Record Details

NHER Number:25942
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon brooch


Metal-detecting in 1990 recovered an Early Saxon brooch. In 2003 a limited field survey recovered no finds.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 36 09
Map Sheet:TG30NE

Full description

1990. Metal-detecting.
Found at [1]:
Bow and foot of Saxon long brooch, probably small-long.
A. Rogerson (NLA) November 1990. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 29 March 2021.

September-October 2003. Systematic Fieldwalking and Metal-detecting Survey. Extended to whole field [2].
Field survey on proposed route of A47 Blofield to North Burlingham dualling. Single 20m wide strip in northern half of field examined (Transect E).
No finds recovered.
See report (S1) for further details. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2).
Previously recorded under NHER 60803 (and before that NHER 39847).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 29 March 2021.

January 2007.
Environmental Statement produced (S3).
P. Watkins (HES), 10 June 2015.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Wallace, P. 2004. An Archaeological Evaluation on the A47 proposed dualling route between Blofield and North Burlingham. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 895.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. 2004. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 2003. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt III pp 573-588. p 574.
<S3>Unpublished Document: Highways Agency. 2007. A47 Blofield - North Burlingham Dualling Environmental Statement.. 7.0 Cultural Heritage.

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