Record Details

NHER Number:35302
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal finds

Summary

Metal detecting between 1999 and 2005 recovered part of an Early Saxon brooch, a medieval seal matrix and strap end, and a post medieval coin.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF91NW
Parish:MILEHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1999. Metal detecting.
Early Saxon head, bow and part of leg; possible cruciform brooch. More probable small long brooch.
Undated mystery lead object.
See list in file.
K. Hinds (NLA), 28 March 2000.

October 2000. Metal detecting. Near previous find.
Medieval composite strap end, front sheet, bent, narrows and has twin lobes before knop with additional sheet having radiating grooves, pierced by rivet, second rivet-hole at rounded inside edge. Spacer and back plate missing. 63 by 10mm.
Identified by S.J. Ashley (NLA).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 November 2000.

October to November 2000. Metal detecting. Site extended to whole field. Grid reference [1].
Another Early Saxon brooch fragment and medieval seal matrix.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 22 December 2000.

August/September 2005. Metal detecting.
One post medieval coin.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 October 2005.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon to Post Medieval - 411 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 2000. LGC 11-14, Early Saxon silver cruciform brooch..
---Photograph: 2000. LGC, 15-20, Ring..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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