|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Late Saxon key|
A Late Saxon key with open-work decoration found during metal detecting.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TM 06 99|
|Parish:||MORLEY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1998. Metal detecting find.
Copper alloy key. D-shaped bow with stem issuing from the straight edge. Along either side are 2 pierced lobes and in the centre of curved edge are remains of a suspension loop. Within the D-shape is openwork decoration of 5 circles. The stem is oval in section and pierced at the tip. The bit has 2 shallow cuts on its forward edge and a central perforation.
Identified by H. Geake (A&E).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 2 October 1998.
- FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
- KEY (LOCKING) (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
Protected Status - none
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|---||Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid. |
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