LVPL-05BAA0: Polden Hill bow brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LVPL-05BAA0

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth Group 5, flat wing ends type, Western Group), Mackreth 2011, 5.b4.Plate 50, dating to c.75-175AD. It is complete except for the pin. The spring is attached by a pierced crest on the head and is wrapped around an axis bar which is enclosed in a springcase with capped ends. The bow is decorated with a raised central ridge at the top and raised edges. The catchplate has a triangular peforation.

Class: Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth Group 5, flat wing ends type, Western Group)
Sub class: Mackreth 2011, 5.b4.Plate 50

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 75
Date to: AD 175

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 46 mm
Width: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Harbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3759
Four figure Latitude: 52.227965
Four figure longitude: -1.459715
1:25K map: SP3759
1:10K map: SP35NE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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