Record Details

NHER Number:30039
Type of record:Monument
Name:Multi-period finds and possible Early Saxon cremation


Metal detecting in this area during 1993 recovered a Roman coin, a Roman brooch, a fragment of an Early Saxon brooch, a medieval strap fitting and part of a medieval vessel. The Early Saxon brooch fragment was burnt, suggesting that it came from a cremation.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 74 17
Map Sheet:TF71NW

Full description

August 1993. Metal detecting.
Roman coin, see list.
Head and spine of Colchester two piece brooch, 1st century.
Medieval strap end of folded sheet, with one rivet and expanded border.
Medieval sheet rivet for vessel repair.
Identified by J. Davies (NCM) and S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 October 1993.

October 1993. Metal detecting.
Burnt fragment from foot of Early Saxon great square headed brooch. To be photographed.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 December 1993.

Monument Types

  • CREMATION (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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