|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Site of Early Saxon cemetery|
Early Saxon brooches and other objects have been found on this site, suggesting that it is the site of an Early Saxon cemetery.
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Late 1970s. Found with metal detecting. West side of wood and southeast of bungalow
Early Saxon metal objects, suggesting Anglo-Saxon cemetery, but no details known.
Found by 
Note that the Wilton Pendant (NHER 5303) was found at Wilton while digging gravel and the wood is very irregular, possibly quarried. This is a possible findspot for it. In October 1983 a water main trench passed about 50m southwest of this spot, no sign of anything.
A. Gregory (NAU) 17 October 1983.
3 molten fragments of copper alloy, probably parts of Early Saxon brooches.
Headplate fragment of great square headed brooch, with ?style 1 ornament.
Fragment with curving mouldings, ?side of footplate of great square headed brooch?
Decorated fragment, uncertain motifs.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 29 January 1996.
- CEMETERY (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
- BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
- UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
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