Record Details

NHER Number:38150
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon brooch


Metal detecting in this area during 2003 recovered an Early Saxon copper alloy cruciform brooch. The brooch had a facetted bow with two longitudinal grooves and a facetted foot with an animal head terminal.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 23 25
Map Sheet:TG22NW

Full description

January/February 2003. Metal detecting.
Early Saxon copper alloy cruciform brooch, small rectangular head plate with narrow wings, attached full round top knob, side knobs missing, single lug with corroded fragment of spring. Facetted bow with two longitudinal grooves, facetted foot with animal head terminal, catch plate on reverse, 8 x 67mm.
Aberg group I, 5th century.
Identified by S. J. Ashley (NLA).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 14 March 2003.

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: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Photograph: 2003. KTQ 18-20, Early Saxon copper alloy cruciform brooch..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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