Record Details

NHER Number:24542
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon disc brooch


Metal detecting in 1987 recovered a Late Saxon disc brooch from the arable field here.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 68 01
Map Sheet:TF60SE

Full description

Autumn 1987. Found with metal detector find on arable.
Disc brooch.
Like the pendant from Saffron Waldon decorated in Borre style and part of an important group - S. Margeson (NCM).
See Illustartions (S1) and (S2) and thesis (S3).
E. M. James (KLM) 23 May 1988. Amended by A. Beckham (HES), 28 September 2017.
Amended by A. Beckham (HES), 17 January 2020.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Illustration: Unknown. [Unknown]. Drawing of a Late Saxon disc brooch. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Unknown. [Unknown]. Drawing of a Late Saxon disc brooch. Film. Unknown.
<S3>Thesis: Richardson, C. 1993. The Borre Style in the British Isles and Ireland. A Re-assessment. p 24.

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