Record Details

NHER Number:36622
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon bridle cheek piece and pottery sherd


Metal detecting in 2001 recovered a fragment of a Late Saxon bridle cheek piece, and a sherd of probable Late Saxon Thetford ware.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 46 10
Map Sheet:TG41SE

Full description

May 2001. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon bridle cheek piece fragment (S1).
See and description in file.
S. Ashley (NLA), 3 October 2001.

June 2006. Corrected findspot indicated on ground by finder.
Finder states he also found a 'Thetford Ware burial urn'. [1].
One presumes the date is more likely to be correct than the function, which is probably due to a misunderstanding.
E. Rose (NLA), 9 June 2006.

Before March 2022. Metal-detecting. [2].
NMD032022 - PAS details to follow.
Site extended to the whole field. Previous extent mapped at [3].
A. Beckham (HES), 15 March 2022.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRIDLE BIT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: George, P.. 2001. Sketch of a Late Saxon bridle cheek piece fragment.. Paper. 1:1.

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