All finds recorded in the Parliamentary constituency of Lewes

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Record ID: SUSS-6E4892
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Sussex
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A copper-alloy Roman radiate dating from AD 260-296. Reverse type illegible, depicting a standing female figure possibly holding a cornucopiae in left hand and another illegible attribute in right. Mint unknown.
Created on: Tuesday 10th June 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 10th June 2014
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Record ID: NMS-6C0C35
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
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A small corroded and sooted copper alloy leg and integral foot probably from a skillet, ewer or small cooking cauldron. The leg is rectangular in plan with a trapezoidal cross section. At about two thirds of its length it angles outwards into a short lingulate shaped foot with a flat base. The vessels to which these legs attached were usually of a tripod form and were widely used from circa 1200-1700 AD for serving and cooking. The object is 42mm long, 20mm at its widest point, and 9mm thick..
Created on: Tuesday 10th June 2014
Last updated: Sunday 15th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-5F8584
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small corroded copper alloy foot probably from a skillet, ewer or small cooking cauldron. The foot tapers inwards from the point where it was fixed to the vessel. It is trapezoidal in both plan and cross section. All surfaces are flat with a bevelled front face. The vessels to which these legs attached were usually of a tripod form and were widely used from circa 1200-1700 AD for serving and cooking. The object is 34mm long and 25mm at its widest point across the foot.
Created on: Monday 9th June 2014
Last updated: Sunday 15th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-476081
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large heavily corroded copper alloy foot probably from a cooking cauldron. The foot tapers outwards from the point where it was fixed to the vessel. It is trapezoidal in both plan and cross section. All surfaces are flat with the exception of the front which has a crude raised central 'toe' running down its length. The leg is heavily encrusted and blackened with soot especially on the front face. The cauldrons to which the leg attached were usually of a tripod form and were widely used from circa 1200-1700 AD for serving and cooking. The object is 28mm long and 39mm at its widest po…
Created on: Sunday 8th June 2014
Last updated: Sunday 15th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-41FE15
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large stubby copper alloy foot probably from a cooking cauldron. The upper part of the leg is triangular in section with a long flat back and the apex on the outside. It tapers outwards to a base with a lozenge shaped cross section. The outside face is moulded to represent three toes. The foot is not symmetrical and is angled such that the toes are progressively longer from one end to the other. The base of the foot is very slightly concave. The cauldrons to which these legs attached were usually of a tripod form and were widely used from circa 1200-1700 AD for serving and cooking. …
Created on: Sunday 8th June 2014
Last updated: Sunday 15th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-337189
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A slender cast copper alloy vessel leg and integral foot probably from a skillet or ewer. The leg and foot have a moulded low-relief trefoil shape front with a flat back. Approximately halfway down the leg there is a 5.5mm wide raised collar. The foot tapers outwards from this with a pronounced central toe and flat end. The skillets and ewers to which these legs attached were usually of a tripod form and were widely used from circa 1200-1700 AD for serving and cooking. The object is 49mm long and 18mm at its widest point across the foot.
Created on: Saturday 7th June 2014
Last updated: Sunday 15th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-32C8DB
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy slender vessel leg and integral foot probably from a skillet or ewer. The leg and foot are sub triangular in cross section with a moulded front and flat back. Both have four flutes running down the length placed two either side of a central wide 'toe'. The leg tapers to a waist at approximately 40mm at which point the flared foot is divided from the leg by a raised 6mm wide moulded collar which is segmented by axial grooves into nine evenly spaced segments. The skillets and ewers to which these legs attached were usually of a tripod form and were widely used from c…
Created on: Saturday 7th June 2014
Last updated: Thursday 12th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-3242BC
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large cast copper alloy vessel leg and integral foot probably from a cauldron, skillet or ewer. The leg and foot are triangular in cross section with a flat back. Halfway along its length the flared foot is divided from the leg by a raised moulded collar. The vessels to which these were attached were usually of a tripod form and were widely used from circa 1200-1700 AD for serving and cooking. Butler and Green (2003) 15, state 'there is evidence that (cast copper alloy) metal cooking vessels became increasingly common during the 13th and 14th centuries'. While certain specialist cas…
Created on: Saturday 7th June 2014
Last updated: Thursday 12th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-319E73
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Medieval or Post-Medieval everted rim fragment from a large diameter cast vessel, probably a cauldron. In plan the fragment is pentagonal, and on one of the broken edges there is a truncated circular hole filled with the remains of a coiled sheet tapered repair rivet. These cast vessels were widely used from circa 1200-1700 AD for serving and cooking. Butler and Green (2003; 15) state there is evidence that cast copper alloy cooking vessels became increasingly common during the 13th and 14th centuries. Although earlier copper alloy vessels are known they are rarer and mos…
Created on: Saturday 7th June 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 10th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-1D65B8
