Record Details

NHER Number:34918
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon strap end


Metal detecting in 1998 recovered a Late Saxon copper alloy strap end.

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Full description

November 1998. Metal detecting. Found near church.
Late Saxon incomplete openwork strap end, attachment end missing (old break). The design is very worn, but basically consists of a central stalk with branching fonds, ending in a knop. No obvious difference between the two faces of the object, back and front. 10th to 11th century. (S1). Identified by H.M. Geake (NCM), December 1998.
K. Sussams (NCM), 20 May 1999.

Associated Finds

  • STRAP END (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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