Record Details

NHER Number:33159
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon brooch

Summary

Metal detecting recovered a Late Saxon thin copper alloy disc depicting a cross. This may have been soldered onto a brooch.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 50 17
Map Sheet:TG51NW
Parish:HEMSBY, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

1996. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon disc of thin sheet bronze, relief decoration of voided cross with forks at each arm end. No means of attachment on reverse. May be applied plate soldered to a disc brooch.
H. Geake (NCM), 31 October 1996.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Thesis: Rhodes, J.A.. 2005. Linguistic and Late Saxon Metalwork Evidence from Norfolk, Scandinavian Ethnicity or Viking Influence?.

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