|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Early Saxon brooch and medieval buckle|
The lower end of a Early Saxon cruciform brooch and a square 15th century silvered copper alloy buckle were found here by metal detecting. These finds are part of a larger Roman to Late Saxon settlement and Early Saxon cemetery complex.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 71 23|
|Parish:||CONGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
September 1984. Metal detecting.
Lower end of copper alloy cruciform brooch,'horse head' with widely flaring muzzle and large 'nostrils'. Width across latter 2.4cm; surviving length 3.4cm Early Saxon.
Square strap-end buckle with square impressed design, silvered copper alloy, ?15th century.
Information from .
I.D. buckle, S. Margeson (NCM), brooch: E. M. James (KLM).
See (S1) and (S2).
E. M. James (KLM), 29 September 1984.
Part of large scatter NHER 30754
- FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
- BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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>||Slide: Various. Slide. |
|<S2>||Illustration: Finds Illustrations. |
|30754||Part of: Early Saxon cemetery and Roman to Early Medieval settlement, multi-period findspot. (Monument)|
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