Record Details

NHER Number:32765
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon bridle fragment

Summary

A fragment of a Late Saxon bridle cheek piece, with punched decoration, found during metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 79 20
Map Sheet:TF72SE
Parish:GREAT MASSINGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March 1997. Metal detecting find.
Very nice fragment of cast copper alloy Late Saxon bridle cheek piece with punched decoration in Ringerike style. One end is broken, the other, at an animal head is damaged.
Identified by V. Fryer (NCM).
See (S1) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 1 May 1997.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..

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