|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Late Saxon brooch or casket mount, 12 Almond Grove|
At some time around 1981 a Saxon gilded bronze and enamelled disc was found in the garden of the property during the burial of a terrapin. The object was probably originally a brooch but was possibly reused as a mount for a casket.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TL 8584 8178|
|Parish:||THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Around 1981. Found in garden of donor when burying a terrapin.
10th century gilded bronze enamelled disc with flange. Probably originally a brooch; secondary use as a mount for a casket.
Details, polaroid (S1) and drawing (S2) in file.
Held by Thetford Museum.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), December 1990.
S. Margeson (NCM), December 1990.
- FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
- BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
- FURNITURE FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
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|<S1>||Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white. |
|<S2>||Illustration: Milligan, W. 1991. Drawing of a Late Saxon gilded and enamelled disc. Film. 1:1. |
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