Record Details

NHER Number:16869
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon brooch

Summary

An Early Saxon cruciform brooch found by metal detecting in 1976. This was formerly recorded as NHER 14545.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 74 87
Map Sheet:TL78NW
Parish:HOCKWOLD CUM WILTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1976. Found by metal detecting in ploughsoil.
Early Saxon copper alloy cruciform brooch, bent when found, and broken subsequently by finder in attempting to straighten it.
(S1) in file.
A. Gregory (NAU) 10 December 1980.

A. Rogerson (NAU) points out that from (S1) this is clearly the same object as that formerly numbered NHER 14545.

This was located by A. Gregory (NAU) 13 February 1979 as found at [1].

NHER 14545 was noted as found in 1976, which must be the correct date and not 1980 as formerly on this card, as the original record was made in 1979.
E. Rose (NAU) 29 February 1989.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 1980. Drawing of an Early Saxon cruciform brooch.. Film. 2:1.

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