Record Details

NHER Number:39717
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age/Roman to Early Saxon and medieval to post-medieval finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 2003 and 2014 recovered prehistoric worked flint, including a late Upper Palaeolithic blade and Late Mesolithic blade; Roman, medieval and post-medieval pottery and coins; post-medieval jettons and tokens and Roman, Early Saxon and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Roman phallic pendant, furniture fittings, a pair of tweezers, brooch, cosmetic pestle and harness fitting; an Early Saxon brooch; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval seal matrix, ampulla, harness pendant and vessel from a chrismatory; medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragments and a knife end-cap and post-medieval weights, a bell and a cloth seal.

Images

  • A possible medieval christmatory found in Marsham  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service
  • Medieval buckle from NHER 39717  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval buckle from NHER 39717  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval ampulla from NHER 39717  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British cosmetic pestle from NHER 39717  © Norfolk County Council
  • Neolithic blade from NHER 39717  © Norfolk County Council
  • Paleolithic blade from NHER 39717  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TG 21 23
Map Sheet:TG22SW
Parish:MARSHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

July-August 2003. Metal detecting.
Medieval buckle.
Post medieval cloth seal.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 September 2003.

October-November 2004. Metal detecting.
Two post medieval coins.
Medieval metal objects including a chrismatory (S1).
Post medieval objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 December 2004.

November-December 2004. Metal detecting.
One Roman coin.
Roman phallic pendant (S2).
Medieval buckle.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 January 2005.

December 2004-January 2005. Metal detecting.
Four Roman, three medieval and two post medieval coins.
Medieval and post medieval jettons. Post medieval token.
Roman and medieval sherds.
Roman, Early Saxon, medieval and post medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 February 2005.

January-February 2005. Metal detecting.
One medieval and one post medieval coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 March 2005.

September-October 2007. Metal detecting.
6 Roman, 7 medieval and 1 post medieval coin, medieval and post medieval objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 November 2007.

November-December 2012. Metal-detecting. [1].
5 medieval coins, buckles, a strap loop and a silvered and enamelled elaborate quatrefoil harness pendant.
Medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragment.
2 post-medieval coins, 2 jettons, 1 token and buckles.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 January 2013.

February-March 2013. Metal-detecting. [2].
8 Roman coins, 2 pottery sherds, a Colchester-type two-piece brooch fragment and a furniture fitting.
1 medieval coin and 3 pottery sherds.
1 post-medieval pottery sherd.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 4 April 2013.

June-September 2014. Metal-detecting. [3].
Late Upper Palaeolithic flint blade.
Late Mesolithic flint blade.
4 Roman coins and cosmetic pestle.
2 medieval coins, a buckle and ampulla.
Medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel foot and knife end-cap.
1 post-medieval token, a lead weight and a copper alloy weight.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 October 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Upper Palaeolithic - 40000 BC to 10001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Mesolithic - 7000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Iron Age to Roman - 100 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 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

  • BLADE (Upper Palaeolithic - 15000 BC to 10001 BC)
  • BLADE (Late Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 7000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • COIN (Late Iron Age to Roman - 41 AD to 138 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 80 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COSMETIC PESTLE (Roman - 43 AD to 200 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PENDANT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PHALLIC OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 98 AD to 117 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 134 AD to 138 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 138 AD to 141 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 138 AD to 260 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 161 AD to 211 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 276 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 388 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 320 AD to 320 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 364 AD to 378 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CHRISMATORY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 13th Century - 1175 AD to 1300 AD)
  • COIN (12th Century - 1180 AD to 1185 AD)
  • COIN (12th Century - 1180 AD to 1190 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 13th Century - 1200 AD to 1225 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • POT (12th Century to 15th Century - 1200 AD to 1500 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1207 AD to 1216 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1248 AD to 1250 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1248 AD to 1250 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century to 14th Century - 1299 AD to 1301 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • VESSEL (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • VESSEL (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1305 AD to 1306 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (14th Century - 1340 AD to 1400 AD)
  • AMPULLA (14th Century to 16th Century - 1350 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1351 AD to 1377 AD)
  • KNIFE (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century to 17th Century - 1558 AD to 1603 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • WEIGHT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1650 AD)
  • POT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • WEIGHT (17th Century - 1625 AD to 1649 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1649 AD to 1660 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1660 AD to 1720 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1666 AD to 1666 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1667 AD to 1667 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---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: Gibbons, J.. 2004. Drawing of a medieval vessel.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2004. Drawing of a Roman phallic pendant.. Film. 2:1.

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