Record Details

NHER Number:20857
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon object


An Early Saxon copper alloy personal ornament with a raised border and carved decoration found during metal detecting.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 86 08
Map Sheet:TF80NE

Full description

October 1984. 50m south of south edge of settlement scatter NHER 13495.
Found with metal detecting in ploughsoil.
Gilt square plate with raised border and chip carved decoration. Central iron attachment stud, low stud at each corner, apparently not for attachment but to keep it away from whatever it was mounted to. Copper alloy.
A. Gregory (NAU) 27 October 1984

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (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.
---Photograph: CQB19-22.

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