Record Details

NHER Number:32018
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal detecting between 1995 and 1996 recovered Roman and medieval coins and a number of other metal objects. The metal finds included an Early Saxon small-long brooch and wrist clasp; a Middle Saxon ansate brooch; a square medieval horse harness pendant; a medieval ampulla from Walsingham and a post-medieval gilded mount rosette. The horse harness pendant depicts two lions in combat.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 03 86
Map Sheet:TM08NW
Parish:KENNINGHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1995. Metal detecting finds.
Medieval sterling imitation penny.
See list in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 20 March 1996.
Early Saxon small-long brooch, (S2) three pierced circular lobes on head-plate. Transverse mouldings and wedge-shaped foot.
Medieval harness pendant (square) with integral loop. Blazon: between two lion combatant a staff fleury ( S1, S3 and S4). Identified by S. Ashley (NAU).
Post medieval gilded harness mount rosette.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 1996.
W. Milligan (NCM) 28 March 1996.

1995. Metal detecting finds.
Middle Saxon ansate brooch, circular terminal and bow. Other terminal missing. Terminal has border, of double rings and dot (eight) with white metal coating. Classy! Single lug on reverse and iron.
Medieval Walsingham ampulla. Crown and lis/phial.
Two Roman coins.
Medieval penny.
See list in file.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 1996.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 20 March 1996.
See (S3).
W. Milligan (NCM) 28 March 1996.

Pre 16 July 1996. Metal-detecting.
Found by [1]:
1 Early Saxon wrist clasp. See drawing (S5).
No description available [2].
P. Watkins (HES), 5 September 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SLEEVE CLASP (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---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>Monograph: Ashley, S. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 101.
<S2>Illustration: Holness, A.. 1996. Drawing of an Early Saxon small-long brooch.. Paper. 1:1.
<S3>Article in Serial: Ashley, S.. 1999. The Use of Lions Combatant on Late Twelfth/Early Thirteenth-Century Horse Furniture.. The Coat of Arms. New Series Vol XIII, no 187.
<S4>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 1996. Drawing of a medieval horse harness pendant.. Film. 2:1.
<S5>Illustration: Holness, A. 1996. Drawing of an Early Saxon wrist clasp. Paper. 1:1.

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