Record Details

NHER Number:20975
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon brooch and medieval buckle

Summary

The lower end of a Early Saxon cruciform brooch and a square 15th century silvered copper alloy buckle were found here by metal detecting. These finds are part of a larger Roman to Late Saxon settlement and Early Saxon cemetery complex.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 71 23
Map Sheet:TF72SW
Parish:CONGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

September 1984. Metal detecting.
Lower end of copper alloy cruciform brooch,'horse head' with widely flaring muzzle and large 'nostrils'. Width across latter 2.4cm; surviving length 3.4cm Early Saxon.
Square strap-end buckle with square impressed design, silvered copper alloy, ?15th century.
Information from [1].
I.D. buckle, S. Margeson (NCM), brooch: E. M. James (KLM).
See (S1) and (S2).
E. M. James (KLM), 29 September 1984.

Part of large scatter NHER 30754

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Slide: Various. Slide.
<S2>Illustration: Finds Illustration.

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30754Part of: Early Saxon cemetery and Roman to Early Medieval settlement, multi-period findspot. (Monument)

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