Record Details

NHER Number:25467
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon finds


An Early Saxon wrist clasp and a fragment of an Early Saxon brooch found during metal detecting.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 20 94
Map Sheet:TM29SW

Full description

May 1989. Found with metal detecting.
Copper alloy wrist clasp plate, Hines form B12. Three damaged attachment holes. Uncertain whether hook or eye-plate, (S1).
Probably imperfect casting. Traces of solder on reverse in transverse strip across centre.
Photograph NAU.
Gilt copper alloy fragment of bow and foot of square headed brooch, (S2).
Photograph NAU.
Found very close together. Has this spot already been quarried? Are these objects derived from elsewhere?
A. Rogerson (NAU) 8 September 1989.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SLEEVE CLASP (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Fox, D.E.. 1989. Drawing of an Early Saxon wrist clasp.. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Fox, D.E.. 1989. Drawing of a fragment of an Early Saxon brooch.. Film. 2:1.

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