Record Details

NHER Number:30392
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon pottery and sword fragments


Late Saxon pottery and fragments from the pommel of a Late Saxon sword, found by metal detecting.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 17 99
Map Sheet:TM19NE

Full description

1993. Metal detecting.
Thetford type ware base sherd.
Lovely! Late Saxon 2 lobes from a 3 or 5 lobed sword pommel. See one on display in Norwich Castle Museum Fitch Room.
Late Saxon? trefoil decorative boss, with central boss, and scalloped edges. Each foil is 'pelta' shaped.
Identified S. Margeson (NCM) 21 December 1993.
W. Milligan (NCM) 21 December 1993.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • SWORD (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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