Record Details

NHER Number:9468
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon brooch from garden of 11 Park Close


A Late Saxon brooch found in 1969.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1509 0487
Map Sheet:TG10SE

Full description

Copper alloy brooch 10th to 11th century, compare with example from Threxton, NHER 4685.
Found while digging garden of 11 Park Close, which had been part of an arable field recently.
No other finds seen by finder.
See (S1), (S2) and (S3), together with Threxton, filed under NHER 4685. (E. Rose (NAU)).
E.B. Green (NCM)

This discovery was originally reported in (S4). See (S5) for a full report on this brooch.
P. Watkins (HES), 18 March 2013.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 10 SE 19.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Late Saxon. Hethersett.
---Illustration: [Unknown]. [Unknown]. Drawing of Late Saxon copper alloy disc brooches from Hethersett and Threxton. Paper. 1:1.
<S1>Illustration: Green, E.. 1969. Drawing of a Late Saxon disc brooch.. Card. 2:1.
<S2>Illustration: Unknown. Unknown. Sketch of a Late Saxon disc brooch.. Film. 2:1.
<S3>Article in Serial: Wilson, D. M. & Hurst, D. G. 1971. Medieval Britain in 1969. Medieval Archaeology. Vol XIV (for 1970) pp 155-208. p 161.
<S4>Serial: 1969. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1969. No 16. p 6.
<S5>Article in Serial: Green, B. 1970. Late Saxon Bronze Disc Brooch. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXV Pt I p 142.

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