The County Pages provide local information on artefacts, coins and volunteering in your area. Explore the site to find features about finds, news and events, and links to finds recording guides and other helpful resources.

The County Pages were built by PASt Explorers, a Portable Antiquities Scheme project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Read news from the PASt Explorers team on the PASt Explorers Blog, or visit the pages of your local area.

PASt Explorers Blog



    • Image of 7 finds that have a link to Valentine's Day. Top row left to right: a bent silver coin; a silver cufflink with 2 hearts on it; a heart-shaped silver locket. Middle row: 4 views of a copper alloy Cupid figurine. Bottom row left to right: a gold brooch in the outline shape of a heart; 2 views of a silver coin with Roman emperor on front and image of Venus on reverse; a gold ring with an inscription on the internal face.


    This year marks 15 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme as a national scheme. Throughout the year we’ll be celebrating finds from each county – a find a day for the whole year! Here are the finds we’ve chosen for Valentine’s week:     Medieval brooch (NARC-0B6A9E): a gold medieval brooch in the shape of …more