Record Details

NHER Number:12580
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age brooch

Summary

An Iron Age copper alloy brooch found by metal detecting in 1976.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 73 87
Map Sheet:TL78NW
Parish:HOCKWOLD CUM WILTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1976. Found with metal detecting in ploughsoil.
La Tene I copper alloy brooch with pin and much of spring missing. Bow solid, pentagonal in section, with foot recurved in triangle, terminating in disc and double crescents. Disc pierced, and holds find copper alloy pin probably for holding paste or enamel ornament.
See (S1) in the Illustration Library.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Illustration: Mayes, J.. 1977. Sketch of an Iron Age La Tene I copper alloy brooch.. Film. 1:1.

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