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An early Anglo-Saxon bridle-fitting from South Leckaway, Forfar, Angus, Scotland

Dickinson, T.M., Fern, C. and Hall, M.A. (2006) An early Anglo-Saxon bridle-fitting from South Leckaway, Forfar, Angus, Scotland. Medieval Archaeology. pp. 249-260. ISSN 0076-6097

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Abstract

[FIRST PARAGRAPH] In February 2003 the Kinnettles Heritage Group made a quite unexpected find during field-walking at South Leckaway farm near Forfar, Angus (NGR NO 4379 4810): the most northerly example in Britain — by about 150 miles — of an Anglo- Saxon object decorated in Salin’s Style I. It lay isolated and face down on the surface. A follow-up field-walk at the end of the month confirmed, partly with the aid of a metal detector, that there were no readily apparent additional pieces of metalwork, associated structures or burial evidence. The find was reported under the Scottish Treasure Trove legislation, duly claimed and allocated in June 2003 to the Meffan Institute, Forfar (part of Angus Cultural Services).

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2006 Society for Medieval Archaeology. Reproduced with the permission of the publisher. Journal home page http://www.maney.co.uk/journals/ma ; complete issue http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/maney/med
Academic Units: The University of York > Archaeology (York)
Depositing User: Repository Officer
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2007
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2013 14:17
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/174581706x124266
Status: Published
Refereed: Yes
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URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/1907

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