Record Details

NHER Number:35005
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon cruciform brooch


Metal detecting here in 1998 recovered an Early Saxon cruciform brooch. The brooch was missing its head and was decorated with ring-and-dots around the edge. A fragment of the catchplate remained on the back.

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Grid Reference:TF 68 08
Map Sheet:TF60NE

Full description

Early 1998. Metal detecting.
Early Saxon Cruciform brooch, head missing, moulded collar with incised lines at top of bow. Bow bevelled, hollow underneath moulded, with incised lines at base of bow. Scrolled lappets projecting either side of top of leg. Leg bevelled at edges approx 8m from top and tapering. Decorated with ring-and-dot round the edge. Fragment of catchplate remains on the back. 6th century.
Polaroid (S1) taken by N. J. H. March 1998.
Identified by H. M. Geake (NCM).
K. Sussams (NLA) 15 May 1999.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BOW BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

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