Record Details

NHER Number:33016
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1997 and 2012 has produced a range of objects and coins including a Bronze Age rapier; Iron Age, Roman and medieval coins; Roman objects; an Early Saxon gold bracteate and bead; Late Saxon metal finds and medieval and post medieval coins and metalwork.

Images - none

Location

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

Full description

1992 - 1993. Metal detecting finds.
13 1st/4th century coins.
6 medieval coins and 1 jetton.
1 post medieval coin and 2 tokens.
See list in file.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM), 16 February 1993.
Iron Age coin. No.42 on list (1993).
Bronze Age rapier, (S1).
Roman 2 brooches and 1 pin.
Early Saxon bead and gold bracteate suspension.
Late Saxon vessel foot.
Medieval (S2) and post medieval objects.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 1993.
W. Milligan (NCM), 26 January 1993.

Early 1998. Metal detecting.
Early Post medieval book clasp fragment. Decorated with incised lines and floral pattern. Centrally placed rivet hole at clasp end, the other end missing.
Identified by Natasha Hutcheson (UEA) March 1998.
K. Sussams (NCM) 13 May 1999.

Mid 1999. Metal detecting.
Site extended to west to [1] and [2].
2 Iron Age coins.
Roman and medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 17 October 2000.

Before 11 April 2002. Metal detecting.
Iron Age gold coin at [3].
Roman silver coin at [4].
Medieval ?strap fitting.
See list and description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 September 2002.

Before 24 January 2007. Metal detecting.
1 Iceni stater, Norfolk Wolf type, two Roman and six medieval coins.
See description in file.
A. Marsden & E. Darch (NLA), 30 April 2007.

May-July 2012. Metal-detecting.
Three medieval coins.
A. Marsden (HES), 16 October 2012.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 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

  • RAPIER (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • 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)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BEAD (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BRACTEATE (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • MINIATURE OBJECT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • VESSEL (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (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)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FERRULE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • LAMP (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STUD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1251 AD to 1254 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1307 AD to 1309 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1335 AD to 1343 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MOULD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MUSICAL INSTRUMENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TAP (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---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: Milligan, W.. 1992. Drawing of a Bronze Age rapier.. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 1993. Drawing of a medieval horse harness pendant.. Film. 1:1.

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