Record Details

NHER Number:35131
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds scatter

Summary

Metal detecting recovered many objects dating from the Roman to the post medieval period. These include a Roman mount in the shape of a goat's head, a Middle to Late Saxon strap end with an animal head terminal and the front part of a medieval buckle frame. The frame is decorated with an openwork scene of a knight fighting a lion. Roman, medieval and post medieval coins were also found.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 04 87
Map Sheet:TM08NW
Parish:KENNINGHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

August to September 1999. Metal detecting. Field includes sites NHER 30739 and NHER 31325.
Medieval and post medieval coins.
Two Roman brooches.
Roman ?figurine.
Medieval strap end.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 March 2000.

March/April 2002. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon and medieval metal objects (S1).
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 May 2002.

August/September 2002. Metal detecting. Area [1].
Remarkable Roman vessel mount in the form of a goat's head (S2).
Fine 9th century strap-end (S3).
See descriptions and (S1) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 October 2002.

December 2002/January 2003. Metal detecting.
Extraordinary post medieval ?ferrule.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 15 February 2003.

March/April 2003. Metal detecting.
Medieval sherd.
Two medieval coins.
Medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 May 2003.

Before 4 February 2005. Metal detecting.
Two Roman, four medieval and two post medieval coins.
Roman brooches.
Medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 April 2005.

Before 10 May 2005. Metal detecting.
Two medieval (S4) and one post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 September 2005.

Before 9 May 2006. Metal detecting.
Medieval buckle.
Post medieval weight.
Medieval coin and post medieval coin.
See description in file.
E. Darch (NLA), 24 August 2006.

Before 25 April 2007. Metal detecting.
5th-8th century oval buckle frame.
See description in file.
E. Darch (NLA), 2 August 2007.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon to Middle Saxon - 410 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BOW BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Early Saxon to Middle Saxon - 411 AD to 850 AD)
  • BRIDLE BIT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • EWER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FERRULE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---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: Ashley, S.. 2002. Drawing of a medieval buckle plate.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: White, S.. 2002. Drawing of a Roman copper alloy vessel mount.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: White, S.. 2002. Drawing of a Middle/Late Saxon copper alloy strap-end.. Film. 2:1.
<S4>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2005. Drawing of a medieval buckle frame.. Film. 2:1.

Related records

30739Part of: Medieval thimble and post medieval buckle (Find Spot)
31325Part of: Post medieval buckle (Find Spot)

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