Record Details

NHER Number:31119
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds scatter, including area of Bacton to King's Lynn gas pipeline

Summary

Metal detecting at this site has recovered a variety of finds and is particularly rich in Roman and Early Saxon objects. This is the site of a possible Roman settlement site and Early Saxon cemetery.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG02SW
Parish:BINTREE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

February 1995. Metal detecting.
Early Saxon mount, ?girdle hanger and Gp I cruciform brooch.
Medieval metalwork.
Post medieval coin.
See details and form in file.
D. Gurney (NLA) 20 March 1995.

December/January 1995/1996. Metal detecting.
One Roman and three post medieval coins.
See lists in file.
Bow and uppermost part of foot of Early Saxon cruciform brooch, traces of gilding, part of lappets surviving, circular sunken field in centre of bow, remains of catchplate on reverse. All breaks ancient. Probably Group V. See (S1).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 30 January 1996.

Before 20 August 1998. Metal detecting.
Early Saxon brooch and girdle hanger.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
Roman, medieval and post medieval coins.
Post medieval token.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 9 October 1998.

September- October 1998. Metal detecting.
3 Roman and 1 medieval coins.
Post-medieval jetton.
Roman metal objects (S2).
Medieval and post-medieval metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 9 November 1998.

August/September 2003. Metal detecting.
Site extended westwards.
Roman coin.
Post medieval jetton, buckle and button.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 October 2003.

May/June 2004. Metal detecting.
Early Saxon Group 1 cruciform brooch and post medieval coin.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 July 2004.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • BROOCH (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)
  • STUD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • GIRDLE HANGER (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KNIFE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (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)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished document: Transco/Network Archaeology. 2002. Network Archaeology Report No. 179. Bacton to Kings Lynn Proposed Gas Pipeline. Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment..
---Photograph: 1995. LDG 3-4, Early Saxon gilded mount..
---Photograph: 1995. LGD 5, Early Saxon girdle hanger..
---Photograph: 1995. LDG 6-7, Early Saxon cruciform brooch..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
<S2>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 1998. Drawing of a Roman vessel rim fragment.. Film. 1:1.

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