Record Details

NHER Number:14367
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Saxon finds


Metal detecting recovered a Middle Saxon strap fitting, tweezers, pin and a Late Saxon Viking Urnes style zoomorphic mount.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 71 36
Map Sheet:TF73NW

Full description

November 1978. Found with metal detector.
Bronze or gilt strap hook, punched ring decoration.
Middle Saxon bronze tweezers with expanded terminal to jaws, decorated with punched rings.
Lead pin.

Autumn 1977.
Also a late Viking Urnes style bronze openwork mount depicting an animal in form of P, discovered on same site.
Further details in file.
See (S1).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Saxon - 410 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • STRAP FITTING (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • TWEEZERS (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1978. Gold find rewards patient searcher. 29 June.
<S1>Article in Serial: Owen, O. and Trett, R. 1980. A Viking Urnes Style Mount from Sedgeford. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXVII Pt III pp 353-355.

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