Record Details

NHER Number:25404
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Middle Saxon brooch

Summary

Metal detecting at this location in 1989 recovered a Middle Saxon brooch made from copper alloy. The brooch took the form of an equal-armed cross with expanded arms, with cast grooved decoration and a faint central boss.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 08 00
Map Sheet:TG00SE
Parish:WICKLEWOOD, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1989. Found with metal detector.
Bronze brooch in form of equal-armed cross with expanded arms, cast grooved decoration and faint central boss.
Broken pin-lug and catch-plate. Pin missing. Probably Middle Saxon. Very similar to site NHER 24909 at Hindringham number 10 and to site NHER 21165 at Shotesham.
Information from finder. Photographed by NAU.
A. Rogerson (NAU) 7 August 1989.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 1989. LWX 1-4, Middle Saxon equal-armed brooch..

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