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Record ID: HESH-4FF702
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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A complete but heavily distorted cast copper-alloy late Iron Age / La Tene III Nauheim derivative style brooch dated c. 50 BC - AD 100. The brooch is complete but heavily distorted through movement in the ploughsoil. The brooch is cast in one piece with an integrally cast spring consisting of three coils with an internal spring chord. The pin is oval in section and tapers along its length - the point / tip terminates in a sharp point. The turns of the spring and chord of the spring have a distinct rectangular section. The head of the bow narrows at the spring, then expands in section t…
Created on: Friday 22nd March 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 30th April 2019
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Record ID: HESH-BBBBA7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy bow brooch of probable late Iron Age or possible early Roman date (300 BC- 100 AD). The brooch is complete. The pin is held by a hinge which is attached to an axis bar. This bar is probably made of iron, due to the large amount of orange staining and corrosion product present around the head of the brooch. The axis bar is contained by semi-cylindrical cover that is formed from the upper part of the brooch being rolled / folded upon itself and hammer welded to the reverse face of the head. The pin is connected to the axis bar through a small slit in this cover. The he…
Created on: Monday 16th January 2006
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Herefordshire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-609F88
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper-alloy Iron Age brooch probably of La Tene I type, dating from 300-150 BC. The remains of the brooch consist of a highly arched body in profile, with a D-shaped cross-section at its centre. The spring head, foot and pin are missing. The brooch has an overall dark green colour with a corroded and pitted surface which is laminated in places.. It measures 33.7 mm long, 7.6 mm maximum width, 5.7 mm thick (at centre) and weighs 6.3 grams. A similar fragment of this type can be seen in this record KENT-F8C661
Created on: Wednesday 23rd November 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 5th July 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Leintwardine', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-2B6C5F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
~~Copper alloy La Tene III Nauheim derivative brooch which has an undecorated curved bow that has an oval cross-section; the catch plate on the reverse is truncated, the integral spring is also truncated with only one curl remaining.
Created on: Thursday 15th December 2016
Last updated: Thursday 2nd February 2017
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Record ID: HESH-66219E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete cast copper alloy La Tène I style bow brooch of later Iron Age date (400-250BC). The brooch is incomplete consisting only of the central bow and upper foot; both the spring and head are lost through an old breaks From the top of the brooch the bow expands in both width and thickness forming an angular bow with a D shaped cross section. The bow tapers towards the base and terminates in an eroded blunt pointed foot. To one side of the foot is a cast projection with a rolled edge - this is badly abraded but is an integrally cast catch-plate. The exterior face of the brooch -…
Created on: Wednesday 14th January 2015
Last updated: Sunday 29th November 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Luston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-E85A3E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Iron Age to early Roman (c. AD 25 to c. 60) Colchester One-Piece brooch: The copper alloy has wings which are formed by a horizontal rectangular bar which are abraded and undecorated. On the reverse of the wings, integral to the upper edge is a rectangular protrusion which is broken, but not recently. The lower edge of the wings, on the reverse, there is a trace the integral spring, which forms one coil before it is broken. The bow is hump-like in profile, but is slender and tapers down the bow. The bow is oval in section and undecorated. The reverse of the lower portion of the b…
Created on: Sunday 2nd August 2015
Last updated: Monday 24th August 2015
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Record ID: GLO-6EFDAC
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Iron Age copper alloy La Tene I brooch, dating to c 400-200 BC. The brooch is nearly complete, although the pin and some of the spring are missing. The brooch has a deeply C-shaped bow which is thicker towards the middle where it forms a broad flat panel that has two vertical groves running down its length. The narrowed head of the brooch is curved round several times to form the spring and pin: the pin is missing and only two curls of the spring remain. The foot of the brooch is also narrowed and bent upwards to curve back on itself; the terminal is decorated with a collar/be…
Created on: Thursday 28th May 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd June 2015
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Record ID: WAW-F73F53
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper alloy Late Iron Age to early Roman Langton Down brooch. The wings are semi-cylindrical with no wing caps, but the terminal and edges of the wings are broken so they may be tubular. The wings are undecorated. The axis bar, pin and spring or hinge are all missing. The bow head is slightly hump-like and the underside of the wings and bow form an inverted 'L' in profile. The bow tapers to a broken edge above the midpoint. This break is not recent. The bow head and bow are undecorated. The surface of the brooch has a dark grey patina. The brooch is otherwise in a fair condition,…
Created on: Tuesday 10th September 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 4th February 2014
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Record ID: PUBLIC-3DE851
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Iron Age copper alloy bow brooch, probably of Kräftig Profilierte Type and of 1st century AD date The brooch is complete with only a little peripheral damage (with a length of 43.2mm, a depth of 15.8mm and a weight of 5.6g). The spring emerges from the rear of the head and coils four-times each side (with a width of 17.7mm and a diameter of 1.3mm at the spring and 2.0mm at the pin). The chord is tensioned by a claw at the head. The bow is flat-sectioned (with a width at the head of 9.2mm and a thickness of 1.2mm) with straight sides converging to the mid-bow. The bow both widens an…
Created on: Thursday 11th August 2011
Last updated: Monday 12th September 2011
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