LVPL-1B1DC5: Brooch

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Unique ID: LVPL-1B1DC5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy bow brooch. Humped head with rearward facing hook, short wings with pierced lugs supporting the axis bar, spring in-situ, pin missing. Oval mouldings to either side of the head. Body is corroded but trace of median groove(s), knob foot, catchplate denuded.

Class: Bow Brooch
Sub class: Polden Hill type

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 44 mm
Width: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st March 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Identified by: Mr Nick Herepath

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Aston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ5678
Four figure Latitude: 53.297117
Four figure longitude: -2.661623
1:25K map: SJ5678
1:10K map: SJ57NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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