Record Details

NHER Number:24513
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds


Metal detecting and fieldwalking recovered two prehistoric flint flakes, a Roman dolphin type brooch, a 9th century disc brooch depicting a backward-turning animal and a post medieval copper alloy Jew's Harp.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 21 04
Map Sheet:TG20SW

Full description

1988. Fieldwalking with metal detector on ploughed field.
Flint flake and another with retouch.
Post medieval copper alloy Jews Harp.
Information from [1].
See (S1).
Identified by J. Wymer (NAU) and S. Margeson (NCM).
W. Milligan (NCM), March 1988.

February 1993. In spoil from 'anti-gipsy' ditch.
Roman dolphin-type brooch; missing spring; catch-plate bent; wings decorated with narrow vertical grooves; central rib along bow has rope pattern.
9th century disc brooch, backward-turning animal, milled border. Animal with three-toed hooves and triangular end to tail. No ring-and-dot decoration. Triangular nick out of edge where catch-plate would have been. Broken lug, single transverse.
To be photographed.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 22 February 1993.

Part of large scatter NHER 32108.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
  • JEWS HARP (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>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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32108Related to: Multi-period finds (Find Spot)

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