Record Details

NHER Number:42572
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric and medieval finds

Summary

Metal detecting between 2005 and 2017 recovered a Late Neolithic or Early Bronze Age plano convex knife, some prehistoric worked flints, a medieval coin, a very unusual two-sided copper alloy seal matrix, and a medieval chafing dish fragment.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 29 08
Map Sheet:TG20NE
Parish:GREAT AND LITTLE PLUMSTEAD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK
POSTWICK WITH WITTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

July-August 2005. Metal-detecting.
1 Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age plano convex flint knife (?unfinshed due to brakage).
1 Late prehistoric flint borer and 3 flakes.
1 medieval coin and 1 very unusual two-sided seal matrix.
1 post-medieval buckle frame.
Flints identified by P. Robins (NCM), coin by A. Marsden (NLA) and other objects by S. Ashley (NLA).
See lists in secondary file.
The unfinished plano convex flint knife is probably amongst a small collection worked flints from Postwick that the finder subsequently donated to the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2008.206).
Flints identified by P. Robins (NCM), coin by A. Marsden (NLA)) and other objects by S. Ashley (NLA). See lists and descriptions in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 September 2005. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 15 February 2019.

January-February 2017. Metal-detecting. [1].
Medieval chafing dish fragment.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 3 April 2017.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BORER (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • PLANO CONVEX KNIFE (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CHAFING DISH (Medieval to 16th Century - 1475 AD to 1525 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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