Object type: POWDER MEASURE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An complete cast lead alloy cap from a Post-Medieval powder measure, dating to circa 1580-1700 AD. The sides taper outwards from a circular, flat top to form a cup. It has two diametrically opposed vertical casting seams running down the sides. The mouth of the cap is misshapen and incomplete, with one side of the rim pressed towards the opposite rim. Attached to the top is a single complete loop and on the opposite side, only attachment scars from the second loop remain. The powder cap attached as a lid to the powder holder or flask which contained enough gunpowder for a single loadi…
Created on: Friday 6th June 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 10th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-17AF12
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy two piece Medieval strap end. The strap end has a tapering lingulate shape with a small medial lip at the terminal end. The strap end is held together by two copper alloy circular rivets, one at either end. No evidence can be seen of a spacer piece but beyond the terminal-end rivet, the two halves seperate to accommodate the strap. There is significant remains of a whitish fibrous material within the gap which is presumably the remains of a thin non-leather strap. There is no decoration on either face. The object is a mottled green colour with patination to brown in pla…
Created on: Friday 6th June 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 10th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-02D24F
Object type: CHAPE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Medieval cast copper alloy scabbard chape. The chape is trapezoidal in plan, with both of the longer side arms missing from old breaks; cf. SUR-015070. The chape is made up of a single plate bent back on itself at the terminal end, the reverse plate has broken at the point of bend but is held loosely by a partly surviving rivet positioned centrally, and inboard of the terminal edge. The uppermost edge of the chape is shaped into a trefoil lis profile. On the front face there are two decorative circular holes, each positioned below the curve of the fronds. A medial groove…
Created on: Thursday 5th June 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 10th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-0297CB
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A heavily corroded and worn Rose type farthing of Charles I. Further details illegible. Circa 1636-1644 AD.
Created on: Thursday 5th June 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 10th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-0222E0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A heavily corroded and worn Rose type farthing of Charles I. The brass metal plug has become detached leaving a trapezoidal shaped gap in the flan. Further details illegible. Circa 1636-1644 AD.
Created on: Thursday 5th June 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 10th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-F64FE4
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete handle from a Post Medieval copper alloy trefid spoon. The handle has a flat rectangular cross section. The wide trefid end has some end damage and tapers (20.4mm to 7.8mm) along its length (55mm) in a slight incurve to an old transverse break. There are substantial remains of a whitemetal coating on both sides. The spoon dates from the latter part of the 17th century.
Created on: Wednesday 4th June 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 10th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-F370D4
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval cast copper-alloy horse harness pendant dating from the 13th-14th century AD. The harness pendant consists of a shield shaped pendant body with a sub-triangular suspension loop and circular hole; the hole runs parallel to the front face of the pendant and traces of iron are visible, suggesting that the rivet was composed of iron. The harness pendant mount bar is now missing, as is most of the rivet that would have held both componens together. The front face of the pendant bears traces of recessed decoration and inlaid red enamel, but the heraldic motif is illegible due …
Created on: Wednesday 4th June 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 4th June 2014
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Record ID: SUSS-F34BA4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval silver long cross halfpenny of Edward I dating to AD 1283-1287. Possibly North Class 4c, with open E, narrow trifoliate crown and fine lettering. Cf. North 1991 Vol II, p. 33, no. 1046/1.
Created on: Wednesday 4th June 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 4th June 2014
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Record ID: SUSS-F2B809
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval silver penny of James I, dating to between AD 1603-1625. Initial mark uncertain, perhaps tun or escallop. Cf. North 1991 Vol II, p. 147, no. 2106/1. This coin has been clipped, losin approximately one-half of its circumference.
Created on: Wednesday 4th June 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 4th June 2014
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Record ID: SUSS-F292A2
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Medieval cast copper-alloy decorative horse harness pendant, probably dating from the 13th-14th centuries AD. The remains of the horse harness pendant consist of a portion of a large suspension loop with part of a large circular hole running perpendicular to the front face of the pendant and a further double rivet hole suspension element running parallel to the front face; it is possible that the former is simply decorative whereas the latter would have been the one used to connect the pendant to the a bar mount. The pendant is sexfoil in plan and generally flat, with a…
Created on: Wednesday 4th June 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 4th June 2014
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NMS-F08E37
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (UNKNOWN)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy early Post Medieval blunt-hooked eye. The main body of the mount is sub oval in plan with a transverse rectangular attachment eye at one end and a lingulate shaped projection at the other. Around the edge of the body there are the remains of four circular attachment loops, two on each side, only one of which is complete. On the front face the clasp is decorated in moulded relief with a facing human bust with what appear to be rabbit ears, although these may be part of the background detail. There is a close parallel in Read: Hooks Clasps and Eyes, (2008); p1…
Created on: Wednesday 4th June 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 10th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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