Record Details

NHER Number:21031
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon beads (poorly located)


Two glass beads and one earthernware bead dating from the Early Saxon period were found in 1894. The exact findspot of the beads is unknown, but they may have come from one of the Bronze Age barrows on Roughton Heath.

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Full description

Pre 1894. Unknown locality.
Card by R.R. Clarke (NCM) suggests he might have thought they came from one of the Heath barrows, but this is not
clear and no evidence for this. Not mentioned in any of the barrow sources (see NHER 6737).
Two glass beads and one earthen bead.
Fitch Coll.
See (S1).
E.B. Green (NCM) November 1984

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • BEAD (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BEAD (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.
<S1>Publication: Rye, W. 1909. Catalogue of Antiquities Found Principally in East Anglia. p 507.

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