Record Details

NHER Number:35011
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon strap terminal, medieval and post medieval pottery sherds


Metal detecting and fieldwalking here during 1998-99 recovered sherds of medieval and post medieval pottery along with a Late Saxon strap terminal with a stylised animal head design.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 38 25
Map Sheet:TG32NE

Full description

1998-1999. Metal detecting and field walking next to bungalows. NCM Enquiry No E1206.
A. Rogerson (NLA) identified:
Medieval unglazed: one ?jug rim, one oxidised bowl rim, seven body sherds.
One body sherd medieval, probably glazed.
One oval-section handle Medieval glazed; one late medieval/transitional body sherd
One calcinel flint 'pot boiler'.
V. Fryer (NCM) identified:
Heavy cast Ae Late Saxon stirrup terminal/finial. Slight collar at top, two central protrusions and heavy squared riege around base. Upper half hollow at rear for insertion of stirrup side bar. Central crude slot for stirrup base. The design is a very sylised animal head. 11th century. Polaroid taken.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 16 September 1999.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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