Record Details

NHER Number:5859
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon knives and bead

Summary

In 1752 two Early Saxon iron knives and a green melon bead were found in Thetford. These are now housed in the Fitch Collection in Norwich Castle Museum.

Images - none

Location

Parish:THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

The Fitch Collection in Norwich Castle Museum includes two iron knives and a green melon bead (Druid Amulet) found in 1752, given to H. C. Manning to G. Burrell in 1887.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • BEAD (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • KNIFE (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Late Saxon. Thetford.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2019 Norfolk Historic Environment Service