Anglo-Saxon cruciform brooch

Photo: Durham County Council CC By SA2.0
Object type: Brooch
Period: Anglo-Saxon
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 20/09/2023
Location: South Kesteven, Lincolnshire


A copper-alloy brooch, broken in two part, dating to AD 525 – 570. Cruciform brooches became popular at the start of the 6th century. It’s form is described in the PAS report as “highly unusual” and it has been designated a Find of Note of Regional Importance.