Record Details

NHER Number:30030
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Roman settlement and coin hoard, East Winch and Gayton

Summary

The amount of Roman pottery, building material, coins, including a hoard of radiate coins and associated manufacturing material, and other Roman metalwork found by fieldwalking and metal detecting suggest that this is the site of a Roman settlement. A Late Bronze Age knife, an Iron Age harness fitting, an Early Saxon brooch, Late Saxon pottery and medieval and post medieval pottery and metalwork have also been found by metal detecting on the site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF71NW
Parish:EAST WINCH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK
GAYTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Early 1992.
Iron Age hoof-shaped linch-pin foot, (S1)
See drawing in file
A. Rogerson (NLA) 10 July 2009

August 1993. Metal detecting finds and field collection. [1].
Roman coins and dolphin brooch.
Roman and Late Saxon or medieval sherds.
Late Saxon box mount.
See lists in file.
Identified by S. Margeson and J. Davies (NCM), and A. Rogerson (NLA).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 1 October 1993.

September 1993. Metal detecting finds. [1].
4 more Roman coins with individual grid references.
See list in file.
Identified J. Davies (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 1 November 1993.

February 1994. Metal detecting finds.
Roman coin.
?Roman pin and trumpet type brooch.
Full details in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 31 March 1994.

September 1995. Metal detecting finds. [1].
Unidentified Roman object, U shaped.
Acorn, circular sectioned, as one terminal, plain circular sectioned U bend, then rectangular sectioned double grooved boss, other end a ?loop with transverse hole. 47 x 24 mm.
Photograph.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 30 October 1995.

May 2001. Metal detecting. Site extended.
Roman terret and brooch.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 29 May 2001.

26 October and 17 November 2004. Metal detecting and fieldwalking.
Scattered 3rd century coin hoard.
Sherd spread suggesting settlement.
See description in file, list of coins to follow.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 22 November 2004.

Before 28 January 2005. Metal detecting.
Coin hoard of 31 radiate minims dating to 269 to 284, with cut fragment of denarius of AD 164 to 169.
See list and description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 28 January 2005.

Before 28 January 2005. Metal detecting.
14 Roman coins, 1 more from hoard.
Post medieval token.
Late Bronze Age (S2), Iron Age, Roman, Early Saxon, medieval and undateable metal objects.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 April 2005.

April/May 2005. Metal detecting.
Roman sherds, ?Roman slag, 17 Roman coins.
Iron Age (S3), Roman (S4 and S5) Medieval, post medieval and undateable metal objects.
See lists and map in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 June 2005.

All previously reported coins from radiate imitation hoard plus 25 additional coins and one molten blob found 17 October 2005 (not previously reported) declared Treasure 14 November 2005.
Hoard of ten 2nd century sestertii and two 3rd century bracelets found 3 May 2005 declared Treasure 4 November 2005.
A. Rogerson (NLA), November 2005.

Before 4 November 2005. Metal detecting.
Nineteen Roman coins.
Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval, post medieval and undatable metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 23 June 2006.

December 2015-December 2016. Metal-detecting. Site extended 105m to the south and 67m to the west. [2].
SB022017 - PAS details to follow.
A. Beckham (HES), 21 February 2017.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 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

  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • WEIGHT (Unknown date)
  • KNIFE (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Early Iron Age to Roman - 800 BC to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • LINCH PIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BELL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 75 AD)
  • CASTING WASTE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COSMETIC PESTLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COSMETIC SPOON (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HAIR PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HAIR PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KNIFE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • NAIL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • RAZOR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SPOON (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STUD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 55 AD to 80 AD)
  • COIN HOARD (Roman - 200 AD to 299 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BOX (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • INSCRIBED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT MEND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PLUG (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---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: White, S.. 1992. Drawing of an Iron Age hoof-shaped linch-pin foot.. Paper. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 2005. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age two edged knife.. Film. 1:1.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2005. Drawing of an Iron Age openwork harness fitting.. Film. 2:1.
<S4>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2005. Drawing of a Roman bracelet.. Film. 2:1.
<S5>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2005. Drawing of a Roman bracelet.. Film. 2:1.

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