Record Details

NHER Number:50118
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon brooch


Early Saxon annular brooch, probably a casual find from a building site in 1994.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 87 83
Map Sheet:TL88SE

Full description

1994. Metal-detecting.
Found on building site (Abbey Homes site, formerly Lamberts Garage):
1 Early Saxon cast copper alloy annular brooch. Unusual stepped form, with outer ring of V-shaped stamps and inner ring of annular stamps, and remains of iron pin.
See drawing (S1) and polaroid (S2) (addorsed in W.F. Milligan's hand TL 88 SE 336. 18/10/94).
This find was originally recorded on the basis of A. Rogerson's memory of discussion with W.F. Milligan (NCM) regarding a casual find on a building site at Fryer's Walk. The paperwork relating to this discovery has now been located, allowing its location to be confirmed.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 24 March 2007. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 3 November 2015.

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

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Daynes, C. 1994. Drawing of an Early Saxon brooch from Thetford. Paper. 1:1.
<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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