Record Details

NHER Number:39949
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman metal finds

Summary

Metal detecting in 2003 recovered a Roman brooch.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 70 31
Map Sheet:TF73SW
Parish:SHERNBORNE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Before 22 October 2003. Metal detecting, in an isolated area without other metal finds:
Roman sprung dolphin brooch, pin, spring, point of rear hook and most of catchplate missing. In both angles between wings and top of bow a knurled rib angled towards the springing of the rear hook. A slightly raised triangular moulding on one wing (left as viewed from above), base towards centre, apex more than halfway to the end. Only slight traces remain on the other wing. Knurled median rib on bow. Foot narrows to a rounded point. Wingspan 20.5mm, length 42mm. Date about 40 to 65AD.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 November 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

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