Record Details

NHER Number:3343
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman brooch and site of a medieval watermill


According to documentary sources this is the site of a medieval watermill. Metal detecting in 2000 recovered a 2nd century AD brooch from this site.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 68 20
Map Sheet:TF62SE

Full description

Site of Tricket Mill.
Extant 1285, compare with (S1).
Information from (S2).

September 1979. Visit.
No trace of mill - stream has often been dredged with a JCB.
E. Rose (NAU) 18 September 1979.

June to July 2000. Metal detecting.
Very worn Roman disc brooch with no trace of pin bar lug or catch plate on reverse. Some gilding on front. In centre a ring or red enamel around either a green enamel dot or metal. A slight groove within the outer edge. 2nd century.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 20 September 2000.

Part of large scatter NHER 28352.
E. Rose (NLA).

Monument Types

  • WATERMILL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 100 AD to 200 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Bawsey.
<S1>Publication: Parkin, C. 1762. Topography of Freebridge. p.14.
<S2>Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 62 SE 26.

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28352Part of: Multi-period objects and pottery sherds (Find Spot)

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