Record Details

NHER Number:25009
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon and medieval finds


Metal-detecting in 1988 recovered a medieval coin as well as a Late Saxon stirrup-strap mount and a medieval buckle.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 98 35
Map Sheet:TF93NE

Full description

1988. Metal-detecting.
Copper alloy box mount, Ringerike style, Late Saxon. See Illustration (S1). This find was reidentified as a Late Saxon stirrup-strap mount by D. Williams in 1997, see Monograph (S2) and Correspondence (S3).
Large strip of iron behind flange.
Medieval copper alloy buckle fragment with animal head terminal to bar.
Penny short cross in name of Henry 1180 to 1247. Moneyer WALTER.
A. Rogerson (NAU) 22 December 1988. Amended by A. Beckham (HES), 15 August 2020.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • STIRRUP STRAP MOUNT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Penn, K.. 1988. Drawing of a Late Saxon stirrup-strap mount. Film. 2:1.
<S2>Monograph: Williams, D. 1997. Late Saxon stirrup-strap mounts. A classification and catalogue. A contribution to the study of Late Saxon ornamental metalwork.. CBA Research Report. No. 111. No 87; p 40.
<S3>Correspondence: Williams, D. 1995. Correspondence between D. Williams and S. Margeson regarding Late Saxon stirrup-strap mounts. 10, 22 and 31 August.

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