Record Details

NHER Number:21118
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Saxon, medieval and post medieval finds

Summary

Metal detecting at this site has revealed an 8th to 11th century AD Saxon brooch with enamelled and punched decoration, part of a Late Saxon spur and a small post medieval copper alloy bag shaped vessel that may have been used for carrying holy oils.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 01 79
Map Sheet:TM07NW
Parish:BLO NORTON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1984. Metal detecting.
Sub square copper alloy brooch with enamelled and punched decoration no parallels known in British Museum but probably Late Saxon (Middle Saxon?) 8th-11th century. See drawing (S1).
I.D. S. Margeson (NCM).
Inf and penes [1].
A. Rogerson (NAU), January 1985.

January/February 2001. Metal detecting.
?Late Saxon and post medieval objects
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 March 2001.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to 19th Century - 651 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • SPUR (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • CHRISMATORY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: CSF6-10.
<S1>Illustration: Frost, T.. 1984. Drawing of a Middle/Late Saxon copper alloy brooch.. Paper. 2:1.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2021 Norfolk Historic Environment Service