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    • Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
    • Object type: BROOCH

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Record ID: SF-6F1ACD
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper-alloy Early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) disc brooch, dating to c. AD 450-550. The brooch has a front decorated with a central circular perforation, at least two blind-drilled dots (at 2 o'clock and 6 o'clock) and a pair of closely-spaced fine concentric grooves encircling them, about halfway between the centre and the edge. The reverse of the brooch still has a semi-circular pin lug surviving, set at right angles to the edge of the brooch and with a central circular hole now blocked with iron corrosion. The catchplate is missing, along with about a third of the brooch. …
Created on: Monday 30th April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eyke', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-4CA667
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper-alloy Early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) small-long brooch. The head comprises a central rectangular plate with three sides extended in three flat semi-circular knops; one of the knops is heavily damaged. The fourth side extends in the arched bow, which has a D-shaped cross section and tapers towards the break. The bow is thicker in the middle. The front of the headplate is decorated with a central ring-and-dot, while the bow has in its front a very abraded longitudinal groove. The reverse of the headplate has the integral lug, which has stains of iron corrosion. It bel…
Created on: Monday 16th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Rendlesham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-FFE1F6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy Early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) small-long brooch fragment. The fragmentary head comprises a central rectangular plate with three sides extended in three flat semi-circular knops. The fourth side has an old break, probably where the broad bow, now missing, once joined the rectangular headplate. The knop on the opposite side of the break is pitted and very worn. The front is decorated with a pair of incised lines across the junction of each knop with the headplate. Both faces are badly pitted and have scratches. The reverse still has the vertical single lug, encrusted with f…
Created on: Wednesday 7th March 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eyke', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-E14483
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete cast copper-alloy disc brooch of probable Anglo-Saxon attribution dating to the Early Medieval period, c. 450-550 AD. Part of the body and the pin are now missing in old damage, though otherwise it is preserved intact. It is flat and was originally circular, its outer face decorated with a border of stamped ring-and-dot motifs; towards one edge, the surrounding rings have worn away. Other dot punchmarks, possibly originally ring-and-dot motifs, are also stamped across the middle of the brooch in a roughly cruciform pattern. On the rear face of the object, the catchplate …
Created on: Thursday 4th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Walsham-le-Willows', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-A5BC32
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete Anglo-Saxon copper-alloy disc brooch, flat and originally circular. The front has a punched ring-and-dot motif at the centre, now very worn, surrounded by four similar motifs; a fifth might have been in the missing fragment. The reverse has a single pin lug with iron corrosion. The brooch has less than a quarter missing. Diameter: 33.58 mm. Thickness: 2.20 mm. Weight: 6.02 g. See similar examples in MacGregor and Bolick 1993, 63-65, in particular no. 4.43. It dates to the late 5th or earrly 6th century.
Created on: Wednesday 20th December 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Rendlesham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-0C14EB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A fragment of a copper alloy early medieval (early Anglo-Saxon) small-long brooch. Only the foot of the brooch survives. This is simple in form with a rectangular section expanding to a triangular terminal. There is a raised tranverse band with a transverse groove across its centre separating these two areas. The triangular terminal is narrow with inward-curving sides and an outward-curving outer end. Its outer face is decorated with a line of punched circular dots outlining the edges. To the reverse of the rectangular area there is a small incomplete catch-plate. The surface of the me…
Created on: Thursday 21st July 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 21st August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Woodbridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-00A81C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper-alloy long brooch of Anglo-Saxon date, probably a cruciform brooch. It is missing the sides of the head and most of the foot due to old breaks. The headplate is square with vertical grooves to each side which probably marked the junction between central panel and wings, but any wings and both side edges are now absent. At the top is an integrally cast full-round knob, with wide but shallow base, narrow waist, and worn globular terminal. On the reverse of the head are the remains of a single pin lug that has extensive iron corrosion where the spring and pin would ha…
Created on: Tuesday 15th December 2015
Last updated: Thursday 23rd August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bedfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-67DF01
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A fragment of a early medieval copper alloy cruciform brooch, with an unusual separate catch-plate. Only the bow and the upper part of the foot survive. The bow is short, D-shaped in cross-section and highly curved in profile with faceted corners. The front is decorated with a broad groove down the centre flanked by a single narrower groove to either side, creating the effect of a pair of ridges. Outside the narrow groove on each half of the bow is a longitudinal line of punched annulets. At either end of the bow is a flat rectangular area decorated with a single transverse groove acro…
Created on: Tuesday 21st April 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 12th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sutton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-770321
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete cast copper-alloy wide equal-armed brooch of Early Anglo-Saxon date, in two joining fragments due to old breaks. Part of one incomplete arm, the bow and a small fragment of the second arm survive, the remainder now missing due to old breaks. The surviving arm is sub-rectangular in form and oval in section with elaborate moulded and gilded decoration particularly on the front face. The outer edge of the arm has a wide border with pairs of opposing diagonal notches and one surviving oval aperture towards the complete end. At the end there is an incomplete oval aperture and …
Created on: Thursday 28th November 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 14th March 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Beyton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-75D752
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete cast copper-alloy knob from a florid cruciform brooch of Anglo-Saxon date. It comprises a flat rectangular plate with chip-carved decoration on the front face comprising a Salin's Style I human face mask. This has a transverse band of decoration at the attachment end that projects slightly to each side of the lappet and contains a central transverse wavy or zig-zag line. Beneath this the face has prominent eyebrows, globular eyes and projecting oval cheeks separated by a sub-triangular nose. Extending from the base of the nose is a triangular motif, possibly the mouth or ton…
Created on: Tuesday 12th June 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 12th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Freckenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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