Record Details

NHER Number:29339
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal-detecting between 1992 and 2012 recovered Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds; a medieval tile fragment; Iron Age, Roman, medieval and post-medieval coins; a medieval/post-medieval jetton and undated, Iron Age, Roman, Early Saxon, Middle Saxon and medieval to post-medieval metal objects. The metal finds include Iron Age and Roman brooches; a Roman buckle and finger-ring; Early Saxon dress accessories, a disc brooch made of silver and garnet and an axe-shaped harness mount; a Middle Saxon hooked tag; medieval dress accessories, an ampulla, seal matrices, padlock, part of a mirror, a stylus and a coin adapted into a mount; medieval/post-medieval copper alloy vessel fragments and a finger-ring; a post-medieval finger-ring, buckle, mount and strap fitting and undatable metal-working waste.

Images

  • Early Saxon harness mount from NHER 29339  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon harness mount from NHER 29339  © Norfolk County Council
  • Romano-British bracelet from NHER 29339  © Norfolk County Council
  • Iron Age finger ring from NHER 29339  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon sleeve clasp from NHER 29339  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon pendant from NHER 29339  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon vessel from NHER 29339  © Norfolk County Council
  • Early Saxon vessel/escutcheol from NHER 29339  © Norfolk County Council
  • Post-medieval brooch 1 from NHER 29339  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF94SE
Parish:BINHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

August 1992. Metal-detecting finds. [1].
4 medieval coins.
Identified J. Davies (NCM).
See list in file.
1 Pilgrim head ampulla.
2 Cloth seals, medieval.
1 medieval copper alloy strap-end.
See list in file.
Identified S. Margeson (NCM).
J. Davies (NCM), 23 September 1992.

Summer 2003. Stray finds recorded.
Medieval lead seal matrix.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 January 2004.

Before 19 January 2004. Metal-detecting.
3 Roman, 7 medieval and 1 post-medieval coins.
1 medieval and 1 post-medieval jettons.
Roman, Early Saxon, medieval and post-medieval metal finds.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 June 2004.

Before 6 August 2004. Metal-detecting.
Early Saxon disc brooch and escutcheon plate and suspension ring from a vessel [3], perhaps from a hanging bowl (S5).
See list and map in file. Information on escutcheon plate and suspension ring from PAS import.
S. Ashley (NLA) ident.
Disc brooch acquired by Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2006.184).
E. Darch (NLA), 11 August 2004.

See (S1) and (S2).
E. Darch (NLA), 27 January 2005.

Before 15 August 2004. Metal-detecting.
Early Saxon wrist clasp. Two fragments of cruciform brooch.
Post medieval ?knife handle.
See description in file.
E. Darch (NLA), 4 February 2005.

Early Saxon silver gilt and garnet disc brooch declared Treasure.
E. Darch (NLA), 11 March 2005.

Before 10 September 2008. Metal-detecting.
Iron Age coin, Roman pottery, coins, brooch, finger ring, buckle, Early Saxon girdle hanger, wrist clasp, brooch, Middle Saxon hooked tag, Late Saxon pottery, medieval hooked tag, mirror case, buckle, strap end, padlock, mount, horse harness mount, stylus (S3) and post-medieval mount, finger ring, vessel, and window came.
See list in file.
E. Darch (NLA), 20 March 2009.

Before August 2010. Metal-detecting.
Undated copper alloy metal working waste. See descriptions in file.
E. Darch (HES), 1 August 2011.

23 February 2011. Metal-detecting.
Early Saxon copper alloy harness mount (S4).
See description and x-ray in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 14 July 2011.

September 2011. Metal-detecting. [2].
Medieval coin (gros tournois of Louis IX, Tours, 1266-70), possibly adapted into a brooch.
Information from PAS import.
This possible coin brooch was submitted as potential Treasure (Treasure case 2011 T755), declared treasure at inquest on 24 December 2013 and subsequently donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2014.20).
A. Beckham (HES), 12 March 2013 and E. Darch (HES), 20 January 2014 and 16 April 2015. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 9 June 2020.

Before 18 September 2012. Metal-detecting. [3].
Late Iron Age/Early Roman finger ring.
Roman 'Knickfibel' one-piece brooch and a penannular bracelet.
Early Saxon pendant and a sleeve clasp eye-plate.
Medieval sexfoil mount.
Medieval/post-medieval cast copper alloy vessel leg.
Post-medieval locking arm buckle.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 5 February 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 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

  • KNIFE (Unknown date)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • RING (Unknown date)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Unknown date)
  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Late Iron Age to Roman - 100 BC to 100 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 100 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BRACELET (Roman to Early Saxon - 200 AD to 410 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman to Early Saxon - 400 AD to 500 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • GIRDLE HANGER (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SLEEVE CLASP (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • PENDANT (Early Saxon - 500 AD to 600 AD)
  • SLEEVE CLASP (Early Saxon - 500 AD to 600 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • AMPULLA (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)
  • DAGGER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MIRROR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOUNT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PADLOCK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STYLUS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOUNT (Medieval - 1200 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1266 AD to 1270 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval to 17th Century - 1300 AD to 1700 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 16th Century - 1450 AD to 1550 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CROTAL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • KNIFE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MOUNT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WINDOW (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 2006. Treasure Annual Report 2004. pp 65 and 115; Nos 80 and 222; Figs 80 and 222.
---Publication: British Museum. 2013. Treasure Act Annual Report 2011. p xxxvi.
---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Map: Finder's Map..
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2005. Precious finds are declared treasure by coroner. 5 March.
---X-ray: 2011. X-ray of Saxon harness mount, Binham, HER29339.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Ashley, S. & Nenk, B.. 2004. Treasure Report, Case 2004 T293.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Care Evans, A.. Silver-gilt keystone garnet disc brooch from Binham, Norfolk.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2009. Drawing of a medieval stylus.. Find Illustration. Film. 2:1.
<S4>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2012. Drawing of an Early Saxon gilt copper alloy axe-shaped harness mount. Find Illustration. Film. 2:1.
<S5>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2013. Drawing of Early Saxon escutcheon plate and suspension ring from a vessel.. Film. 2:1.

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