Record Details

NHER Number:20248
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon brooch


An Early Saxon brooch and a Late Saxon pendant, both found by metal detecting, and part of a large scatter which is indicative of a settlement of Iron Age and Roman date.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 37 08
Map Sheet:TG30NE

Full description

1982 to 1984.
Found with metal detecting.
Early Saxon brooch.
W. Milligan (NCM) April 1984.

1989. Metal detecting.
Cross-shaped pendant, considered to be Late Saxon (no. 189).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 October 2005.

Large scatter including NHER 17259, NHER 18298, NHER 18299, NHER 20246, NHER 20247, NHER 24348, NHER 29175 and NHER 29176. The number of Iron Age and Roman finds from this area suggests that this was the site of a settlement in the Iron Age and Roman period, although its exact nature is uncertain.
Sarah Spooner (NLA) August 2005.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • PENDANT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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