Record Details

NHER Number:33006
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman to post-medieval finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1996 and 2015 recovered post-medieval pottery sherds; Roman, Middle Saxon, medieval and post-medieval coins; medieval and post-medieval jettons; post-medieval tokens and undatable and Roman to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include undatable casting waste; Roman brooches, a cosmetic mortar, possibleneck ring fragment and military buckle pin; an Early Saxon brooch; a Middle/Late Saxon silver strap-end; a Late Saxon bridle cheekpiece; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval dagger scabbard chape, possible book fitting, spoon knop and seal matrices, including one depicting a lion and a tree; medieval/post-medieval thimbles, a book clasp and a copper alloy vessel fragment and post-medieval harness mounts, a rotary key, sword belt hanger suspension plate and musket ball or sweet mould.

Images

  • Romano-British neck ring from NHER 33006  © Norfolk County Council
  • Post-medieval sword belt from NHER 33006  © Norfolk County Council
  • Post-medieval harness mount from NHER 33006  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval buckle from NHER 33006  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval seal matrix from NHER 33006  © Norfolk County Council

Location

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

Full description

1996. Metal detecting finds. [1].
5 Roman coins.
Medieval penny.
Medieval English jetton.
Post medieval jetton and farthing token.
See lists in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
Odd brooch, ?associated with early Crossbow series.
Identified by D. Mackreth.
Late Saxon bridle cheekpiece.
Identified by H. Geake (A&E).
Henry VII farthing.
See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 11 March 1997.
W. Milligan (NCM) 19 May 1997.

1997. Metal detecting finds. [2].
Late Saxon strap end.
Medieval spoon knop.
Medieval and post medieval buckles.
Post medieval musket ball or sweet mould and half leaf harness fitting.
See details in file.
Identified by H. Geake (A&E) 1997.
W. Milligan (NCM) 23 May 1997.

1998. Metal detecting. Context 2, extended South. [2].
Undated/Roman/Early Saxon/Medieval/Early Post medieval metalwork.
Identified by H. M. Geake (A&E).
See list in file.
The mystery object found recovered here has been re-identified as a later 1st century military buckle pin. See description in file.
K. Sussams (NCM) 13 May 1999. amended by A. Rogerson (HES), 23 January 2012.

Mid 1999. Metal detecting. Site slightly extended (to south). [3].
1 Middle Saxon coin.
See Early medieval corpus sheet in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 17 October 2000.

Before 20 September 2004. Metal detecting.
1 post medieval coin.
Middle Saxon/Late Saxon silver strap end.
2 medieval seal matrices.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 February 2005.

February-March 2015. Metal-detecting. [4].
Undatable casting waste.
3 Roman coins, brooch and possible neck ring fragment.
2 medieval coins. 1 jetton, buckles, bar mounts, strap fittings, a harness mount, dagger scabbard chape, strap-end, button, strap loop, seal matrix and a possible book fitting.
Medieval/post-medieval thimbles, a book clasp and a copper alloy vessel fragment.
3 post-medieval jettons, 2 tokens, 2 pottery sherds, harness mounts, a rotary key, sword belt hanger suspension plate and buckle.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 May 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • 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

  • CASTING WASTE (Unknown date)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 75 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COSMETIC MORTAR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • NECK RING (Roman - 200 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 274 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 364 AD to 378 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP END (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HARNESS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (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)
  • RING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SPOON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 13th Century - 1100 AD to 1300 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (12th Century to 14th Century - 1150 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (12th Century to 15th Century - 1200 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUTTON (13th Century to 15th Century - 1230 AD to 1450 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1270 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century to 14th Century - 1279 AD to 1333 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 15th Century - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (13th Century to 15th Century - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • SCABBARD (13th Century to 15th Century - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • VESSEL (13th Century to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1307 AD to 1309 AD)
  • BUCKLE (14th Century to 15th Century - 1330 AD to 1450 AD)
  • JETTON (14th Century to 15th Century - 1373 AD to 1415 AD)
  • STRAP END (14th Century to 15th Century - 1400 AD to 1450 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • THIMBLE (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • THIMBLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1520 AD to 1650 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MOULD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MUSKET BALL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1540 AD to 1700 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1700 AD)
  • POT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1550 AD to 1700 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1575 AD to 1650 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 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)
  • POT (16th Century to 19th Century - 1600 AD to 1900 AD)
  • JETTON (17th Century - 1608 AD to 1612 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1650 AD to 1670 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1650 AD to 1670 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1660 AD to 1720 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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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