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Record ID: NMS-B62E5F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete Early Saxon bow brooch - either a small long or cruciform type dating to the period c. AD 470 - 530. The square headplate exhibits a raised central panel, each long edge decorated with a line of stamped pellets and crescents. Each long edge of the headplate also exhibits a line of stamped pellets within crescents. The reverse exhibits a single pierced lug which retains traces of iron corrosion from the missing pin mechanism. The bow arches back from the headplate and terminates in an old break. Just below the head plate are two opposed notches. Just above the break point is …
Created on: Monday 9th April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 10th April 2018
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Record ID: NMS-B5EE00
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete Middle - Late Saxon copper alloy ansate brooch of Hübener's (1972) Group 10. Trefoliate head with a pierced double lug on the reverse for the missing pin mechanism. The bow arches and exhibits two pairs of transverse grooves running down the sides of the bow. It tapers into the foot which terminates in an old break. The catchplate is missing. See: Hübener, W, 1972, abb. 23, no. 8.
Created on: Monday 9th April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 10th April 2018
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Record ID: NMS-39BB87
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete Late Saxon harness link dating to the period c. AD 1000 - 1100. One end exhibits a knobbed loop on a short shank with an oval boss, the reverse of which is hollow. The boss exhibits an oval knop above and below. On the other side of the boss a short shank with a now incomplete loop. See: Williams, D, 2007, p. 4, fig. 6.
Created on: Tuesday 3rd April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd April 2018
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Record ID: NMS-011C2D
Object type: BRIDLE BIT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete Late Saxon bridle bit link dating to the period c. AD 1000 - 1100. One end exhibits a knobbed loop on a short shank with an off-centre oval boss, the reverse of which is hollow. On the other side of the boss is an oval loop worn through. See: Williams, D, 2007, p. 4, fig. 5.
Created on: Wednesday 7th March 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 7th March 2018
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Record ID: NMS-FEAFE4
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Fragment of Late Saxon copper alloy strap end of Thomas (2004) Class E Type 1 dating to the period c. AD 1000 - 1100. Incomplete openwork plate with moulded Winchester style decoration on one face consisting of a central stem with curling tendrils on either side and four circular apertures, two of which sit along the line of an old break. See: Thomas, G, 2004, p. 2 - 3.
Created on: Wednesday 7th March 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 14th March 2018
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Record ID: NMS-424552
Object type: STIRRUP
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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Incomplete Late Saxon to medieval copper alloy zoomorphic terminal mount from a stirrup. The mount has a hollow back with traces of lead within. The front exhibtis an elongated snout with raised eyes and ears.
Created on: Monday 26th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 26th February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-9B4944
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete Middle - Late Saxon copper alloy strap end of Thomas Class A dating to the period c. AD 750 - 900. It commences in an old break just above the zoomorphic terminal consisiting of an animal's head with elongated teardrop-shaped ears. The snout is missing due to an old break. See: Thomas, 2003, p. 2 - 3.
Created on: Tuesday 6th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-9ADB0B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Fragment of a copper alloy Early Saxon cruciform brooch, probably Martin Type 1, dating to the period c. AD 420 - 500. It commences in an old break at the junction between the bow and the catchplate. A transverse collar is visible along the line of the break. The the junction between the catchplate and foot is a moulded triple collar below which projects the moulded zoomorphic foot in the form of an animal's head. It exhibits bulbous eyes set either side of a long triangular-sectioned head and bulbous flared nostrils.
Created on: Tuesday 6th February 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-F01A8C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Early Saxon copper alloy cruciform brooch of Martin's (2015) Type 1.1.2 dating to the period c. AD 420 - 475. The top-knob is sub-rounded with a rounded waist. The detachable side-knobs are missing. The headplate is square; the reverse housing the pierced lug for the iron pin mechanism. Only a small lump of corroded iron remains from the sprung pin mechanism. The D-sectioned bow is arched, with a slight mid-rib. The foot has a rectangular panel, with twin transverse lines, above a chamfered rectangular panel, half-round moulding and narrow animal-head terminal. The catchplate occupies…
Created on: Monday 29th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 29th January 2018
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Record ID: NMS-9FDC53
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete Late Saxon Anglo-Scandinavian disc brooch dating to the period c. AD 900 - 1000. The front exhibits cast Borre-style decoration comprising a concave-sided lozenge with a central circular recess. Each of the four corners of the lozenge extends to form interlaced, double contoured knots. The brooch exhibits two small chips which have removed approximately 15% of the circumference and is heavily worn. On the reverse is a broken stub indicating the position of the missing single, perforated pin lug of Anglo-Saxon type, set parallel to the edge of the brooch. Opposite this is th…
Created on: Thursday 25th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 29th January 2018
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Record ID: NMS-1FEE0D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete Early Saxon copper alloy small long brooch Leeds 1945 Trefoil-headed type dating to the period c. AD 475 - 525. Only the head survives. The central panel of the head is square, with three semi-circular lobes, two of which are intact. The edge of each intact lobe exhibits a series of punched crescents. The reverse of the head exhibits the stubs of a pierced double lug whcih would have housed the pin mechanism. See: Leeds, E.T, 1945, p. 11, fig. 4.d.
