Information for record number MWA7805:
Findspot - Migration period brooch

Summary Findspot - an Anglo Saxon brooch dating to the Migration period was found to the south of Tower Hill, Bidford on Avon.
What Is It?  
Type: Findspot
Period: Anglo-Saxon - Migration (410 AD - 599 AD)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Bidford on Avon
District: Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 10 52
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 During 1996 a metal detectorist found a brooch at this location. The brooch is an Anglo Saxon saucer brooch made in the 5th century or 6th century AD.

Source No: 1
Source Type: Museum Enquiry Form
Title: WMEF 3695
Author/originator: Wise P J
Date: 1996
Page Number:
Volume/Sheet: 3695
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source WMEF Warwickshire Museum Enquiry Form. These are forms that are filled in when a person brings an object to Warwickshire Museum to be identified. Amongst the information recorded on the form are details such as a description of the object, where and when it was found, and in some cases a sketch or photographs of it. Copies of the form can be viewed at the Warwickshire Sites and Monuments Record. back
monument TOWER * A tall building, either round, square or polygonal in plan, used for a variety of purposes, including defence, as a landmark, for the hanging of bells, industrial functions, etc. Use more specific type where known. back
monument FINDSPOT * The approximate location at which stray finds of artefacts were found. Index with object name. back

* Copyright of English Heritage (1999)

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