Record Details

NHER Number:33092
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age, Roman and medieval to post-medieval finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1996 and 2018 recovered Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; post-medieval jettons and Bronze Age, Roman and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Bronze Age palstave fragment and flanged axehead; a Roman brooch; a medieval key; a medieval/post-medieval button, thimble and copper alloy vessel fragment and post-medieval trade weights, a buckle and crotal bell.

Images

  • Post-medieval thimble from NHER 33092  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TG 16 16
Map Sheet:TG11NE
Parish:FELTHORPE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1996. Metal detecting finds. [1].
Roman coins.
Middle Bronze Age palstave fragment.
2nd century Roman plate brooch. Decorated with 2 concentric circles. The outer one has triangular cells of pale blue/green enamel. The inner one contains 6 oval cells of the same enamel arranged in a flower pattern radiating out from a boss.
See lists and (S1) in file.
V. Fryer (NCM) 27 June 1997.

1997. Metal detecting. [2].
Bronze Age flanged axehead.
Identified by A. E. West (NCM) November 1997.
K. Sussams (NLA) 28 November 1997.

May-June 1999. Metal detecting. [3].
3 medieval coins.
Lead 1/2oz trade weight of Elizabeth I (1558-1603). Flat and circular, it is stamped on one face with a crowned E, the arms of Norwich, and an A for avoirdupois. Now weighs 14.0g (0.49oz).
Lead 1 oz early post medieval trade weight. Flat and circular, it is stamped on one face with arms: a fess, in chief 3 annulets, in base a chevron (or possibly a chevron, on a chief 3 annulets). This is probably the arms of a town of city in England or northwest Europe.
Now weighs 27.73g (0.978oz).
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 28 October 1999.

August to September 1999.
Medieval copper alloy key.
See list in file.

November 1999. Metal detecting. [4].
Medieval/early post medieval cooking vessel. Leg and fragment of vessel wall survives. Circular in section with a right angled turn to a broken off foot.
Early post medieval jetton issued by Hans Schultes I (working 1553 to 1584) in Nuremberg. Obverse: 3 lis and 3 crows around a rose, with legend beginning with a fleur de lis. HANS (wedge) SCHULTES (wedge) OXF.
Reverse: orb in trefoil with pellets outside, and fictitious legend. The wedge shape in Hans Schultes I's personal mark. Not exactly paralleled in Mitchiner.
K. Hinds (NLA) 6 March 2000.

Before 11 October 2006. Metal detecting.
Post medieval buckle.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 March 2007.

February-March 2015. Metal-detecting. [5].
1 Roman coin.
1 medieval coin.
3 post-medieval coins and 2 jettons.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 May 2015.

March-April 2015. Metal-detecting. [6].
Medieval/post-medieval button and thimble.
Post-medieval crotal bell.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 June 2015.

March 2018. Metal-detecting. [7].
1 medieval coin.
1 post-medieval jetton.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 2 May 2018.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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

  • FLANGED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FLANGED AXEHEAD (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)
  • PALSTAVE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 69 AD to 117 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1125 AD to 1135 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1302 AD)
  • BUTTON (Medieval to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • THIMBLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1520 AD to 1650 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1561 AD to 1561 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century - 1562 AD to 1586 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1578 AD to 1578 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1593 AD to 1593 AD)
  • CROTAL (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

Related records - none

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