Record Details

NHER Number:30092
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi period metal objects scatter


Metal detecting undertaken here during 1993-2000 retrieved a number of metal objects dating to a variety of periods. Amongst the collection were a very nice Early Saxon brooch and a medieval penny.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 03 89
Map Sheet:TM08NW

Full description

1993. Metal detector finds. Southwest of Wilby Farm.
Very nice Early Saxon small-long brooch, lozenge footplate, three half-round knobs on headplate. Single pierced lug, and wire pin looped round transverse pin (like a Roman spring). Catchplate broken. Transverse mouldings top and bottom of bow.
14th century bronze strap end, three plates, front decorated with rocker-arm ornament. Space plate is forked and has acorn-shaped terminal, two rivets (and an off-centre pierced rivet hole) at open end.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) August 1993.
Poor quality polaroid (S1) in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 23 July 1993.

1998. Metal detecting.
Probably found at location [1]. Early post medieval double looped buckle frame, both loops oval. Knops at either end and groove for pin rest. White metal coating. Identified by K. Sussams (NCM) 1998.
Medieval coin (penny) reported from location [2]. Coin not seen.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 24 March 2000.

Before 16 February 2000. Metal detecting.
Roman brooch.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 13 October 2000.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman to Post Medieval - 43 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 2000. KSS 11-12, Early Saxon brooch.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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