Find Spot record 0291000000 - IVINGHOE BEACON (AT NGR)

Summary

Saxon metalwork found on ground surface

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: Possible Saxon cemetery suggested by chance find

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Description

Dimensions - Radius 0029 mm
Plan Form - CIRCULAR
BROOCH FOUND AT EDGE OF PLOUGHED FIELD. DATED C7. IS FLAT; HAS CROSS DESIGN WITH EXPANDED TERMINALS, IN WHICH ARE SET GLASS/GARNETS. ?CABUCHON STONE MISSING FROM CENTRAL MOUNTING. SERPENT ORNAMENT IN SPACES. POSSIBLY NOT IN SITU; SITE IS ON CHALK, & BROOCH MAY HAVE COME DOWNSLOPE FROM SW/SE (B1).

Sources (3)

  • <1>SBC8339 Verbal communication: Mike Farley, Andrew Pike & Mr Longstaff. INFO ON ORIGINAL FIND (JUNE 1977) AND SUBSEQUENT SITE VISIT (AUGUST 1977).
  • <2>SBC6531 Graphic material: Barbara Hurman. DRAWING OF BROOCH, FILED.
  • <3>SBC8456 Article in monograph: Michael Farley. 1981. 'A JEWELLED BROOCH FROM IVINGHOE, BUCKS', IN BAR (BRITISH SERIES) 92 PP87-90. Vol 92 (British Series).

Location

Grid reference SP 95930 17130 (point)
Civil Parish IVINGHOE, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (1)

  • DISC BROOCH (7th Century - 600 AD to 699 AD)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: Surface find (EBC16536)

Record last edited

Oct 1 2004 12:47PM

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