Record Details

NHER Number:3957
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Saxon metal find


An Early Saxon brooch was found in a field in 1964.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7902 1273
Map Sheet:TF71SE

Full description

1964. Headplate and part of bow of bronze cruciform brooch ?GpII or III. Found while hoeing carrots in Spread Bush Field 102m (112 yards) from West Acre road to the west and 169m (185 yards) from hedge to the south. 1690m (1850 yards) east of Hall Farm.
W. Milligan (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Early Saxon. Southacre.

Related records - none

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