Record Details

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


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


Grid Reference:TM 01 79
Map Sheet:TM07NW

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.

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