Record Details

NHER Number:21112
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon brooch or sleeve clasp (Gayton, poorly located)


A florid Early Saxon cruciform brooch fragment or Early Saxon wrist clasp dated to the first half of the 6th century AD was found at Well Hall.

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Full description

Pre January 1985. 'From Well Hall'.
Where? Note scheduled site NHER 3592 to north.
Florid cruciform brooch fragment, or possibly wrist clasp. 1st half 6th century.
Identified by British Museum (Medieval and Later Antiquities) January 1985.
Information to KLM by telephone.
Finder [1].
E. M. James (KLM), 18 January 1985.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SLEEVE CLASP (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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