Record Details

NHER Number:32004
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Middle Saxon brooch

Summary

Metal detecting in 1995 recovered a Middle Saxon enamelled disc brooch with cruciform motif. It would once have been covered with champleve enamel but the lug and catchplate survive on the reverse.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 87 83
Map Sheet:TL88SE
Parish:THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

12 November 1995. Metal detector find at [1].
Middle Saxon enamelled disc brooch with cruciform motif, incurved arms, spandrels are pelta-shaped, would have been champleve enamel (fields are sunken) lug and catchplate on reverse.
Photocopy of Polaroid (S1) in file.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 8 December 1995.
W. Milligan (NCM), 11 November 1995.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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

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