Poorly Located Find Spot record LKH 516 - Findspot of an Anglo-Saxon disc brooch

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Disc brooch with backward-looking beast. Formerly recorded as LKH MISC


Grid reference TL 7 8 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL78SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Disc brooch with backward-looking beast. 0.9 inch diameter, o.05 inch thick. Badly cast. Border of 43 sub-triangular beads. Perfect hinge and catch (S1)(S2).
Probably same as `bronze disc brooch with milled edge (Rom?) showing figure of animal in relief' purchased in 1916 (S3) (also listed under Misc Rom), and `Undley, "a rude bronze representation in the round of an animal form, with reverted head, with two, studs for fastening to a metal plate" dated to La Tene I? Also stated as being in Cambridge Museum (S4)(S5).

Formerly recorded as LKH MISC

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL78SW55.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 30, 1965, (2), 170-171, pl 25d.
  • <S3> (No record type): PCAS, 21, 1916-1917, 106.
  • <S4> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Undley IA.
  • <S5> (No record type): Fox C, The Archaeol of the Cambridge Region, 1923, 75.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:47AM

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