Record Details

NHER Number:39963
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon bridle cheek piece


Part of a Late Saxon bridle cheek piece found during metal detecting.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 47 12
Map Sheet:TG41SE

Full description

October 2003. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon fragment of bridle cheek-piece, D-sectioned bar, groove on reverse, with lozengiform terminal with knops at angles and oval perforation, bar broken at transverse rib, 41 (at least) x 27mm.
Identified by S. Ashley (NLA), 26 November 2003.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 27 November 2003.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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