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    • County: Suffolk
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    • Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
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Record ID: SF-C74207
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper alloy relief-decorated early Anglo-Saxon mount. It is rectangular, 18.82mm x 16.6mm and has a raised rim of 2mm width. It weighs 3.4g. Within the undecorated raised border is a field of relief Style I decoration. The details are now obscured by corrosion, but when held with long sides to top and bottom it appears to be the right way up. There is a face, apparently human, in the top right corner, with one pellet eye clearly visible. There is a clear curl of hair to the left of the eye, but there are also some features next to the border, perhaps more of the face, which are …
Created on: Tuesday 13th July 2010
Last updated: Friday 27th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Akenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-9CB641
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete cast copper-alloy mount or escutcheon of Anglo-Saxon date. One third of the mount is preserved and joins to SF-9CA772 to complete the object. The mound is flat, disc shaped and has chip carved and gilded decoration on the front face. This comprises a central recessed circular field that may once have held a setting of some kind but which is now missing due to old breaks. Surrounding the central setting is a circular border, with a second circular border mid-way from the centre of the object to its outer edge dividing the mount into two distinct bands of decoration. The i…
Created on: Tuesday 29th June 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 15th June 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Great Barton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-9CA772
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete cast copper-alloy mount or escutcheon of Anglo-Saxon date. Two thirds of the mount is preserved, the other third found separately by the finder and recorded as SF-9CB641. The mound is flat, disc shaped and has chip carved and gilded decoration on the front face. This comprises a central recessed circular field that may once have held a setting of some kind but which is now missing due to old breaks. Surrounding the central setting is a circular border, with a second circular border mid-way from the centre of the object to its outer edge dividing the mount into two distin…
Created on: Tuesday 29th June 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 15th June 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Great Barton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-1DC2A2
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: An incomplete gold probable Anglo-Saxon possible mount. It is missing one terminal end and the other survives but is now detached from the main surviving body of the object. This probable mount is an elongated oval in shape and made from sheet gold the front face of which has been decorated with applied filigree and gems, probably garnets, which have oval settings. The decoration appears to be zoomorphic, with a long body and small animal head of a mouse or bat like creature. Beaded filigree strands with narrower plain gold wire flanking them, run along the longitudinal e…
Created on: Wednesday 23rd June 2010
Last updated: Monday 4th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'westleton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-8B2EA5
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Object Date: Early medieval Description: Mount Axe-shaped mount with remains of ?enamel decoration. A cross-shaped motif in the centre has split ends on the left and right, which develop into four curling spirals. The design is executed in relief and the background is filled with remains of ?enamel, which now appear white. Non-destructive X-ray fluorescence analysis of the surface of the metal fitting identified the metal as high-tin bronze, with no detectable precious metal. Dimensions: W 16mm max., L. 15mm max. Th. 1mm; Weight 1.9g Note: This find does not qualify as Treasure under …
Created on: Wednesday 16th June 2010
Last updated: Thursday 10th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Palgrave', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-FB31F3
Object type: INGOT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: A probable silver early medieval or Viking Age ingot. Roughly triangular in section and rectangular in plan, incomplete at one end which is tapering. Two faces have evidence of diagonal marks, which appear to have been made by a file. One terminal narrows and is incomplete due to an old break and the other is rounded with a flattened end. Dimensions: 33.75mm in length and 7.11mm in width, 4.71mm in thickness, 5.61g in weight. Discussion: This probable ingot is similar in shape to a larger narrow ingot of Late Saxon/Anglo-Scandinavian datefound in Hindringham, Norfolk (200…
Created on: Wednesday 9th June 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 29th February 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Yaxley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-CD3B63
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: A complete oval-shaped gold pendant which is set with a cabochon garnet with a grooved attachment loop. The back plate is plain and the grooved attachment loop soldered onto it. The loop is bent to one side, and squashed. Its two thin, separate, gold wires feed through, one of them wrapping around the front of the loop's base, the other one around the back. On the front face the back plate is framed with two wire cables either side of a central beaded wire cable, into which a plain upright border is set. The innermost cable of the frame is a plain wire, but towards the pro…
Created on: Monday 7th June 2010
Last updated: Monday 4th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Halesworth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-1CD572
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete Early Anglo-Saxon copper-alloy supporting-arm brooch. It is missing parts of the end of the foot, and the spring and pin, due to old breaks and abrasions. The wings are D-shaped in cross-section, with incomplete perforated lugs at their ends, and a flattened rear face positioned at an angle of approximately 45 degrees. The front of the headplate thus formed has decoration consisting of double transverse grooves. Beneath the arms, the bow is curved, D-shaped in cross-section with decorated square panels at top and bottom between which the front of the bow is faceted. The p…
Created on: Friday 23rd April 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Eye', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-D91911
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete cast copper-alloy harness link of Early-Medieval date. One terminal, the shaft and central boss survive intact, the opposite terminal now mostly missing due to old breaks. The terminal is lozenge shaped with a central circular perforation and projecting globular knops on each of the exterior corners. From the inner edge of the terminal extends a rectangular shaft that is D-shaped in section with flat back and rounded front face. At the centre of the shaft is a flattened oval shaped boss with raised collars to either side and a slightly concave back face. The shaft on the…
Created on: Tuesday 20th April 2010
Last updated: Monday 6th June 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hacheston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-F278A5
Object type: PIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete and worn cast copper-alloy pin of Middle Anglo-Saxon date. Only the head and upper portion of the shaft survive intact, the remainder missing due to old breaks. The pin head is globular in form with flattened top and tapering towards the shaft. At the base of the head is a transverse collar formed from two parallel transverse bands. The shaft beneath the collar is circular in section measuring 1.88mm in diameter, and terminates in old breaks just beneath the head. The entire object measures 19.03mm in length, 8.85mm in diameter at head, and weighs 3.22g. This globu…
Created on: Thursday 14th January 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Icklingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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