Anglo-Saxon needle

Title

Anglo-Saxon needle

Subject

Archaeology

Description

M/1992/41

This bronze needle is one of several Anglo-Saxon objects found by workmen when they were building Edridge Road in Croydon, between February 1893 and September 1894. Some of the objects were given to the old Grangewood Museum in Croydon and are now looked after by Croydon Museum Service. The rest were given to the British Museum. Between 1600 and 1300 years ago, Edridge Road was the site of an Anglo-Saxon cemetery. Noticed a mistake? Have some extra information about this object? Please contact us museum@croydon.gov.uk

Date

5th-6th century

Language

English

Date Created

2010-08-10

Files

Anglo-Saxon needle

Citation

“Anglo-Saxon needle,” Woruldhord, accessed September 26, 2018, http://poppy.nsms.ox.ac.uk/woruldhord/items/show/213.

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