Record Details

NHER Number:42698
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting in 2005 and between 2012 and 2015 recovered prehistoric worked flints; Iron Age, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; a Late Saxon/medieval hone stone fragment; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; medieval to post-medieval jettons and Roman to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Roman brooch, nail cleaner and furniture nail or stud; Roman/Early Saxon buckle; Early Saxon brooch; an Early/Middle Saxon mount; part of a Middle Saxon pin; a Late Saxon strap-end, possible furniture mount fragment and an ingot; Late Saxon to post-medieval spindle whorl; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories and harness mounts; a medieval rumbler bell, ?lamp suspension unit, sword scabbard chape and thimble; medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragments and copper alloy rings and a post-medieval small sword/rapier quillon, coin weight, knife-end stop and a cloth seal.

Images

  • Post-medieval cloth seal from NHER 42698  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon brooch from NHER 42698  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon mount from NHER 42698  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British buckle from NHER 42698  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval unidentified object from NHER 42698  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval scabbard from NHER 42698  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TF 92 23
Map Sheet:TF92SW
Parish:HORNINGTOFT, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

September-October 2005. Metal-detecting.
1 prehistoric flint flake.
1 ?Early Neolithic flint serrated flake.
1 Iron Age pottery sherd.
1 Roman brooch (dolphin type), 1 furniture nail/stud and 1 nail cleaner fragment (from toilet set).
1 Middle Saxon pin.
1 Late Saxon strap-end fragment (Winchester style).
1 ?Late Saxon ?furniture mount fragment and 1 ingot.
1 Late Saxon/medieval stone hone fragment (?blue phyllite).
2 medieval coins, 1 key, 1 harness strap-loop (gilt), 1 buckle plate, 1 buckle pin, 1 buckle frame, 1 belt looped bar mount, 1 strap-end (gilt) and 1 ?lamp suspension unit.
2 post-medieval coins, 1 coin-weight, 1 small sword/rapier quillon, 1 silver dress-hook (gilt), 1 silver composite button, 1 knife-end stop, 1 sword belt mount and 1 button.
3 undatable/post-medieval lead weights.
Pottery Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA), other objects by S. Ashley (NLA), coins identified by A. Marsden (NLA) and flints by P. Robinson (NLA). See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 November 2005.
Updated by J. Page (HES), 3 April 2014.

September 2012-April 2015. Metal-detecting. Site extended 45m to the north. [1].
2 Roman coins.
Roman/Early Saxon buckle.
Early Saxon brooch.
Early/Middle Saxon mount.
Late Saxon to post-medieval spindle whorl.
2 medieval coins, 2 pottery sherds, buckles, strap-ends, a harness mount, strap fitting, rumbler bell, sword scabbard chape, thimble and copper alloy unidentified object.
1 medieval/post-medieval jetton, a button, copper alloy vessel fragments and copper alloy rings.
2 post-medieval coins, 1 jetton, 4 pottery sherds, buckles, harness mounts, cloth seals and button.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 7 October 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Early Saxon - 43 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon to Middle Saxon - 410 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon to 19th Century - 851 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 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

  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • DENTICULATE (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FLAKE (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • NAIL CLEANER (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 50 AD to 260 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 161 AD to 180 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Roman to Early Saxon - 300 AD to 450 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 450 AD to 475 AD)
  • MOUNT (Early Saxon to Middle Saxon - 500 AD to 800 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • INGOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP END (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • WHETSTONE (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Late Saxon to 16th Century - 1000 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • LAMP (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval to 12th Century - 1100 AD to 1200 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • POT (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (12th Century to 15th Century - 1200 AD to 1500 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1204 AD to 1209 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1204 AD to 1217 AD)
  • BELL (13th Century to 17th Century - 1270 AD to 1650 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (13th Century to 14th Century - 1270 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (13th Century to 15th Century - 1300 AD to 1450 AD)
  • STRAP END (13th Century to 15th Century - 1300 AD to 1450 AD)
  • VESSEL (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (14th Century to 15th Century - 1350 AD to 1450 AD)
  • RING (14th Century to 16th Century - 1350 AD to 1600 AD)
  • THIMBLE (14th Century to 15th Century - 1350 AD to 1450 AD)
  • BUCKLE (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUTTON (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • JETTON (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1570 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1650 AD)
  • POT (16th Century to 18th Century - 1550 AD to 1800 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1561 AD to 1582 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1575 AD to 1700 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (16th Century to 18th Century - 1575 AD to 1725 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • BUTTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • CLOTH SEAL (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1625 AD to 1634 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1690 AD to 1720 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1690 AD to 1720 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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