITTING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • CEREMONIAL OBJECT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • MINIATURE OBJECT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • PENDANT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP END (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PILGRIM BADGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • QUERN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2006. Drawing of an Iron Age copper alloy horse furniture pendant.. Film. 2:1.

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