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Unique ID: SUR-C3C055

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A flat openwork quatrefoil copper alloy Medieval brooch, 23.6mm across. The frame has a triangular cross section with a pierced hole for a pin which is missing. The reverse is flat. Circa 13th-14th century.


Similar to number 812, in Read (2016), p115. and Griffiths et al (2008), p 147, number 1735.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1350

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.6 mm
Height: 2.3 mm
Weight: 2.51 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 3rd November 2018

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
Parish or ward: Stanton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0634
Four figure Latitude: 52.00440596
Four figure longitude: -1.91400544
1:25K map: SP0634
1:10K map: SP03SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Griffiths, D., Philpott. R. and Egan, G. 2007 Meols: The Archaeology of the North West Wirral Coast Oxford Oxford University School of Archaeology
Read, B. 2016 Identifying Metal Artefacts Volume 1 Witham Greenlight

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Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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