Record Details

NHER Number:28227
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Unprovenanced multi-period finds (Fincham, poorly located)

Summary

Metal-detecting between before 1990 and 2019 recovered Roman and medieval pottery sherds; Roman coins and medieval and post-medieval tokens; and undated, Early Bronze Age to Early Saxon and Late Saxon to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include undated unidentified objects; an Early Bronze Age ear ring and finger ring; a Bronze Age to Iron Age razor; Roman bowl and bucket fragments, brooches, a finger ring, bracelet, strap fitting, unidentified object, ear ring and steelyard weight; an Early Saxon brooch; a Late Saxon spindle whorl and strap fitting; medieval to post-medieval dress accessories; a medieval cauldron fragment, furniture fitting, and purse fragment; and post-medieval unidentified objects, a book fitting, coin weight, dress hook, knife fragment and spur fragment.
These finds are from Fincham parish but no accurate locational information is available.

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Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Parish:FINCHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

The following finds are from Fincham but no accurate locational informational available.

Pre 1990. Found with metal detecting. 'From around Fincham but mostly from the western side'. [1].
Roman and medieval pottery.
Bronze Age/Iron Age copper alloy razor, (S1).
Roman coins, brooches, finger rings, belt fitting, a snake bracelet, and other Roman metalwork.
An Early Saxon brooch.
Late Saxon strap ends, a spindle whorl and part of a horse harness bit.
Medieval and post medieval and undatd copper alloy and lead objects, coins, tokens, jettons and weights.
Full lists in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 8 August 1990.

November 2018-December 2019. Metal-detecting. [2].
NMD012019 - PAS details to follow.
The exact location of the findspot is unknown.
A. Beckham (HES), 28 January 2019.

September 2019. Metal-detecting. [3].
Roman brooch.
Information from PAS import.
Found at [4].
E. McDonald (HES), 2 June 2020.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • 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

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • EAR RING (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINGER RING (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • RAZOR (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • RAZOR (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • BOWL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • EAR RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STEELYARD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 75 AD to 175 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • HARNESS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CAULDRON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN WEIGHT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Davies, J. A. 1990. Drawing fo a Bronze Age/Iron Age copper alloy razor.. Paper. 2:1.

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