Record Details

NHER Number:31313
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Bronze Age, Middle to Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval finds

Summary

Three Middle Saxon silver coins found by metal-detecting in 1994. Metal-detecting in 2009 recovered Middle and Late Saxon metal objects and a post-medieval coin. Metal-detecting in 2011 recovered a medieval coin, Late Bronze Age spearhead point and medieval buckle frame.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TM08NE
Parish:BANHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1994. Found with metal-detecting.
Three Sceats.
NB. Locations as marked on NCM map must be wrong as part of area shown has been built over for many years (but post NCM map revision date). Therefore the whole north west corner of the field has been assigned one county number.
Continental Runic type sceat (coin form A in file).
Sceat on form B in file.
Sceat on form C in file.
Identified J. Davies (NCM), 2 August and 2 September 1994.

Possibly these sites can simply be moved the equivalent distance away from present north field boundary.
E. Rose (NLA), 11 July 1995 after W. Milligan (NCM), 16 June 1994.

New grid references by W. Milligan (NCM); see file.

Before September 2009. Metal-detecting.
Middle Saxon/Late Saxon metal objects and post-medieval coin.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 February 2010.

Before 28 March 2011. Metal-detecting.
1 medieval coin, Late Bronze Age spearhead tip (S1) and medieval buckle frame.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 13 July 2011.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 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

  • SPEARHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BRIDLE BIT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2011. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age spearhead.. Film. 1:1.

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