Record Details

NHER Number:34895
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Sporadic metal-detecting in 1998 and 2016 recovered Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval coins; post-medieval jettons and a token and Bronze Age to Roman and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include a Bronze Age awl fragment and Middle Bronze Age chisel; a Late Iron Age/Roman brooch; Roman brooches, a hair pin and a vessel escutcheon shaped as the head of the god Jupiter; medieval buckles, a coin weight, seal matrix, harness pendant and book clasp; a medieval/post-medieval button and a post-medieval die stamp, hooked suspension mount and part of a knife.

Images

  • Medieval book fitting from NHER 34895  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British hair pin from NHER 34895  © Norfolk County Council

Location

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

Full description

1998. Metal detecting. [1].
Bronze Age fragment of a possible awl.
Roman copper alloy vessel escutcheon in the form of a head of Jupiter or Neptune (S3).
Medieval horse harness pendant, foot of a copper alloy vessel, and a strap end.
See list in file.
Identified by H. M. Geake (A&E) 1998.
K. Sussams (NCM) 13 May 1999.

Before 23 January 2009. Metal detecting.
Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post medieval coins.
Middle Bronze Age chisel (S1), Roman brooch, medieval seal matrix, swivel from a leash (S2), knife end stop and a die stamp.
See list in file
R. Crawford, (NLA), 3 August 2009.

September-October 2012. Metal-detecting. Site extended southwards. [2].
1 Late Saxon coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 4 December 2012.

July-September 2013. Metal-detecting. [3].
Late Iron Age/Roman brooch.
4 Roman coins, a brooch and a hair pin.
1 medieval coin, buckles and a book clasp.
1 post-medieval coin and 2 jettons.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 11 November 2013.

July-September 2016. Metal-detecting. [4].
1 Roman coin and a brooch.
Medieval buckle.
Medieval/post-medieval button.
2 post-medieval coins, 1 token and a hooked suspension mount.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 4 November 2016.

May 2018. Metal-detecting. Site extended to the whole field. [5].
IND10052018JS - PAS details to follow.
A. Beckham (HES), 12 October 2018.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Iron Age to Roman - 100 BC to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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

  • WEIGHT (Undated)
  • AWL (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • CHISEL (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • AWL (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Iron Age to Roman - 20 AD to 75 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 65 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 75 AD?)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 81 AD to 270 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 161 AD? to 180 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 260 AD to 296 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 269 AD to 271 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 275 AD to 286 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 1056 AD to 1059 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • LEASH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • BUCKLE (12th Century to 14th Century - 1200 AD to 1400 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1282 AD to 1289 AD)
  • BUCKLE (14th Century to 15th Century - 1350 AD to 1450 AD)
  • BUCKLE (14th Century to 15th Century - 1400 AD to 1450 AD?)
  • BUCKLE (14th Century to 16th Century - 1400 AD to 1525 AD)
  • BUTTON (15th Century to 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1600 AD?)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DIE STAMP (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1554 AD? to 1558 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1583 AD to 1601 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1583 AD to 1601 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (16th Century to 17th Century - 1600 AD to 1700 AD?)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1614 AD to 1625 AD)
  • COIN (17th Century - 1636 AD? to 1644 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1668 AD? to 1668 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2009. Drawing of a Middle Bronze Age chisel.. Film. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2009. Drawing of a medieval leash swivel.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Kercher, J. 1998. Drawing of a Roman vessel escutcheon in the form of a head of Jupiter or Neptune. Paper. 1:1.

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