Poorly Located Find Spot record CAM 080 - Findspot of an Anglo Saxon bronze disc brooch with a backward looking animal

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Bronze disc brooch with backward looking animal. Formerly recorded as CAM MISC


Grid reference TL 76 71 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL77SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Bronze disc brooch with backward looking animal
Diameter 1.2inches, Thickness .06 inches. Beast to left with head turned backward and mouth open. Tail turned back parallel with snout, tip bifid. Spiky mane. Feet with 2:3:3:3 claws. Border of 28 sub-rectangular beads, surrounded by rim. Roundels at eye, shoulder and rump. Hinge and catch VIII-II (positions based on a clock face giving hinge position first). The catchplate had been complete but was broken whilst in possession of Doctor Clouston (S1)
Formerly in the possession of Doctor Clouston (deceased) who numbered it 786. On permanent loan from R W M Clouston, Radlett, Herts (S2). Reputed but not with certainty to have come from Cavenham (S2).

Formerly recorded as CAM MISC

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <R1> (No record type): Smedley N & Owles E, Some Anglo-Saxon animal brooches, PSIA, 30,1965, (2), 166-174.
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeol in Suff, 1968, PSIA, 31, 1968, (2), 190 (ill).
  • <S2> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card L969-10, 1969.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (1)

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 20 2021 2:02PM

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