Record Details

NHER Number:22006
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman brooch

Summary

A Roman disc brooch with red and blue enamel inlay was found at this spot 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 72 23
Map Sheet:TF72SW
Parish:CONGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

October 1985. Metal detecting.
Disc brooch, 2nd century, 2.4cm diameter exclusive of knobbly projections (originally four including hinge) around circumference. Centre inlaid with circle of red enamel, rest filled in with dark blue.
See (S1).
I.D. A. Gregory (NAU).
E. M. James (KLM), 22 November 1985.

Part of large scatter NHER 30690.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustration.

Related records

30690Part of: Bronze Age to Late Iron Age activity, Early Saxon cemetery and a Roman to Early Medieval settlement (Monument)

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