Record Details

NHER Number:25286
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:9th century Trewhiddle style silver strap end

Summary

Metal detecting in 1985 or 1986 recovered a 9th century silver strap end with an animal head terminal in the Trewhiddle style. The terminal has ribbed edges and a central field decorated with symmetrical foliage springing from a central stem inlaid with niello. There are punched dots around the edges of the leaf motifs, and two silver rivets.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 98 28
Map Sheet:TF92NE
Parish:STIBBARD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1985 or 1986. Found with metal detector.
9th century silver strap end with animal head terminal, ribbed edges and central field decorated with symmetrical foliage springing from central stem inlaid with niello. Punched dots around edges of leaf motifs. Two silver rivets, Trewhiddle style.
Polaroid NCM (S1).
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), compiled by W. Milligan (NCM), 14 April 1989.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • STRAP FITTING (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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