Record Details

NHER Number:29843
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon pottery sherds, Late Saxon and medieval metal objects


In early 1993 five sherds of probable Late Saxon pottery were recovered, along with a Late Saxon strap end fragment and a gilded copper alloy medieval buckle or belt fitting.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 01 27
Map Sheet:TG02NW

Full description

Early 1993.
One jar rim with internal 'lid seating', probably Late Saxon Thetford-type, although in micaceous Roman-style fabric. Four bodysherds, probably Late Saxon Thetford-type.
Fragment of bronze Late Saxon openwork strap end. See photograph (S1).
Gilded bronze unusual buckle or belt-fitting fragment; double- looped frame with pierced hole in centre of one side, medieval.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 July 1993.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Photograph: Wicks, D.. LEX 19-20.

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