Record Details

NHER Number:28754
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds


An unusual Early Saxon brooch, a prehistoric flint flake, two fragments of early medieval pottery and a Roman coin were found by a metal detectorist in trenches for new foundations. The brooch may have been imported.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 73 34
Map Sheet:TF73SW

Full description

Late 1991. Detecting spoil from foundation trenches. Bircham Road, south of former school.
Very unusual Early Saxon brooch, ?imported, (S1). To be photographed.
Also flint flake.
Two early medieval sherds.
One Roman coin (see form in file).
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA) and J. A. Davies (NCM).
D. Gurney (NLA) 8 January 1992.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: White, S.. 1992. Drawing of an Early Saxon brooch.. Film. 2:1.

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