Record Details

NHER Number:21245
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Saxon bone find


A Late Saxon bone pin beater was found in river dredgings in 1985.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0617 3620
Map Sheet:TG03NE

Full description

1985. Found in silt from river dredging. Bone 'pin beater' with incised zones of decoration (compare (S1)). Information from [1]. See drawing (S2).
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 8 March 1985

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • TEXTILE EQUIPMENT (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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Monograph: Rogerson, A. and Dallas, C. 1984. Excavations in Thetford 1948-59 and 1973-80. East Anglian Archaeology. No 22. Fig 192.
<S2>Illustration: Holness, A.. 1985. Drawing of a Late Saxon bone pin beater.. Paper. 1:1.

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