|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Late Saxon bridle cheek-piece|
A Late Saxon bridle cheek-piece in the shape of an animal's head found during metal detecting.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TM 06 99|
|Parish:||MORLEY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1998 up to July. Metal detecting find.
In small field with various modern metal finds.
Park of cheekpiece of an Late Saxon bridle, in the shape of an animal head with arched neck (with oldish break), two projecting ears and a trefoil-ended nose. Made from flat copper alloy plate, it has a border of punched dots. Anglo-Scandinavian. 11th century.
Identified by H. Geake (A&E).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 12 October 1998.
- FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
- HARNESS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
Protected Status - none
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|---||Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph. |
|---||Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid. |
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