Record Details

NHER Number:4584
Type of record:Monument
Name:Undated rectangular cropmark

Summary

An undated rectangular cropmark can be seen on aerial photographs. Metal detecting here has recovered Roman coins, a Roman brooch and a possible Late Saxon vessel foot. Fieldwalking has recovered prehistoric flints and fragments of prehistoric, Roman, Late Saxon and medieval pottery.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 77 01
Map Sheet:TF70SE
Parish:GOODERSTONE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Rectangular cropmark on RAF aerial photographs.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

August 1986. Metal detecting. On south edge cropmark.
Coin of Magnentius, VIRTVS DD NN AVG ET CAE AD 350 to 353.
See (S1).
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU).
A. Rogerson (NAU), September 1986.

Marked as 2 on (S1)
Coin of Constantius II or Constans, irregular SECVRITASREIP AD 337 to 340.

3 on (S1).
Antoninianus of Vistorinus AD 268 to 270.

4 on (S1).
Bow of Langton Down brooch, bronze, mid 1st century.

5 on (S1).
Bronze object with stylised animal ornament. ??Late Saxon vessel foot. See (S2).
A. Rogerson (NAU), October 1986.

1986 to 1987. Fieldwalking.
Prehistoric sherd and flints, Roman sherds and flue tile, Late Saxon sherds (Stamford and Thetford type), medieval sherds.
See (S3).
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU), 26 June 1987.

May to June 1987. Metal detecting.
Roman coins. See list in file.
Identified by T. Gregory (NAU).
A. Rogerson (NAU), 24 July 1987.

Monument Types

  • SITE (Unknown date)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 70 SE 22.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Gooderstone.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..
<S2>Illustration: Penn, K. 1986. Drawing of a copper alloy object with stylised animal ornament, possibly a Late Saxon vessel foot. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Unpublished Document: de Bootman, M.. 1986 to 1987. Gooderstone Survey Field 4584 Record. Parcel No 274..

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