Record Details

NHER Number:28503
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon brooch

Summary

An Early Saxon brooch found by metal detecting in 1991.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 68 37
Map Sheet:TF63NE
Parish:HEACHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1991. Metal detecting behind Almshouses, west of New Road.
Early Saxon copper alloy radiate brooch, foot missing, lug and catchplate on reverse. Integral knobs decorated with ring and dot; ribbed bow and cross hatches (relief) head plate, (S1).
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 19 June 1991

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

---Article in Serial: Ashley, S. and Rogerson, A. 1992. Three Radiate Brooches and a Small-Long Brooch from Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLI Pt III pp 361-362.
---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 1991. Drawing of an Early Saxon copper alloy radiate brooch.. Film. 2:1.

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