Record Details

NHER Number:748
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon brooch fragment


Metal detecting in 1985 recovered part of an Early Saxon brooch.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 20 10
Map Sheet:TG21SW

Full description

October 1985. Metal-detecting.
Found opposite Reads Timber Merchants:
1 Early Saxon copper alloy zoomorphic 'knob' from brooch. Two loops (broken) for attachment on reverse. See Polaroid (S1) and drawing (S2).
Identified by E.B. Green (NCM).
Compiled by W. Milligan (NCM), 1985.
Information from (S3).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 13 February 2018.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
<S2>Illustration: Penn, K. [Unknown]. Drawing of an Early Saxon copper alloy brooch fragment. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Record Card: NCM Staff. 1973-1989. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card - Norwich.

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