Record Details

NHER Number:33011
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age to post-medieval finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1994 and 2014 recovered Iron Age and medieval coins as well as Roman and Early Saxon to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Roman seal box; Early Saxon brooch fragment; a Middle Saxon brooch; a Late Saxon mount; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval key and post medieval coin weights, a weight and a harness mount.

Images

  • Early Saxon brooch from NHER 33011  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British seal box from NHER 33011  © Norfolk County Council

Location

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

Full description

1994. Metal detecting find. [1].
Cut halfpenny.
See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) 10 April 1995.
W. Milligan (NCM) 13 June 1995.

Late 1999 to Early 2000. Metal detecting. [2].
Iron Age coin.
Middle Saxon, Late Saxon (S1), medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 17 October 2000.

Late Saxon mount re-identified as part of a 12th-century sword scabbard chape depicting a mounted knight, cf. an example from HER 29913.
A. Rogerson (HES), 26 January 2010.

September-October 2014. Metal-detecting. Site extended 141m to the north-east. [3].
Roman seal box.
Early Saxon brooch fragment.
Medieval buckles and a bar-mount.
Medieval/post-medieval hooked tags.
Post-medieval buttons, a harness mount and a cufflink.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 December 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 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

  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • SEAL BOX (Roman - 70 AD to 250 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 450 AD to 530 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • MOUNT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • KEY (LOCKING) (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SCABBARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (13th Century to 14th Century - 1300 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (14th Century - 1375 AD to 1400 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • DRESS HOOK (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUTTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)
  • CUFF LINK (17th Century - 1662 AD to 1700 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 2000. Drawing of a Late Saxon mount.. Film. 2:1.

Related records - none

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