Record Details

NHER Number:25997
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon and medieval finds


Late Saxon and medieval pottery, a Late Saxon trefoil brooch, a medieval lead weight and a medieval purse frame found by metal detecting. Metal detecting in 2009 recovered a Late Saxon disc brooch and hasp.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 98 36
Map Sheet:TF93NE

Full description

December 1990. Finder's Field 19. General finds.
Medieval copper alloy ?purse frame (unusual form) with non swivelling loop.
Loop decorated. Pointed oval with projecting 'arm' in transverse hole, through which is twisted hollow rod, broken at both ends. Arm has moulded neck and risette in relief on each face. Pierced lobe at base of arm.
Oval lead weight, longitudinally pierced ?Medieval
7 Thetford type sherds, including 2 bases; 3 glazed Grimston sherds, including hole from bung hole cistern; 6 medieval unglazed.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 1 February 1991.

Before 31 August 2006. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon trefoil brooch, (S1).
See description by T. Pestell (NCM) in file.
E. Bales (NLA), 1 November 2006.

2007 - 2008. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon disc brooch and hasp.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 December 2009.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • DISC BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • HASP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WEIGHT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2007. Drawing of a Late Saxon trefoil brooch.. Film. 2:1.

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