|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Late Saxon bridle cheek piece|
Metal detecting here in 2001-02 recovered a Late Saxon bridle cheekpiece with slight traces of engraved Ringerike-style ornamentation.
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|Grid Reference:||TG 35 24|
|Parish:||STALHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
2001 and January 2002. Metal detecting and surface collection.
Late Saxon worn animal-head terminal of a bridle cheekpiece, broken across neck, with slight traces of engraved Ringerike-style ornament on one face partly obsured by verdigris. Dull purplish patination. 11th century.
Other finds of late post medieval and modern date.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 1 April 2002.
- FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
- BRIDLE BIT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
Protected Status - none
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