Record Details

NHER Number:24419
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon brooch


An Early Saxon brooch, made of copper alloy, found by metal detecting.

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Full description

October 1987.
Metal detecting find 'by road near Blakeney', found on the way back from Blakeney to Thurston, Suffolk.
Copper alloy equal armed brooch with white metal upper surface.
Punched circles around side edges of head and foot, and triangular notches along top and bottom.
Remains of iron pin held on by single lug.
Information from Judith Plouviez, Suffolk Archaeological Unit.
See (S1) in the Illustration Library.
A. Gregory (NAU) March 1988.

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

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: BLB 12-13.
<S1>Illustration: Unknown. 1987. Drawing of an Early Saxon equal armed brooch.. Paper. 2:1.

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