Assorted Saxon finds from east of Bidford
Findspot - various Anglo Saxon finds dating to the Migration period, including coins and strap ends, were found in an area east of Grafton Lane, Bidford on Avon.
1 A silver sceat was found in 1991 at SP10705258. The method of recovery was not recorded.
2 A silver sceat was found in April 1991 at SP10705258.
3 A strap end and a late Saxon silver inlay fragment were found in 1991 at SP10605258.
4 A late Saxon strapend was found in 1991 at SP107526.
5 3 Early Anglo-Saxon coins found by metal detector east of Bidford at various times in 1993.
6 2 Early Anglo-Saxon coins and 1 Later Anglo-Saxon coin found on a known Middle Saxon site which has previously produced 6 sceattas and 6 pennies as well as 8 bronze objects. The site is currently interpreted as a ‘productive’ or market site.
7 2 Anglo-Saxon bronze strap-ends found at the Market site by metal detector in June 1994.
8 Anglo-Saxon gold mount found in May 1991 by using a metal detector.
9 A strap end was found in 1991 at SP10705258. Very long and narrow with traces of an animal head. Either late Saxon or early medieval.
10 Location wrong. Y coordinate originally entered as 50xx but should be 52xx. Location moved.