SWYOR-F9ECE2: Early Medieval Annular Brooch

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Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Early Medieval Anglo-Saxon annular brooch dating to the 7th century AD. The frame is oval in cross-section and decorated with areas of transverse grooves on the front of the frame. There is a long stretch of about 18 groove with the constriction for the pin in the centre of them. A matching long stretch is on the opposite side of the frame, with a short area of just three grooves at the other two cardinal points. The pin is intact; it is oval in section and hooked round the frame. Compare LIN-935CE8.

Class: Annular

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 600
Date to: Circa AD 700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 2.81 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st May 2010 - Thursday 19th August 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1194

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Ludford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF2188
Four figure Latitude: 53.37501
Four figure longitude: -0.182632
1:25K map: TF2188
1:10K map: TF28NW
WOEID: 27922
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: Wednesday 8th December 2010
Updated: Tuesday 4th September 2012

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