Record Details

NHER Number:15974
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon metal find

Summary

Metal detecting in 1998 recovered part of an Early Saxon brooch.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 30 36
Map Sheet:TG33NW
Parish:MUNDESLEY, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

THE CROPMARKS DESCRIBED BELOW ARE NOW RECORDED AS NHER 39068.

Cropmarks.
1 July 1976.
NAU air photography.
Cropmarks of recently removed field boundaries overlying those of a previous system of land allotment, and trackways.
See overlay 6 inch scale for NHER Record Map, compiled March 1980.
D. Edwards (NAU), 28 March 1980.

Before 28 March 1998. Metal detecting.
Identified by H. Geake (NCM).
Very corroded small-long brooch.
What remains is lozengiform and apparently undecorated, with remains of a pin bar lug on reverse. The bow is short and steeply bumped and the leg is narrow with transverse grooving. Leg has damaged catchplate on reverse.
(S1).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 February 2001.

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

---Vertical Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1976. SMR TG 3036A (NLA 28/AFH21) 01-JUL-1976.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Unpublished Document: Yardley, C. J. 2011. The Mun Valley: Historic landscape Assessment and Landscape Character Assessment for Norfolk Coast Project. p 16.
---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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