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SITE OF AN ANGLO-SAXON CEMETERY, SEARBY HILL



Reference Name MLI50589

Name:
SITE OF AN ANGLO-SAXON CEMETERY, SEARBY HILL

Summary:
SITE OF AN ANGLO-SAXON CEMETERY, SEARBY HILL

Location:
SEARBY CUM OWMBY, WEST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
An extensive, apparently late 5th to early 6th century cemetery at Searby in a disused chalk pit. Human skeletons are said to have been disinterred, often accompanied by flat ring brooches. {1}{2}

It was found between 1849 and 1864. Finds include annular brooches, a cruciform brooch, a radiate-headed brooch set with garnets and a disc brooch. {6}

Sources:
1 Index: OS CARD INDEX. SEARBY CUM OWMBY. TA 00 NE:5,1963, SEAMAN B H
2 Index: SMR FILE. SEARBY CUM OWMBY. TA 00 NE:D, N, M -
3 Bibliographic reference: MEANEY, A.. 1964. A Gazetteer of Early Anglo-Saxon Burial Sites. P 162
4 Article in serial: MACLEAN H. 1864. ARCHAEOLOGICAL JOURNAL. VOL 21 PP 264-5
5 Graphic material: PARISH FILE. SEARBY CUM OWMBY. ALSO CORRESPONDENCE
6 Article in monograph: LEAHY, K. A.. 1993. PRE-VIKING LINDSEY. P 41

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