Record Details

NHER Number:28656
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period brooches

Summary

A Roman brooch, an Early Saxon brooch and a Late Saxon brooch that has been reused as a pendant found during metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 07 39
Map Sheet:TG03NE
Parish:HOLT, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

September 1991. Metal detecting finds, found close together.
Late Saxon 10th century worn Borre-style disc brooch. Lug (or catchplate) squashed on reverse; no sign of other. PIerced 3 times, once near edge and twice 'overlapping'; probaly reused as pendant.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
Small Early Saxon cruciform brooch, Group II; complete apart from side knobs (detachable if existed). Small bronze ring around end of pin bar on reverse.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA).
Both to be photographed
Information from [1].
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 December 1991

May 1992. Found with metal detecting.
Roman Hod Hill brooch, 1st century AD
Information from [1]
Identified by J. Davies (NCM), 20 May 1992

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • PENDANT (Undated)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • PENDANT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

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