|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Early Saxon glass vessel from Grimston Heath|
Part of an Early Saxon glass vessel found in 1937.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 7624 2231|
|Parish:||GRIMSTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1937. 548m (600 yds) southeast of Old Belt, Grimston Heath.
Fragment of a rim of Frankish glass cone beaker (compare with Caister) often with plain bodies and series of spiral threads at rim.
Type IIIb in (S1). (examinerd by Harden on 30 October 1950.)
(S2) states that it 'cannot be earlier than 5th century, more likely to be after 450 AD than before it. It might of course be 6th century'.
R. R. Clarke (NCM)
- FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
- VESSEL (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Serial: Norfolk Research Committee. 1950. Glass Vessels in Anglo-Saxon Britain. Archaeological Newsletter. Vol 3 No 2 pp 21-27. p 23. |
|---||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 72 SE 3. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Early Saxon. Gimston. |
|<S1>||Monograph: Harden, D.B.. 1956. Dark Age Britain.. p 149. p 149. |
|<S2>||Publication: Rudemackel. [unknown]. 147,pl.51 p.297, Bonner J. |
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