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    • Broad period: IRON AGE
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Record ID: WILT-94A7A1
Object type: PIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper alloy pin of ring-headed 'swan neck' type, dating to the Early Iron Age, c. 600 - 400 BC. It is rather bent and measures 54.76mm in length and weighs 3.67g. The top of the pin resembles an S in shape, with an oversized top loop returning to touch the near side of the bottom loop. The ring-head measures 12.08x11.22mm (internal 7.34x6.54mm). The pin shaft is circular in cross-section becoming more D-shaped around the circumference of the pin head. Below the 'swan neck' the shaft measures 2.3mm in diameter, It narrows to a sharp point 0.7mm in diameter. The patina is a smo…
Created on: Thursday 25th October 2012
Last updated: Friday 26th October 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cricklade', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-93F1D7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Swindon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Iron Age (400-200 BC) La Tène I type brooch, missing its pin and lower bow. It measures 46.33mm in length, 15.50mm in max. width and weighs 8.33g. Three coils survive, as well as the chord passing above (which has broken but is complete). Inside the coils is a short length of copper alloy axis bar, the ends of which are slightly expanded to stop the coils slipping (5.7mm and 4.6mm, respectively). The surviving head area measures 15.50mm. Below the bow (which has no apparent decoration) extends, D-shaped in cross-section and expanding to 5.68x4.07mm at the…
Created on: Thursday 25th October 2012
Last updated: Thursday 25th October 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swindon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-7C0261
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Late Iron Age/ Early Roman (200 BC - AD 100) body fragment of ceramic vessel, measuring 86.95x84.81x11.10mm and weighing 99.44g. The earthenware fabric has grog inclusions and is stained on the interior surface with iron.
Created on: Wednesday 24th October 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 24th October 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Witham Friary', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-6D6657
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Two rim sherds (one with finger-tip impression decoration) and three body sherds of Early to Middle Iron Age (700-300 BC) ceramic vessel of the All Cannings Cross tradition. The sherds are generally fine wares with an iron-rich slip. Weigh collectively 76.85g. The largest sherd measures 69.87x34.04x8.84mm, the smallest (rim with decoration) 25.15x24.08x7.10mm.
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2012
Last updated: Friday 26th October 2012
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Record ID: WILT-6C0350
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Early Iron Age furrowed shoulder fragment of ceramic vessel with a hematite (iron rich) slip. It measures 24.85x24.97x7.92mm and weighs 5.6g
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2012
Last updated: Friday 26th October 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shalbourne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-4BCC36
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Late Iron Age/ Early Roman (AD 1-100) La Tène III Nauheim derivative brooch of 'Winchester' type, measuring 39.82mm in length and weighing 4.19g. The head consists of three spring coils 8.05mm wide, the central one of which extends into the pin which is now bent to follow the line of the bow. The chord curves underneath the top of the bow (3.19mm). The bow is flat and undecorated and projects forwards from the head, turning at its widest point (6.24mm) to narrow and drop to the foot, 0.87mm wide. The catchplate extends behind 9.48mm and 5.50mm high. Cf. Hattatt (2007) p. 291 fig. 150.
Created on: Monday 3rd September 2012
Last updated: Monday 3rd September 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Salisbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-E2DA13
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete Late Iron Age/ early Roman (AD 25-60/70) copper alloy strip bow brooch, missing part of one wing and axis bar, the pin and lower bow and catchplate. It measures 42.60mm in length and weighs 2.2g. The wings span 15.76mm, although the damaged wing is missing part of its length as well as its curl to the reverse. The surviving wing curls backwards to enclose the iron axis bar (now filled with corrosion). Between is a slot for the pin. The bow below has a slight curve but is otherwise straight. It measures 8.87mm wide below the head, narrowing to 4.44mm at the worn break…
Created on: Wednesday 29th August 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd October 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tisbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-73F314
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Late Iron Age/ Early Roman La Tène III (AD 20-100) simple one-piece or Nauheim derivative type brooch. It consists of the top of the bow, the spring and chord (uncoiled a little) and bent pin. In length it now measures is 42.54mm. Weighs 2.9g. The head consists of four spring coils either side of the top of thoe bow. Two have been pulled apart, probably from the pin being pulled (which extends from the innermost coil). The head measures 9.76mm wide. The coils and chord are circular in cross-section (c.2mm diameter). The pin extends to a sharp point and is …
Created on: Friday 24th August 2012
Last updated: Friday 24th August 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pewsey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-62D5E7
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Late Iron Age/ Early Roman (200 BC - AD 100) copper alloy miniature terret ('mini terret'), measuring 23.41x22.59x6.20mm and weighing 5.67g. In shape the mini terret is curved and ring-like on one half and an inverted-V shape on the other half. The curved part is circular in cross-section (c.4mm diameter), expanding at either end to 5.4mm. The V-shaped part is also circular in cross-section but 3.4mm in diameter, expanding to 5.4mm at one end and 5.8mm at the other (the apex of the inverted-V). From these expanded ends spherical moulding bursts through, bud-like, in that the com…
Created on: Thursday 23rd August 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 4th December 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mere', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-377AF5
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A hoard of four Late Iron Age objects discovered close together, consisting of a dangler, a section of knobbed bracelet, a strap union/ junction and a plain harness ring. 1) An incomplete Late Iron Age/ Early Roman (100 BC - AD 100) dangler, measuring 33.78mm in length and weighing 31.93g. The shank measures c.8.3mm in diameter behind the openwork circular head, becoming oval in cross-section before the broken loop 7.49x6.88mm. The loop has a 8.69x11.28mm collar. Only two small projections of the loop survive, c.3.6mm diameter. It would have been c.14mm in diameter. The openwork cir…
Created on: Tuesday 21st August 2012
Last updated: Monday 7th April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Marlborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-91C275
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two body sherds of Middle to Late Iron Age (500 BC - AD 100) sandy wares, measuring 33.94x31.73x8.19mm and 38.02x24.68x11.29mm and collectively weighing 17.65g.
