Record Details

NHER Number:25855
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon or early medieval metal find


Metal detecting in 1990 recovered a Late Saxon or early medieval decorated box mount.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 34 98
Map Sheet:TM39NW

Full description

1990. Metal detecting. Late Saxon or early medieval 11th century box mount, unusually with flange decorated with transverse engraved lines. Openwork body of mount engraved with two animals, Ringerike influenced. Central 'cat-like' but big eared animal head in relief.
Photographed (S1).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 October 1990.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • BOX (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Publication: Williams, D. 1997. Late Saxon stirrup-strap mounts. No 425; p 91; Fig 56.
<S1>Photograph: FTA 6-8.

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