|Type of record:||Find Spot|
Ploughing in 1946 turned up an Early Saxon brooch.
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|Grid Reference:||TL 974 868|
|Parish:||BRIDGHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
1946. Ploughed up by deep ploughing in October in strip south of southeast of Labour in Vain Plantation. (Now gone). Square headed bronze brooch gilded and silvered 15.2cm (6 inches) long: 8.3cm (3 1/4 inches) maximum width. Mid 6th century (see brooch from Ipswich (S1) East Anglian type). Traces of solder or silver for securing jewel insets.
(S2). Notes by Leeds: Type essentially Anglian Kenninghall I type independent individual variety. (S3) site 52 (p.158, Type B1 (with divided foot). (S4) in file.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
- FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
- BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
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Sources and further reading
|---||Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Early Saxon. Bridgham. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||Publication: Aberg. Fig.113. |
|<S2>||Newspaper Article: 2 June 1947. Eastern Daily Press. |
|<S3>||Publication: Leeds, E.T.. 1949. Corpus of Square Headed brooches. |
|<S4>||Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph. |
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