Record Details

NHER Number:25464
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1989 and 2013 has recovered Mesolithic/Neolithic, Neolithic/Bronze Age and Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age worked flints; a notable number of Roman pottery sherds as well as Middle Saxon and post-medieval pottery sherds; Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; post-medieval jettons and Roman to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include Roman brooches, a lampholder, a probe/spoon probe fragment, a furniture fitting and a ?tweezers blade; an Early Saxon girdle hanger; a Middle Saxon copper alloy pin; a Late Saxon stirrup-strap mount; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval copper alloy sheet fragment and post-medieval crotal bells.

Images

  • Romano-British furniture fitting from NHER 25464  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon girdle hanger from NHER 25464  © Norfolk County Council
  • Late Saxon stirrup from NHER 25464  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval strap end from NHER 25464  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF93NE
Parish:BINHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

August 1989. Metal-detecting.
Found by [1] at Context 1:
1 Iron Age coin.
1 Roman coin, 66 Roman pottery sherds (concentrated around pit, including 59 greyware, 1 flagon and 5 Samian), 2 brooches and 1 copper alloy lampholder.
1 ?Middle Saxon copper alloy pin.
1 medieval buckle.
1 undatable silver droplet.
Identified by D. Gurney (NAU). See list and finder's map in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 26 June 1990. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 3 January 2013.

September 1989. Metal-detecting.
Additional find by [1] at Context 1:
1 medieval brooch.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU) and S. Margeson. See description in file.

Found at Context 2 [2] (an area measuring 25m N-S x 7.4m E-W):
18 Roman pottery sherds (15 greyware and coarse ware, 1 Samian, 1 oxidised and 1 amphora).
1 post-medieval pottery sherd.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU), see list in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 26 June 1990. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 3 January 2013.

March 1990. Metal-detecting:
Found by [1]:
10 Roman pottery sherds (including 1 Samian and 8 greyware).
1 medieval gilt sheet.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU), see list in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 26 June 1990. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 3 January 2013.

April-May 2013. Metal-detecting.
Found by [1]:
2 Roman coins, 5 pottery sherds (including 4 Samian and 1 mortarium), 1 brooch, 1 probe/spoon probe fragment and 1 ?blade from tweezers.
Identified by D. Gurney (NAU), see list in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 26 June 1990. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 3 January 2013.

January-May 2013. Metal-detecting.
Finds identified by HES but not recorded on the PAS database:
23 Roman copper alloy coins.
1 medieval silver coin.
2 post-medieval copper alloy coins and 2 jettons.
Finds recorded on the PAS database [3]:
Mesolithic/Neolithic flint blade.
Neolithic/Bronze Age flint flakes and awl.
Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age flint scraper.
4 Roman pottery sherds, a furniture fitting and brooch.
Early Saxon girdle hanger.
1 Middle Saxon pottery sherd.
Late Saxon stirrup-strap mount.
Medieval buckles, a strap-end and belt mount.
Medieval/post-medieval hooked tag.
Post-medieval crotal bells.
Information from PAS import.
P. Watkins (HES) and A. Rogerson (HES), 10 July 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Late Neolithic - 10000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 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

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • BLADE (Early Mesolithic to Late Neolithic - 10000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • AWL (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FLAKE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 80 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • LAMP (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TOILET ARTICLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TWEEZERS? (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • GIRDLE HANGER (Early Saxon - 500 AD to 530 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD? to 850 AD?)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 720 AD to 850 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon to Medieval - 1000 AD to 1100 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (13th Century to 15th Century - 1270 AD to 1450 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP END (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (14th Century - 1350 AD to 1400 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1800 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Photograph: JHQ 3-7, Romano British lid with bird..
---Photograph: JHQ 8-11, Romano British enameled disc brooch..
---Photograph: JHQ 12-17 Roman head stud brooch..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..

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