Record Details

NHER Number:25859
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi - period metal finds


Metal detecting in 1990 recovered a Late Saxon brooch, a medieval strap fitting, and a medieval or post medieval candle snuffer.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 47 01
Map Sheet:TG40SE

Full description

September 1990. Metal detecting. Bronze 15th to 16th century candle snuffer. Borre style 10th century bronze disc brooch. Polaroid (S1) NAU.
Medieval unusual belt-fitting; ring buckle decorated with engraved lines on which swivels a rectangular loop with moulded side knobs. Gilded.
Length 60 mm, ring diameter internally 21 mm. Polaroid (S1) NAU. Identified by D. Gurney (NAU) and S. Margeson (NCM).
D. Gurney (NAU), 8 October 1990.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • CANDLE HOLDER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CANDLE HOLDER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Photograph: POL 17-19.

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