Record Details

NHER Number:21566
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon brooch


An Early Saxon square-headed brooch found in a garden in 1984.

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Full description

1984. 'Dug up in garden'.
Square headed brooch, Leeds A4 Ipswich type, end of foot missing. Surviving length 10.2cm. Much of gilding survives but worn off bow, hole in centre of bow possibly for stud (compare with example from Market Overton, Barrington A).
Full description by E.B. Green (NCM) in file.
Rubbing in file.
E.B. Green (NCM) 8 July 1985.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Rubbing from medieval Bellarmine jar..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Photograph: CNR.

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