Record Details

NHER Number:35795
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon brooch


Metal detecting in 2000 recovered an Early Saxon cruciform brooch.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 80 94
Map Sheet:TL89SW

Full description

Before 25 September 2000. Metal detecting.
Early Saxon lower bow and foot of cruciform brooch. Side facets and double transverse grooves at base of bow and again at top of foot, then zone with chamfered sides above transverse ridge moulding between double grooves. Double grooved eye-brows, low (worn) eyes outlined by grooves which form remarkably eye-like ovoid shapes, median arris down snout and between nostrils. Break at bow is old as is that to the incomplete catch-plate. Three pin-hole casting flaws next to catchplate.
(S1) , (S2).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 November 2000.

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

---Photograph: 2000. KSF 12, Early Saxon lower bow and foot of cruciform brooch..
<S1>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
<S2>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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