Record Details

NHER Number:32297
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and Late Saxon brooches


Metal detecting here in 1996 and 2005 recovered a selection of multi-period metal objects. Noteworthy finds included a Late Saxon disc brooch with Borre-style ornamentation and a Roman Colchester one-piece brooch.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 22 21
Map Sheet:TG22SW

Full description

1996. Metal detector find.
Late Saxon disc brooch with Borre-style ornament. Damaged edge. Worn. Single transverse pin lug, damaged catchplate. 10th century.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
H. Geake (NCM) 4 November 1996.

1996. Metal detector find.
Roman Colchester one-piece brooch, missing most of spring, pin and catchplate. Undecorated, 1st century AD.
V. Fryer (NCM) 4 June 1997.

Before 6 September 2005. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon stirrup strap mount, (S1).
Post medieval button.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 17 October 2005.

Part of large scatter NHER 33772.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2005. Drawing of a Late Saxon stirrup strap mount. Film. 2:1.

Related records

33772Related to: Multi-period metal objects and pottery sherds (Find Spot)

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