Record Details

NHER Number:29080
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and Early Saxon metalwork objects


In around 1989 a number of Roman and Early Saxon objects, possibly from Watton, were purchased by Norwich Castle Museum. These comprised a Roman bronze button and loop fastener, a Roman terret fragment, Roman enamelled brooches, a Roman or Early Saxon pin and part of an Early Saxon girdle hanger.

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Full description

1989 or before. Possibly from Watton. Purchased.
Roman bronze button and loop fastener (enamelled) type 5b (2nd century).
Bronze terret fragment.
Enamelled pelta brooch, only red enamel left (1st/2nd century).
Enamelled shield brooch (only blue enamel left (1st/2nd century).
Bronze pin Roman or Early Saxon.
Early Saxon ?decorated girdle hanger fragment.
Polaroids taken by NCM, copies (S1) in file.
Identifications by A. Gregory (NAU) 2 February 1990.
Information from member of the public [1]
W. Milligan (NCM) 14 February 1990.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HARNESS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • GIRDLE HANGER (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • PIN (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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