Record Details

NHER Number:31315
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Saxon and medieval metal object scatter


Fieldwalking and metal detecting at this location from 1993-99 retrieved a selection of finds dating to the Saxon and medieval periods. The most important finds were a medieval circular belt mount and cruciform brooch as well as a Saxon hooked tag, a coin and a sherd of Ipswich Ware.

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Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TM08NW

Full description

1993. Fieldwalking find.
Unglazed medieval rod jug handle.

1994. Metal detector find.
Late Saxon hooked tag with dot-in-circle and two holes. Hook broken.
Polaroid taken by NCM.
W. Milligan (NCM) 3 February 1994.

1996. Metal detector find.
Medieval circular belt mount. Two attachment holes (once three). Two concentric rings of repousse dots on either side of ring of punched dots. Very roughly like dress accessory no.929.
Polaroid (S1) in file. Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA).
W. Milligan (NCM) 1 August 1996.

1997. Metal detector finds.
At location [1].
11th century cruciform brooch with short flowing arms and centre boss. One arm missing. Pin seat at rear.
Identified by V. Fryer (NCM) May 1997. Polaroid (S2) in file.
At location [2].
Ipswich Ware rim sherd and medieval unglazed body sherd.
W. Milligan (NCM) 14 May 1997.

1998 and 1999. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon and medieval coins.
Middle Saxon and Late Saxon metal finds.
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See lists in file with grid references.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 23 March 2000.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Post Medieval - 651 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HOOKED TAG (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
<S2>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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