Record Details

NHER Number:32098
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman metal find


Metal detecting in 1996 recovered a large Roman brooch.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 92 18
Map Sheet:TF91NW

Full description

August 1996.Metal detecting.
Hinged Dolphin brooch, (S1). Pin and part catchplate missing. Gilded.
Probably the largest Dolphin brooch ever made! 1st century.
Identified by D.Gurney (NLA).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 20 September 1996.

January 2017. Metal-detecting. Site extended to the whole field. [2].
DDMD012017 - PAS details to follow.
A. Beckham (HES), 18 December 2017.

(S2) - PAS details to follow.
J. Richards (HES), 24 August 2018.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 330 AD to 335 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1248 AD to 1250 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gurney, D.. 1996. Drawing of a Roman dolphin brooch.. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: Gibbons, J. 2018. Drawing of a Middle Bronze Age arrowhead. Find Illustration. Film. 2:1.

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