|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Late Saxon brooch|
Metal detecting in this area in around 1980 recovered a 9th century brooch. It was made of bronze and decorated with a backward-facing animal.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 72 25|
|Parish:||HILLINGTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
December 1980 approximately. In edge of parkland just north of road. Metal detecting.
9th century brooch. Bronze, 2.8cm diameter. Incised decoration - animal bending over its back, double circle for eye and two dittos on body. Loan to KLM, via .
See rubbing (S1). Slides (S2) at KLM.
Identified by E. M. James (KLM).
E. M. James (KLM) 3 February 1984.
Marked on NCM map (S3) further northeast at , but KLM map marking (S4) was made by finder.
Part of large scatter NHER 29913.
- FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
- BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|---||Illustration: [Unknown]. 1980. Rubbing of a Late Saxon copper alloy brooch. Paper. 1:1. |
|<S2>||Slide: Various. Slide. |
|<S3>||Map: NCM. NCM Record Map. |
|<S4>||Map: King's Lynn Museum. KLM 6 inch Record Map. |
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