Record Details

NHER Number:36544
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Saxon strap end


Metal detecting recovered a 9th century AD copper alloy strap end. The strap end has an animal head terminal with prominent ears.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 20 22
Map Sheet:TG22SW

Full description

October 2001. Metal detecting.
Middle Saxon/Late Saxon copper alloy strap end, Thomas's 'Type A', animal head terminal with prominent ears, notches with engraved line along border, crudely engraved rectangular panel with deeply cut notched decoration, upper section of face missing where split for attachment, three rivet holes, one with copper alloy rivet, much iron staining around lower (secondary) hole. 12 x 45mm. 9th century.
See (S1).
Identified by S.J. Ashley (NLA).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 December 2001.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • STRAP END (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 2001. KTB 13-14, Middle Saxon strap-end..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NLA. 2001. Finds Photograph. Polaroid.

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