Record Details

NHER Number:28588
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon stirrup-strap mount

Summary

Metal-detecting in 1991 recovered a Late Saxon stirrup-strap mount with a quadruped.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 78 09
Map Sheet:TF70NE
Parish:SWAFFHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1991. Metal detecting. [1]
Late Saxon stirrup-strap mount with quadruped, and pierced lobe at apex. Two rivet holes at base with iron rivets, iron on reverse. Tiny flange.
See Polaroid (S1) and Monograph (S2).
S. Margeson (NCM), 11 September 1991. Amended by A. Beckham (HES), 7 August 2020.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • STIRRUP STRAP MOUNT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Correspondence: Williams, D. 1995. Correspondence between D. Williams and S. Margeson regarding Late Saxon stirrup-strap mounts. 10, 22 and 31 August.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
<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 234; p 62.

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