Record Details

NHER Number:35073
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon brooch


An Early Saxon brooch in Southern Scandinavian style found during metal-detecting.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 78 93
Map Sheet:TL79SE

Full description

December 1998. Metal-detecting. Height OD 20m.
Very squashed Early Saxon brooch (S1 and S3).
A Southern Scandinavian type in copper alloy perhaps made in Anglo-Saxon England.
See description and notes in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 January 2000.

See (S2).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 August 2000.

See file for scanned image of Southern Scandinavian brooch partly restored, sold by Valued History before 2 February 2005.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 February 2005.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in Serial: Hunn, A., Lawson, J. & Farley, M.. The Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Dinton, Buckinghamshire.. Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History. Vol 7. p 120.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Holness, A.. 1999. Drawing of a Early Saxon brooch.. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Correspondence: Ager, B.. 1999. Letter. 13 August.
<S3>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2011. Drawing of a Early Saxon brooch.. Film. 2:1.

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