Record Details

NHER Number:25691
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon and medieval finds

Summary

A Late Saxon openwork mount and a medieval eagle head, possibly from a handle, found during metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 20 94
Map Sheet:TM29SW
Parish:LONG STRATTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

January 1990. Found with metal detecting.
Medieval? Copper alloy eagle head on flat 'shaft' - handle? Broken off at end.
10th century openwork mount, Winchester style inhabited vine. Very worn and broken.
To be photographed.
A. Rogerson (NAU) 8 February 1990.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FURNITURE FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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