|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Early Saxon brooch|
A fragment of an Early Saxon cruciform brooch found during metal detecting.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 44 17|
|Parish:||MARTHAM, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK|
Officially in Martham parish as from 1986.
July 1979. On crest of low hill, in field south of B1152 to Martham. Found with metal detecting in ploughsoil.
Fragment of cruciform brooch consisting of lower part of bow and foot. Foot damaged but retains eyes of a face, (S1).
Other material from site examined but all post medieval or undatable.
A. Gregory (NAU) 3 December 1979.
Site referred to as 'Martham' by Norfolk and Suffolk MD members.
See note above.
- FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
- BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Illustration: Gregory, T.. 1979. Drawing of an Early Saxon cruciform brooch fragment.. Film. 2:1. |
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