Record Details

NHER Number:31688
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon stirrup-strap mount


Metal-detecting in 1995 recovered a Late Saxon stirrup strap mount. This piece was rectangular with openwork decoration and a central animal head in relief.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 19 43
Map Sheet:TG14SE

Full description

September/October 1995. Metal detector find.
Late Saxon stirrup strap mount, openwork, central animal head in relief, four rivet holes, slight flange only. Rectangular. Two animal heads at 'apex'.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
See Monograph (S1).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 11 November 1995. 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

<S1>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 469; p. 98.

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