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    • Ascribed culture: Anglo-Saxon
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Record ID: SWYOR-7705DE
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A copper alloy penannular brooch probably dating from the late Roman or early Medieval period, about AD 300 - 500. It is probably a Fowler type F brooch. The circular frame is circular in section and parts of the frame are decorated with transverse grooves on the upper face only. The terminals are corroded and damaged; one survives better but the other is missing. The surviving terminal appears to turn outwards with a flattened projection, and to have a circular setting on the corner with possible white paste or cement surviving within it. The brooch has a smooth brown patina, but som…
Created on: Tuesday 29th July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 29th July 2014
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Record ID: PUBLIC-22B414
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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A cast copper-alloy probable finger ring of late Anglo-Saxon date. It consists of a solid copper-alloy hoop which has a flattened oval cross-section and tapers to a point at one end. The object is broken approximately half way along its widest part with the remaining half missing. It would originally have had two, opposing, pointed terminals that overlapped to form the hoop of the ring. This is similar to another finger ring found at the same site. PUBLIC-5CAAA2. Similar finger-rings have been published by A. Goodall in Rogerson and Dallas 1984, fig. 110, one (no. 19) well sealed in a…
Created on: Friday 25th July 2014
Last updated: Monday 28th July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Skidbrooke', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SWYOR-FCC5AD
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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An incomplete early Anglo-Saxon small long brooch dating from about AD 450 - 600. The head is incomplete, but is flat and cross shaped with notches in the lower corners and rounded corners or notches at the top. The top and sides are old, patinated breaks. The bow is arched and faceted, trunctaed at the base by an old and patinated break. The lower bow and foot are missing. On the reverse of the ehadplate is a lump of iron corrosion, the remains of the pin, and at least one copper alloy lug to hold it in place. There are probably two lugs, sandwiching the pin, but the corrosion obscure…
Created on: Wednesday 23rd July 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd July 2014
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Record ID: NLM-FBEDDA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Silver Coin. Penny of Edward the Martyr (975-978), Lincoln mint issue of the moneyer Grind, as kindly identified from photographs by Peter Spencer, at the behest of the finder. Peter describes this coin as 'very rare'. Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust left. Initial cross pattee. Obverse inscription: +AEDVV[A]RD [?REX].ANGL Reverse description: Small central cross pattee. Reverse inscription: +GRIND M-O LINDCOL, citing Peter Spencer's reading. Diameter: 20.1mm, Weight: 1.18gms, die axis: 2
Created on: Wednesday 23rd July 2014
Last updated: Thursday 24th July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swinhope', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: NLM-FB047D
Object type: PIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper alloy Pin Head. Cast globular pin head with pointed top and circumferential facet or belt, and a collar above a round section shank, cf. Flixborough type 331. Suggested date: Early Medieval, 800-850. Diameter: 8.7mm, Height: 16.5mm, Weight: 2.36gms.
Created on: Wednesday 23rd July 2014
Last updated: Thursday 24th July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SWYOR-FA482A
Object type: GIRDLE HANGER
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A cast copper alloy probable girdle hanger fragment dating from the Early Medieval period, about AD 450 - 600. The surviving fragment is the top of the shaft, immedieately below the suspension loop. It is rectangular in section, flat the the lower broken end, and thickening quickly to almost square in section at the broken top end. The remains of the suspension loop is visible; it is a sideways hole through a projecting tab which is just 2.4mm wide, while the shaft is 5.9mm wide. The lower part of the front is decorated with two surviving ring and dot motifs. The breaks and edges are v…
Created on: Wednesday 23rd July 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd July 2014
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Record ID: KENT-E3D11C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An incomplete Early Medieval, copper-alloy Anglo-Saxon Small-Long trefoil brooch (400 - 550 AD). The brooch consists of a flat trefoil head plate, with three D-shaped arms extending from a narrowed waist, attached to a central square plate; one of these arms is damaged. The bow is rectangular, short and arched with a central, vertical ridge which tapers to a flattened, sub-rectangular foot, which has a central pair of transverse lines. On the reverse of the brooch, the spring and pin are missing due to old breaks. There are two integrally cast semi-circular pin lugs with a central, ci…
Created on: Tuesday 22nd July 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 30th July 2014
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Record ID: NLM-E2C0F3
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper alloy Coin pierced for reuse as a Pendant. Indeterminate Late Roman (260-410) issue with two adjacent drilled holes of diameter 2.7mm. The reuse of coins as pendants was especially characteristic of the Early Anglo-Saxon period, c.475-650. Diameter: 16.2mm, Thickness: 1.8mm, Weight: 12.71gms.
Created on: Tuesday 22nd July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: NLM-E249F4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Silver Coin fragment. Penny of Athelstan (924-939), as kindly identified by the finder. Obverse description: Profile crowned/diademed bust right draped, in accomplished Roman style; initial cross pattee. Obverse inscription: +ATH(--) Reverse description: Small central cross. Reverse inscription: (--)BVX(--) Diameter (in excess of): 17.5mm, Weight: 0.65gms.
