Record Details

NHER Number:25966
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman buckle and brooch plate


Metal detecting recovered a Roman bronze loop with possible animal-head mouldings and a 2nd century AD enamelled lozenge plate brooch plate.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 10 09
Map Sheet:TG10NW

Full description

November to December 1990. Metal detecting finds. On arable of fruit farm.
Circular sectioned bronze loop with ?animal-head mouldings on either side of thinner section of loop, opposite integral hollow ?sphere. Similar to late Roman baubles. To be photographed.
Enamelled lozenge plate brooch plate. Pin, catchplate and part of plate missing. Small centre dot black; then plain circle, then orange circle, orange at points of lozenge. Border groove. 2nd century.
Information from [1].
Identified by D. Gurney (NLA).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 4 January 1991.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 1991. MAP 4-6, Romano British plate brooch plate..
---Photograph: 1991. MAP 1-3, Romano British bronze loop possibly a terret..

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