Record Details

NHER Number:34607
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Bronze Age, Roman, medieval and post-medieval finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1998 and 2017 recovered Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; a medieval token; a post-medieval jetton and Late Bronze Age, medieval and post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include part of a Late Bronze Age socketed axehead; a medieval harness pendant, strap-end, buckle, book fitting and silver annular brooch and a post-medieval knife end-stop, probable vervel, a weight and a hooked mount from a sword belt.

Images

  • Medieval book fitting from NHER 34607  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG21NW
Parish:HORSHAM ST FAITH AND NEWTON ST FAITH, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

September 1998. Metal-detecting. Finder's Field 13. [1].
Fragment of Late Bronze Age socketed axehead (S1), cutting edge and tiny portion of socket only, fresh break. 1200 to 800 BC. Weight 49g.
See (S1) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 July 1999.

1999. Metal-detecting. [2].
Medieval lead token. One side has a relief six petalled flower, the other an eight pointed star crossed by a circle. In the triangles thus formed are pellets.
Medieval silver annular brooch with pin missing. The small circular frame is made of square section with each face decorated with tiny pellets and then twisted to resemble a cable. The pin construction is small and circular in section.
The silver brooch was retained as potential Treasure but subsequently disclaimed.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 March 2000 and 18 October 2000. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 29 May 2020.

Before 31 October 2007. Metal-detecting.
Medieval harness pendant.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 December 2007.

Before 15 September 2008. Metal-detecting
One Roman and four medieval coins, two post-medieval jettons and trade weight.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 December 2008.

Before 26 November 2008.
Post-medieval silver shield-shaped inscribed object, probably from hawking vervel .
See list in file.
This probable vervel fragment was submitted as potential Treasure (Treasure case 2009 T44), declared Treasure at inquest and subsequently acquired by Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2009.246).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 February 2009 and E. Darch (NLA), 17 April 2009. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 29 May 2020.

Before 26 October 2009. Metal-detecting.
Post-medieval knife end-stop and coin.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 March 2010.

January 2013-May 2014. Metal-detecting. [3].
Medieval book fitting.
Post-medieval hooked mount from a sword belt.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 July 2014.

January 2016-July 2017. Metal-detecting. [4].
1 medieval coin, a buckle and strap-end.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 2 October 2018.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1450 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1275 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1282 AD to 1289 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VERVEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1614 AD to 1634 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Publication: British Museum. 2011. Treasure Act Annual Report 2009. p xxxix.
---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.
---Unpublished Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 2000. Treasure Annual Report 1998-1999. p 68; No 152.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Maraszek, R. 1998. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age socketed axehead.. Paper. 2:1.

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