Record Details

NHER Number:28572
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age brooch


Metal detecting recovered a La Tene II style Late Iron Age copper alloy brooch.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 90 06
Map Sheet:TF90NW

Full description

November 1991. Metal detecting finds.
La Tene II brooch. Axis bar, pin and returned foot missing. Similar style of decoration and form to (S1) plus incised decoration on outer face of catchplate. Late Iron Age.
See (S2).
Information from [1].
D. Gurney (NLA), 14 November 1991.

Thor's hammer pendant discovered 17 September 2005, declared Treasure in Norwich before 13 October 2006.
E. Darch (NLA), 23 October 2006.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Publication: Hattatt, R.. 1985. Iron Age and Roman brooches. No 227.
<S2>Photograph: FTV 12 to 15. La Tene II brooch from Holme Hale.

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