|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Late Saxon brooch|
Metal detecting recovered two arms of an Anglo-Scandinavian late 9th or early 10th century copper alloy brooch.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 88 07|
|Parish:||HOLME HALE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
January/ February 1999. Metal detecting.
Two arms from a bronze trefoil brooch, with grooved geomtetric decoration. In the centre is a reserved triangle with three grooves around; then in each arm is a double-grooved border with paired oblique nicks, forming a king of christmas tree motif within. The breaks are old and the brooch is corroded. On the reverse arm has a broken transverse pin bar lug: the other has a catch plate. Anglo-Scandinavian. Late 9th century /early 10th century. See (S1).
Identified by H. Geake (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 April 1999.
- FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
- BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
Protected Status - none
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|<S1>||Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid. |
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