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Record ID: IOW-919C55
Object type: WATCH
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete post-Medieval iron and gilded watch winder (c. 1800-c. 1900). This winder is in the form of an annular ring with a terminal knop and the remains of a pin at the opposite end. The pin is contained within a double-grooved globular housing. The knop has a raised scrolled/floriate design and the outer face of the ring has oblique grooves. The winder is slightly worn. Length: 25.3mm; width: 14.9mm; thickness: 5.8mm. Weight: 3.89g. A variety of watch winders have been published (Bailey 1995: 26-28). Bailey, G. 1995. Detector Finds 2. Greenlight Publishing. Chelmsford.
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-912341
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete post-medieval copper alloy button consisting of a solid biconvex head and an incomplete non-drilled loop. Diameter 10mm. 16th century.
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
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Record ID: NMS-910ED8
Object type: RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Medieval to post-medieval copper alloy ring of variable and irregular cross-section.There is a sharp arris around the outer edge and the most of the inner edge is convex. External diameter 26.1 - 27.2mm. Internal diameter 19mm. Thickness 2.7mm. Possibly used in the suspension of drapes (Egan 1998, 62-4). Mid 14th - 16th century.
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
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Record ID: NMS-90E238
Object type: ROWEL SPUR
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete very small medieval to post-medieval copper alloy six-pointed spur rowel. At their springing the points are D-sectioned. One is complete. Estimated diameter 19mm. Thickness 2mm. Diameter of central hole 2mm. 15th - 18th century.
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
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Record ID: NMS-90701E
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete, bent and abraded medieval copper alloy mount probably from a harness, a D-sectioned bar with two fragmentary flattened and widened terminals. These were both probably in the shape of fleurs-de-lis, a common forn, e.g. BH-99F65B. No rivet holes have survived. There is no extant gilding. Extant length 58mm. Width of bar 5.5mm. Extant width of terminals 10.5mm. Thickness 0.3 - 2mm. 13th - 14th century.
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
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Record ID: NMS-9047CE
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete gilt copper alloy pin from a disc-on-tongue brooch with an empty circular depression within a ring of rocker-arm engraving. Cf. NMS-1B4063. The loop is missing. Extant length 28mm. Width (i.e. diameter of disc) 15.4mm. 14th - 15th century.
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
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Record ID: SWYOR-8FA196
Object type: TRANCHET AXEHEAD
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Northumberland
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A flint tranchet axehead or pick of Mesolithic date, about 9000 BC - 4000 BC. It is formed on mid to light grey flint. It is sub-rectangular in plan with one rounded end (the cutting edge) and slightly convex sides. It is a thick asymetrical oval in section, one face being shallower than the other. Both sides are covered with large flaked removals, leaving no cortex. The butt is narrow (19mm wide and 5.3mm thick) and fairly square. The cuttin edge is convex and is 33.5mm wide and 5mm thick. The pick is 173mm long, 36.8mm wide and 22.6mm thick. 149g.This sort of tool is found deposited …
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
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Record ID: SUR-8F7A1A
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A fragment of a 16th century copper-alloy buckle frame of double oval form. The buckle has decorative scallop-like projections on its outer edges as well as on the central bar.
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
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Record ID: SWYOR-8F6674
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Sheffield
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A flint barbed and tanged arrowhead dating from the Late Neolithic or Bronze Age period, about 2400 BC - 1000 BC. It is formed on a tertiary flake of mottled grey flint and is not patinated. It has invasive, scaled, low angle retouch on both faces. Both barbs appear to be complete, but one is shorter than the other. The long one has a rounded end, and the short one a pointed end. The tang is wide and has a gently curved base. The arrowhead is 33.2mm long, 24mm wide and 6mm thick. 3.44g.
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
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Record ID: SUR-8F64FD
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A very worn seal matrix of probable 17th century date. The matrix itself is circular and bears the retrograde initials WB with a sprig above and below. The handle, unusually, is long and pointed with a pair of collars above the matrix.
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
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Record ID: IOW-8F5C3E
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A Medieval body sherd of a ceramic jug dating to the late 13th or early 14th century (c. 1250-c. 1350). The fabric is fine and buff. It has an external green glaze and a rouletted applied strip. The breaks are abraded. Height: 59.7mm; width: 44.4mm; thickness: 6.4mm. Weight: 17.41g. This vessel was probably made in Southampton or at Laverstock, near Salisbury. However, it is possible that it could have been manufactured in northern France.
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
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Record ID: SUR-8F5350
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A very worn handle terminal from a spoon of 'Seal Knop' type and dating to the first half of the 17th century.
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
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Record ID: SF-8F4903
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Avery worn silver penny of later Medieval date, probably of Edward IV, c.1461-1483 AD. Uncertain type.
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Snetterton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-8F415C
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A hollow tubular copper-alloy T-shaped handle from a knife or dagger, probably of later medieval or Tudor date. The tubular handle is now squashed and torn and merges into a crossing guard with a raised triangular element at the junction between the two. The guard has a flat top.
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
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Record ID: GLO-8F1C22
Object type: BOOK FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy book clasp that has a trapezoid plate with a semi-circular forward edge and a rectangular box chape behind for attachment. At the rear of the chape are two copper alloy rivets for attachment. The face of the object is highly decorated and consists on the plate of a series of geometric hatched panels in counter-relief. In the centre of the plate is a circular hole with a larger circular cell behind that still retains white paste which would have held a stone or glass. On the chape is a beast (probably a dog or lion) standing right with its head looking backwards over its…
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
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Record ID: SWYOR-8F196C
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy zoomorphic figurine of uncertain date. The type of animal depicted is not clear. The creature has a long, flat head with jaws or beak depicted, possibly holding something. The head looks reptilian. The body is a pointed oval in plan and D shaped in profile. It is moulded with deep recesses leaving ridges of metal proud, perhaps representing feathers or scales. There are two projections from the base, one closer to the head than the other. These are L shaped, bending forwards at the base, and probably represent feet. If they do, than the beast is not a bird, but is rather…
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
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Record ID: SUR-8F0C28
Object type: KEY (LOCKING)
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper-alloy key dating to the 13th or 14th century. Only the complex ward survives, though it is incomplete. The remains of the oval stem shows a hollow section.
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
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Record ID: SUR-8EDE4A
Object type: RING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy ring, perhaps from a sword belt fitting of late Iron Age or Roman date. The ring has a circular section and is 34mm in diameter.
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
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Record ID: BERK-8ED77A
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Three rim sherds of three individual copper alloy vessels of medieval to post-medieval date. All of the rims are simple in form with a thin rounded top and slightly inverted - all are likely to have come from domestic cooking vessels. Copper alloy cooking vessels were in use for a number of centuries and without further diagnostic elements these examples can only be given a broad date range of c. AD 1250-1700.
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
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Record ID: SUR-8EB6F3
Object type: STIRRUP
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A very worn late Saxon Stirrup-strap mount of uncertain Class, but similar to Class C (Williams 1999, nos. 483 and 485) and recalling Class A, Type 5. The mount is rectangular with, originally, a projecting central tongue which is now truncated below its attachment loop. The very worn decoration comprises double strand corner arcs and double strand borders, perhaps with associated fillets. The edges of two rivet holes may survive on the worn flange.
Created on: Wednesday 29th July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 29th July 2015
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