Record Details

NHER Number:25597
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Middle Saxon brooch and medieval buckle


Metal detecting recovered an unusual Middle Saxon ansate brooch with engraved chevron decoration and a medieval copper alloy buckle at this site.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 15 08
Map Sheet:TG10NE

Full description

October 1989. Metal detecting. West of St Mary and St Walstans' Church
Late medieval double-looped buckle with a projecting shell-shaped lobe on each outer edge of frame. Tongue looped round central bar.
See (S1).
I.D. S. Margeson (NCM).
W. Milligan (NCM), 25 October 1989.

1991. Metal detecting
Unusual ?Middle Saxon ansate brooch? One terminal missing, other decorated with dot-in-circle. 'Bow' is narrow with engraved chevron decoration made of pairs of lines. Broken catchplate on reverse.
I.D. S. Margeson (NCM)
W. Milligan (NCM), 21 June 1991

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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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