Created on: Wednesday 1st August 2012
Last updated: Thursday 23rd August 2012
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Record ID: WILT-7DA7A0
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Nineteen body sherds of Iron Age (and probably Early Iron Age, c.800-300 BC) coarse sandy wares, weighing collectively 287.47g.
Created on: Tuesday 31st July 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd October 2012
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Record ID: WILT-7C19B2
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A sherd of Early Iron Age (7th century-ish BC) All Cannings Cross style ceramic vessel, burnished and with grooved or tooled decoration. The decoration comprises three parallel shallow grooves. The sherd measures 51.66x48.73x11.01mm and weighs 20.23g.
Created on: Tuesday 31st July 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd October 2012
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Record ID: WILT-7BE0B1
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A sherd of early Iron Age All Cannings Cross ware, possibly with a hematite finish with grooved and punched decoration. It measures 95.35x60.03x9.71mm and weighs 53.40g. The decoration comprises a diagonal groove flanked on one side by two lines of circular punches.
Created on: Tuesday 31st July 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd October 2012
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: WILT-296946
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Iron Age copper alloy and tin early potin of the Cantiaci, 'Thurrock' type. Reverse: degraded bull charging right. Measures c.16mm, weighs 2.01g. Sprue appears across obverse image, slight wear. Obverse: Head of Apollo left Reverse: Degraded bull charging right, almost obliterated, exergual line below Date: 100-90 BC Reference: Van Arsdell 1402 et seq, BMC 660-665, ABC 120
Created on: Friday 27th July 2012
Last updated: Thursday 8th August 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Warminster', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-926047
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy undentified object of probable Late Iron Age or Early Roman date (100 BC to AD 100). The object consists of an elongated diamond-shape, with a recent-ish break at one end and collared flat D-shaped terminal at the other, with a pitted surface from corrosion. The collar is further defined with a groove to either side. Running lengthways along the centre from one end to the other is a prominent mid-rib c.5mm wide and c.2mm high. To the reverse projects a half-diamond shape divided lengthways, along the length. this has some wear along its edge, as does the o…
Created on: Friday 20th July 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 20th May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shrivenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-C39DC8
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Hoard of 9 Iron Age staters, addendum to 2010 T646 and 2011 T105. The coins consist of one gold and 8 silver uninscribed staters of types associated with the Durotriges, a people thought to have inhabited an area covering the modern county of Dorset, parts of Somerset, Wiltshire and Hampshire and the Isle of Wight during the late Iron Age. The gold coin is of the type ABC 746 / VA 1205 / BMC 35 produced in the early to mid first century BC (about 80 to 60 BC). The silver coins are of two types, ABC 2157 / VA 1235 / BMC 2525 ff and ABC 2163 / VA 1246 / BMC 2647 produced about 60 t…
Created on: Tuesday 10th July 2012
Last updated: Thursday 8th May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tisbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-B0FD94
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Late Iron Age/ Early Roman copper alloy possible Colchester one-piece brooch missing its spring mechanism, pin, lower bow and catchplate. The wings are also very worn and mostly missing. It measures 56.32mm in (slightly bent) length and weighs 2.85g. The wings survive as short, worn projections at either side of the top of the bow. This is the widest part of the brooch and measures 10.55mm. At the centre is a single projection, which would have extended into the spring mechanism. The bow is flat and measures 8.32x1.69mm below the wings. It is decorated with three rai…
Created on: Friday 15th June 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 10th July 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Salisbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-9FB4C6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Late Iron Age/ Early Roman (AD 1-50) Knickfibel brooch, a continental type using the Colchester spring gear and with little wings (Hattatt, 1987; Brooches of Antiquity, p.30, ref.754). It is missing the pin and half the coils (about 4), and the curl of the catchplate. The brooch measures 59.38mm in length and weighs 7.92g. The wings span 15.66mm and are plain and undecorated. They are flat to the reverse (visible where half the coils are missing) but also thickened and angled slightly when viewed underneath. The surviving coil extends slightly outside the edge of its w…
Created on: Thursday 14th June 2012
Last updated: Sunday 29th July 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Quarley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-9F4D35
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Late Iron Age/ Early Roman La Tène III (AD 20-100) simple one-piece or Nauheim derivative type brooch. It is missing part of the foot and catchplate (probably about half). The bow is bent inwards. The brooch measures 47.43mm in length and weighs 1.92g. The head consists of four spring coils 10.66mm wide. The chord curves underneath the bow, which is undecorated and slightly D-shaped in cross-section (being flat to the reverse). It is 4.68mm wide below the spring and narrows to 0.50mm at the broken foot. Part of the curl is still with the surviving piece…
Created on: Thursday 14th June 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 11th July 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nether Wallop', grid reference and parish protected.


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