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CHER Number:06516
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Viking disc brooch, Bottisham Lode

Summary - not yet available

Grid Reference:TL 52 63
Parish:Lode, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire

Monument Type(s):

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 801 AD to 1000 AD)

Associated Finds:

  • DISC BROOCH (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 801 AD to 1000 AD)

Full description

1. Viking disc brooch from Bottisham Lode. Ornamented in early Jellinge style and undoubtedly of Viking manufacture. Approximately 3cms in diameter.
Circular bronze Viking brooch of C9 or C10 date found at Bottisham Lode. Now in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.


<1> 1928, Archaeological Notes. PCAS 29: 105-15, p. 113 (Article in serial). SCB10102.


<2> Salzman L.F. (ed), 1938, The Victoria County History of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely. Volume 1, 322 (photo) (Bibliographic reference). SCB14629.


<3> Shetelig H (ed), 1940, Viking Antiquities of Great Britain and Ireland 4, p. 69 (ill) (Bibliographic reference). SCB15620.

Sources and further reading

<1>Article in serial: 1928. Archaeological Notes. PCAS 29: 105-15. p. 113.
<2>Bibliographic reference: Salzman L.F. (ed). 1938. The Victoria County History of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely. Volume 1. 322 (photo).
<3>Bibliographic reference: Shetelig H (ed). 1940. Viking Antiquities of Great Britain and Ireland 4. p. 69 (ill).