Record Details

NHER Number:24925
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon gilt copper alloy plaque

Summary

Metal detecting in 1988 recovered an Early Saxon gilt copper alloy circular plaque, with a central boss consisting of two confronted birds with interlace bodies.

Images

  • A Late Saxon openwork disc from Stoke Holy Cross.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service and S. White

Location

Grid Reference:TG 22 03
Map Sheet:TG20SW
Parish:STOKE HOLY CROSS, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

August 1988. Metal detector find.
Gilt copper alloy circular plaque with central boss consisting of two confronted birds with interlace bodies, style 2. Tails or hind legs broken off.
Polaroid (S1).
See (S2, S3 and S4)
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 1 November 1988.
Compiled by W. Milligan (NCM), 12 October 1988.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • PLAQUE (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 1995. LCP 26, Three Early Saxon brooch fragments..
---Photograph: 1995. LCP 27, Late Saxon belt fitting..
---Photograph: 1995. LCP 29-30, Early Saxon brooch fragments.
---Photograph: 1995. LCP 31, Romano British strapend..
---Photograph: 1995. LCP 32, Early Saxon brooch fragement..
---Photograph: 1995. LCP 34-35, Early Saxon face..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
<S2>Illustration: Penn, K.. 1988. Drawing of an Early Saxon gilt copper alloy disc fragment.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Illustration: Penn, K.. 1988. Drawing of an Early Saxon gilt copper alloy disc fragment.. Film. 2:1.
<S4>Illustration: Penn, K.. 1988. Drawing of an Early Saxon gilt copper alloy disc fragment.. Film. 2:1.

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