Record Details

NHER Number:30053
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1992 and 2014 recovered Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval coins; a post-medieval token and undated, Bronze Age to Roman and Late Saxon to post-medieval medieval metal objects. The metal finds include an undated ritual bell; a Bronze Age chisel; Roman brooches, a bracelet fragment and a furniture fitting; a Late Saxon strap fitting; a medieval seal matrix, book fitting and furniture fitting and post-medieval strap fittings and a furniture fitting.
This site may be related to the nearby site of an Iron Age and Roman occupation site (NHER 30049).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF60NE
Parish:FINCHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1992. Found with metal detecting. [1].
Medieval/Post medieval coins.

1993. Found with metal detecting. [1].
Iron Age, Roman coins.
Late Saxon metalwork.
Bronze Age chisels, (S1 and S2).
See full list and coin forms in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 8 July 1993.

1994. Metal detecting find. Context 9. [1].
Bronze Age chisel blade (S3).
Polaroid and drawing in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 4 May 1994.

1996. Metal detecting finds. [1].
Roman cross bow brooch. Second half of 3rd century.
Identified by D. Mackreth.
Post medieval token and jetton.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 12 March 1997.
Medieval mount and harness pendant and coin weight.
Post medieval belt fastener and strap end.
Copper alloy ball, unknown date and use.
Identified by H. Geake (A&E)) 1997.
Details in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 19 May 1997.

October 1998. Metal detecting. [2].
1 Roman and 1 post medieval coin.
See lists with grid refs in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 3 December 1998.

February 1999. Metal detecting. [3].
1 Roman coin.
See list in file with grid reference.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 2 April 1999.

October 1999 to February 2000. Metal detecting. [4].
Roman bracelet terminal.
Medieval seal matrix.
See further descriptions in file.
K. Hinds (NLA) 1 August 2000.

October 2000. Metal detecting. [5].
3 Roman coins.
Roman and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 30 November 2000.

September-October 2014. Metal-detecting. [6].
1 Late Iron Age coin.
1 Late Iron Age coin (Roman issue of Julius Caesar)
1 Roman coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 December 2014.

PLEASE DO NOT ADD ANY MORE FINDS TO THIS RECORD. PLEASE USE NHER 58588.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BALL (RITUAL) (Undated)
  • CHISEL (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • CHISEL (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Late Iron Age - 49 BC to 48 BC)
  • COIN (Late Iron Age - 10 AD to 42 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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)
  • COIN (Roman - 320 AD to 324 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Unpublished Document: Davies, J.. 1995. Coins discovered at a site in South West Norfolk 1994 - 95.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Illustration: D'Attoma, A.. 1993. Drawing of a Bronze Age tanged chisel.. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: D'Attoma, A.. 1993. Drawing of a Bronze Age chisel blade.. Paper. 1:1.
<S3>Illustration: D'Attoma, A.. 1994. Drawing of a Bronze Age chisel blade fragment.. Paper. 1:1.

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