Record Details

NHER Number:18425
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon strap end

Summary

A Late Saxon strap end with niello and silver decoration was found at this spot by metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 71 23
Map Sheet:TF72SW
Parish:CONGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

October-November 1981. Part of large scatter NHER 3565.
Hooked tag with nielloed central field on front and back. Front inlaid with silver scrolls. 9th-10th century.
See the strap-end decorated with silver scrolls from North Elmham Park (NCM loan) and see the hooked tag from Brandon, Suffolk excavations with similar niello and silver scroll decorations.
See (S1).
I.D. E. Green (NCM), 12 March 1982.
W. Milligan (NCM) 12 March 1982 (to NAU October 1982).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • DRESS COMPONENT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

Related records

3565Part of: Middle Saxon building and possible Roman to Late Saxon settlement and Early Saxon cemetery (Monument)
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