Record Details

NHER Number:30333
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1993 and 2015 recovered Roman pottery sherds; Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; medieval and post-medieval tokens and Bronze Age, Late Iron Age to Roman, Middle Saxon and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Bronze Age socketed axehead; a Late Iron Age brooch; Late Iron Age/Roman brooches; Roman brooches, a seal box lid, pestle, furniture fitting, bracelet terminal and military harness mount or stud; a Middle Saxon pin; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; medieval brooches, a key, harness fitting, harness pendant, balance fragment, seal matrix, coin weight, copper alloy vessel leg, ?purse bar terminal, sword chape, weight, part of a balance and a casket handle/fitting; a medieval/post-medieval handle from a chafing dish or cupboard door and post-medieval thimbles, harness mounts, a brooch, rowel spur fragment, candle holder handle, casket key, weight, miniature knife handle and pistol grip knife handle.

Images

  • Romano-British pot from NHER 30333  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British brooch from NHER 30333  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval brooch from NHER 30333  © Norfolk County Council
  • Post-medieval harness mount from NHER 30333  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British harness mount from NHER 30333  © Norfolk County Council
  • Post-medieval harness mount from NHER 30333  © Norfolk County Council
  • Post-medieval knife from NHER 30333  © Norfolk County Council
  • Iron Age brooch from NHER 30333  © Norfolk County Council
  • Post-medieval harness mount from NHER 30333  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TF 69 06
Map Sheet:TF60NE
Parish:FINCHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1993. Metal detecting finds. [1].
Late Bronze Age socketed axe fragment, (S1)
19 1st to 4th century coins.
4 post medieval tokens.
See lists in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 8 December 1993.
Colchester brooch. 0 to 50/55 AD.
Identified by D. Mackreth.
Medieval objects: key, 2 ring brooches, belt fittings, harness fitting; seal matrix, handle, coin weight and vessel leg.
Post medieval objects: dress fittings, thimbles, rowel, candle holder handle, miniature knife.
Full list and drawings in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 11 January 1994.

1994. Metal detecting finds.
Plate oval/round gilded, 3rd century.
Identified by D. Mackreth 1995.
2 x Trajan denarius.
Septimius Severus denarius.
Faustina I denarius.
Caracalla denarius.
Hadrian denarius.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 10 April 1995.
See lists in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 13 June 1995.

1995. Metal detecting finds.
Plate brooch, gilded oval 2 zone, about 200 to 250.
Wire of unknown date (not a brooch).
Identified by D. Mackreth 1996.
Roman cosmetic pestle.
W. Milligan (NCM) 21 May 1997.

1995. Metal detecting finds.
15 Roman coins.
1 medieval coin, 1 medieval jetton.
1 post medieval jetton.
See lists in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 11 December 1995.
?Early Saxon pin.
Medieval: weight, sword and chape, strap end buckle, strap ends, and ?purse bar terminal.
Post medieval: 3 weights and 2 serpent fasteners.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 1995.
W. Milligan (NCM) 8 February 1996.

Before 1996. Metal-detecting.
Three Early Saxon shield mounts (S2, S3, and S4).
NCM find reference TF60NE 299.
H. Hamilton (HES), 04 December 2013.

1996. Metal detecting find.
2nd century coin.
See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 4 August 1996.
W. Milligan (NCM) 22 May 1997.

1996. Metal detecting finds. [1].
8 Roman coins.
1 soldino.
See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 4 September 1996.
Roman: 3 brooches and seal box lid.
Medieval: ring brooch, harness pendant, balance fragment?
Early post medieval: topless thimble and 2 casket keys.
Post medieval harness mount and brooch or mount.
See polaroid and list in file.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 1996.
W. Milligan (NCM) 21 May 1997.

October-November 2015. Metal-detecting. [2].
Late Iron Age brooch.
Late Iron Age/Roman brooches.
16 Roman coins, 3 pottery sherds, brooches, a bracelet terminal and military harness mount or stud.
2 medieval coins, buckles, a brooch and strap loop.
Medieval/post-medieval handle from a chafing dish or cupboard door.
1 post-medieval coin, harness mounts, a hooked tag, thimble, buckle, button and pistol grip knife handle.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 January 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Iron Age - 100 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Iron Age to Roman - 100 BC to 409 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

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Late Iron Age to Roman - 50 BC to 50 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Iron Age to Roman - 25 AD to 60 AD)
  • BOX (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 75 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PESTLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SEAL BOX (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 100 AD to 300 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 100 AD to 260 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 100 AD to 260 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Roman - 120 AD to 300 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 148 AD to 149 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 154 AD to 155 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 170 AD to 230 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 268 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 268 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 271 AD to 274 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 271 AD to 280 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 402 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 286 AD to 293 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 353 AD to 354 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 364 AD to 378 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 367 AD to 375 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 367 AD to 375 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BALANCE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (12th Century to 13th Century - 1180 AD to 1247 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BROOCH (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • CHAFING DISH (14th Century to 16th Century - 1400 AD to 1600 AD)
  • BUCKLE (15th Century to 16th Century - 1450 AD to 1550 AD)
  • BUCKLE (15th Century to 16th Century - 1450 AD to 1550 AD)
  • COIN (15th Century - 1461 AD to 1483 AD)
  • BOX (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BROOCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CANDLE HOLDER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MINIATURE OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1700 AD)
  • THIMBLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1720 AD)
  • BUTTON (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)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1632 AD to 1639 AD)
  • KNIFE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1700 AD to 1800 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---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.
---Monograph: Ashley, S. 2002. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 101.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Jones, C.. 1993. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age socketed axe fragment.. Paper. Unknown.
<S2>Illustration: Bryer, L. 1996. Drawing of an Early Saxon shield mount.. Film. 1:2.
<S3>Illustration: Bryer, L. 1996. Drawing of an Early Saxon shield mount.. Film. 1:2.
<S4>Illustration: Bryer, L. 1996. Drawing of an Early Saxon shield mount.. Film. 1:2.

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