|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Late Saxon brooch|
10th century copper alloy disc brooch decorated with a backwards facing quadruped and ring-and-dot motif.
|Grid Reference:||TF 9204 4378|
|Parish:||WELLS NEXT THE SEA, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Late Saxon, 10th century copper alloy disc or 'button' brooch, (S1).
Decorated with backward looking quadraped and ring-and-dot. Dots look drilled? Secondary suspension hole. Catch-plate and pin lug worn or rubbed almost smooth. Decorated surface worn.
Map and newspaper report (S2) in file.
A. Rogerson (NAU), 13 July 1988.
- FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
- BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
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|<S1>||Illustration: Ashley, S.. 1988. Drawing of a Late Saxon disc brooch.. Film. 2:1. |
|<S2>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1988. 'Common coin' is a rare old brooch. 24 August. |
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