Record Details

NHER Number:24010
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon and medieval finds

Summary

A Late Saxon strap-end and a medieval buckle found during metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 04 33
Map Sheet:TG03SW
Parish:MELTON CONSTABLE, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Summer 1987. Metal detecting finds both close together.
Copper alloy strap-end with high relief ornament of two confronted figures. Late Saxon. (S1).
Circular buckle with central bar and rose-shaped outline. Remains of iron pin. Medieval.
A. Gregory (NAU) 28 September 1987.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: EGE 15-37.
<S1>Illustration: Bradley, S.. 1987. Drawing of a Late Saxon strap-end.. Paper. 2:1.

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