Record Details

NHER Number:33116
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon brooch and medieval ampulla


Metal detecting here in 1996-1997 recovered a medieval ampulla with no decoration and an Early Saxon cruciform brooch fragment.

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Grid Reference:TG 23 26
Map Sheet:TG22NW

Full description

1996. Metal detecting find.
Medieval ampulla, body almost circular, one side flat. Semi-circular handles. Both sides undecorated. Top cut off.
Identified by H. Geake (NCM) 31 October 1996.
H. Geake (NCM) 31 October 1996.

May 1997. Metal detecting find.
Early Saxon cruciform brooch fragment. Head, bow and part of foot. Integral top and side knobs. Triangular stamps on head. Part of pin seat and catch plate to rear. Early Saxon 5th/7th century.
V. Fryer (NCM) 12 May 1997.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • AMPULLA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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