Record Details

NHER Number:15512
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon brooch

Summary

A fragment of an Early Saxon cruciform brooch found during metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 44 17
Map Sheet:TG41NW
Parish:MARTHAM, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

Officially in Martham parish as from 1986.

July 1979. On crest of low hill, in field south of B1152 to Martham. Found with metal detecting in ploughsoil.
Fragment of cruciform brooch consisting of lower part of bow and foot. Foot damaged but retains eyes of a face, (S1).
Other material from site examined but all post medieval or undatable.
A. Gregory (NAU) 3 December 1979.

Site referred to as 'Martham' by Norfolk and Suffolk MD members.
See note above.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gregory, T.. 1979. Drawing of an Early Saxon cruciform brooch fragment.. Film. 2:1.

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