Created on: Tuesday 22nd July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LVPL-D1295B
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An incomplete cast copper alloy Late Saxon tongue-shaped copper alloy strap-end of Thomas' (2004) Class E. The attachment end is incomplete. Just below the attachment the object is decorated with a double horizontal ridge separated with a groove. The top ridge is decorated with punched dot decoration. The object is decorated in relief and with openwork. The strap end has a central square with four punched dots. Four separate raised sub-ovals sit at each side of the central square. Projecting from each corner of the square is a narrow arm, each decorated with three punched dots and …
Created on: Wednesday 9th July 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 9th July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huxley', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: LVPL-BFBC1E
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A cast copper alloy Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) copper alloy buckle frame, probably dating from the late 5th to early 7th century. The frame is rectangular in shape with a single loop, thick edges and a recessed bar. The pin is missing. The underside of the buckle is flat and plain but the upper face is decorated with a curved recess either side of the notch for the pin. The recess contains seven raised triangles on each side. The recess would probably have been in-filled with gilding and possibly garnets as is the case with HAMP-A0905A. Damage at one side of the frame suggests that …
Created on: Tuesday 8th July 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 9th July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huxley', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: NLM-684033
Object type: PIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper alloy Pin. Spiral headed Pin, Flixborough Type 4, with a round section unhipped shank of mid point diameter 2.6mm constructed by the union of two D section halves. These are flattened towards the head where they are bent back to diverge and are curled into a pair of closed loops with their ends adjacent. Most of the examples from Flixborough are ascribed to an early 9th-century phase, with one in a probably intrusive earlier location. Suggested date: Early Medieval, 750-850. Length: 78.8mm, Width (at head): 3.8mm, Thickness (below spirals): 2.5mm, Weight: 3.01gms.
Created on: Friday 4th July 2014
Last updated: Monday 7th July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: NLM-68283D
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Silver Strap End. Cast zoomorphic strap end, Thomas Class A type 1. A long tapering plate, bifurcated at its wider end where two holes retain burred rivets of length 4.5mm and end diameter 17mm. The sides of the front bear a series of closely spaced nicks of length c.1mm, possibly furnishing an additional grip and smoother on one side than the other; from their casual execution these might be casual additions. A double collar separates the plate from its wedge-shaped beast head terminal, which has large protruberant eyes and a small slit at the end for its mouth. Three casually incise…
Created on: Friday 4th July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 8th July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: NLM-68132C
Object type: SLEEVE CLASP
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper alloy Sleeve Clasp. Cast plate with U shaped hook from a hook and eye pair of Hines form B12. A rectangular plate bears a pair of rounded lugs with drilled stitching holes of diameter 3mm flanking a pair of triangular lugs of purely decorative type. The outer edge is decorated with a vertically incised paired line border, and two groups of three incised slashes, positioned with reference to the outer edge rather than the lugs. Additional decoration comprises a series of tiny annular stamps of diameter 1.3mm. positioned in a slightly wandering series. About 16 stamps follow the …
Created on: Friday 4th July 2014
Last updated: Monday 7th July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: NLM-672DB7
Object type: TWEEZERS
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper alloy Tweezers. Cast Tweezers with one spatulate arm; the other arm is now narrow and straight-sided; the tweezers are folded (now) off-centre. Decoration comprises a vertically scored border along one side of the spatulate arm down to its end and also along its other side above the expanded surface, and horizontally as a doubled line above six stamped ring-and-dot of 2.5mm diameter in the triangular field at its end. The latter are arranged in a manner reminiscent of a Thor's hammer with head downwards. The (now) narrow arm bears similar borders, though if a spatulate end has …
Created on: Friday 4th July 2014
Last updated: Monday 7th July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swinhope', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: NLM-66CA85
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper alloy Disc Brooch. Cast disc brooch in two fragments with another part missing. A low relief device comprises a serpentine interlaced body with a triangular eye and the leg or legs of a creature rendered in Salin Style 2, around a plain central bordered disc. Traces of gilding are trapped on the display face. The back bears two low lugs with a spot of rust between them, presumably from an iron pin which was attached to the brooch when it was deposited, and a single stud on the opposite side. The rust extends over the display face, suggesting the pin may have passed through a ho…
Created on: Friday 4th July 2014
Last updated: Monday 7th July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SF-4159C6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A silver penny of Eadgar, c.959-975 AD. As North, 1980: no. 750
Created on: Wednesday 2nd July 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tuddenham', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: NLM-27032D
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper alloy Mount. Cast sub-rectangular plate with slightly convergent long edges. Broad borders along the long edges comprise two longitudinal ridges, the outermost billeted. A central zone comprises three longitudinal ridges. Three ring and dot of diameter 2.7mm occur in each of the two fields framed by the ridges; their arrangement is slightly haphazard. The back of the object bears a central sharp-edged gutter of width 4mm which runs at right angles to the borders and features described above. The execution is notably crisp and clean, and this object appears to be complete. A ver…
Created on: Tuesday 1st July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 1st July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swinhope', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SF-18A156
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Two base sherds from Ipswich-type ware vessels of Anglo-Saxon date. They have slightly micaceous sandy grey fabrics and saggy bases with a combined total weight of 33.18g. These sherds are of Anglo-Saxon date, c.650-860 AD.
Created on: Monday 30th June 2014
Last updated: Monday 30th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Yaxley', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SF-184F30
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A body sherd from an Ipswich-type ware vessel of Anglo-Saxon date. It has a pale, sandy grey fabric and measures 47.54mm in width, 49.10mm in length, 9.69mm in thickness and 21.10g in weight. It dates to the Anglo-Saxon period, c.650-860 AD
Created on: Monday 30th June 2014
Last updated: Monday 30th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Yaxley', grid reference and parish protected.

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