Created on: Friday 19th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th January 2018
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Record ID: NMS-B012B2
Object type: STIRRUP
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete Late Saxon stirrup strap mount of Williams' (1997) Class A Type 1 dating to the period c. AD 1000 - 1150. Pentagonal in form, it exhibits a single rivet hole at the apex and two just above the rearward projecting flan. The engraved decoration is now too heavily abraded to make out. See: Williams, D, 1997, p. 26 - 33.
Created on: Tuesday 14th November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 28th March 2018
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Record ID: NMS-B9F542
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete Early Saxon brooch, probably a small-long, dating to the period c. AD 480 - 530. Only the central part of the head plate is now extant. This is broadly square, with a rectangular projection at the top. All edges termnate in old breaks. On the reverse is a scar indicating the position of the missing pierced pin lug surrounded by iron corrosion from the missing pin.
Created on: Wednesday 27th September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 27th September 2017
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Record ID: NMS-A3394A
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete Late Saxon copper alloy strap end of Thomas (2003) Class B, Type 1, dating to the period c. AD 750 - 1100. The split end exhibits a transverse break across the single rivet hole. It tapers to the rounded terminal and exhibits a series of five moulded transverse ridges. The terminal does not appear to be zoomorphic, however, it is heavily owrn, so this cannot be ruled out. See: Thomas, G, 2003, p. 4 - 5, fig. 2.13.
Created on: Tuesday 26th September 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 26th September 2017
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Record ID: NMS-EB4A16
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Early Saxon gold pendant mounted with a gold solidus of Justinian, struck at Constantinople (4th workshop of the mint) between 527 and 538. The coin is: Obverse D N IVSTINI_ANVS P P [AVG], helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, shield on left shoulder, right hand holding cross on globe, reverse [VICTORI]_A AVGGG [delta], Victory standing facing holding long cross and globe, mintmark CONOB, weight 5.78g. The coin has been mounted within a plain circular frame with an interior border formed of many small teeth. Over this has been soldered (at 12 o'clock relative to the reverse figure but …
Created on: Thursday 24th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Old Buckenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-DA96F8
Object type: POT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Medieval ceramic rim sherd from a Middle Saxon Ipswich ware sandy (West 1963, Group 1A) vessel dating to the period c. AD 720 - 850.
Created on: Wednesday 23rd August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd August 2017
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Record ID: NMS-600264
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete Early Saxon cruciform brooch, probably of Martin's (2015) Group 1, dating to the period c. AD 430 - 480. The heavily abraded integrally cast full-round (oval-sectioned) top knob is waisted and with a single transverse groove below the waist. The headplate is rectangular with one abraded side knob remaining. On the reverse is the stub of the single pin lug. The D-sectioned bow is divided into two facets by a longitudinal median rib and terminates in an old break just above the foot.
Created on: Wednesday 12th July 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 12th July 2017
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Record ID: NMS-55ED09
Object type: POT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two ceramic sherds of Early Saxon pottery dating to the period c. AD 500 - 650. One everted rim sherd and one body sherd, they are both of the same fabric but do not necissarily come from the same vessel. The fabric is reduced, dark grey and burnished on both surfaces, with occasional white inclusions. Collective weight: 7.8g.
Created on: Wednesday 24th May 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 24th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Winfarthing', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-58786B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A circular gold and garnet setting, possibly from a brooch, pendant or another piece of jewellery. The setting comprises a gold collar made from an upright strip of gold surrounded by three strands of gold beaded wire, the central strand perhaps slightly larger than the others. The beading shows some signs of wear. The gold strip is partially folded underneath the gem, which is probably a garnet. It is cabochon cut with a flat top and an annulet drilled into its centre, now empty but once perhaps inlaid with another material (see Discussion). The back of the gem is dished. It is largel…
Created on: Friday 12th May 2017
Last updated: Thursday 12th April 2018
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Record ID: NMS-DD6475
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incompelte Middle - Late Saxon copper alloy zoomorphic object, possibly a ferrule from a knife or sword handle dating to the period c. AD 800 - 1000. It comprises a hollow cylinder which expands from a diameter of 18mm - 23.8mm at which point it divides into three tapering projections, two of which terminate in worn breaks, each of which exhibits traces of a rivet hole along the line of the break. The third, complete projection terminates in a moulded animal's head. It exhibits long pointed oval ears with recessed centres. Below are lenticular eyes with circular pellet eyeballs. The h…
Created on: Saturday 6th May 2017
Last updated: Thursday 15th February 2018
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