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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: WAW-ECB8F8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Iron Age coin: gold stater of the Dobunni tribe dating to AD 20- c. 43. The stater was struck under the last Dobunnic ruler, Eisu. Cf ABC 2078; BMC 3042 variant, VA 1105 variant. The BMC example was from a hoard found near Leominster, Herefordshire.
Created on: Monday 28th January 2019
Last updated: Monday 28th January 2019
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Record ID: HESH-4586CB
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Cast copper alloy harness fitting / terret ring of later Iron Age - early Roman date 100 BC - 100 AD. The terret is sub oval (D shaped) in plan with an irregular sub-oval (D shaped) cross section. The attachment bar is rectangular in cross section and triangular in plan with the lower edge projecting below the bar. Flanking this are two circular mouldings. Each of these moulding has a two circumferential grooves separating the mouldings into three parts. A similar moulding is present at the apex of the ring and again is similarly decorated. The external edge of the ring is further deco…
Created on: Tuesday 21st November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 14th May 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brimfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-2B6C5F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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~~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: PUBLIC-609F88
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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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: PUBLIC-7BC7A2
Object type: COSMETIC MORTAR
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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A copper-alloy end looped cosmetic mortar of Late Iron Age to Roman date. It has a triangular shaped bow, tapering towards its terminal end, that is V-shaped in section with a relatively deep central oval shaped groove on the interior surface. At one end is an integral oval loop with circular aperture and transverse notch along its underside where it joins the bow. The narrow terminal end has a single globular knop. The surface has a dark green patina with areas of bronze. It measures 79.6mm in length, 12.9mm in width, 22.2mm in height, 9.9mm in thickness and approximately 3mm in de…
Created on: Wednesday 19th October 2016
Last updated: Friday 12th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Leintwardine', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-52BE9F
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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A cast copper alloy enamelled Iron Age (100BC - AD 80) mount, stud, dangler or decorative fitting. The fitting is broadly circular in plan with a cast and inlaid upper surface, The reverse face is incomplete; projecting from the mid-point is a bifurcated stem which is broken and eroded - its inner surface is a rounded U shape possibly suggesting it fitted onto a small chord or rod. Each bifurcated arm is D shaped in cross section. The design on the upper surface comprises a central raised cast design which is curvi-linear in shape - being best described as an inverted S shape formed o…
Created on: Friday 23rd September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 16th November 2016
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Record ID: HESH-1B967F
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number:004 Description: A stone spindle whorl of Iron Age date (100 BC - 43AD). The spindle whorl is circular in plan with one edge being especially flattened There is a circular shaped hole set slightly off centre. It was made by drilling from each side. It is likely that this would have been done with a bow drill and sand, which acts as the abrasive. The cent…
Created on: Wednesday 3rd August 2016
Last updated: Friday 2nd June 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eardisland', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-B5D584
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Inscribed gold stater of Dobunii / Dobunnic tribe - Western type - EISV type / tribal leader struck c. AD 20 - 43 Van Arsdell 1105 Hobbs: 3039-3042 - specifically 3039 Rudd et al: ABC: 2078
Created on: Friday 29th July 2016
Last updated: Friday 29th July 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sutton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-6310C4
Object type: SLAG
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 025. Fifteen pieces of Fuel Ash Slag. Fabric Condition: Fragile material with voids. Firing Condition: Light brown Inclusions Unspecified Surface Texture: Rough Condition of sherds; Fragile
Created on: Wednesday 13th July 2016
Last updated: Friday 2nd June 2017
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Record ID: HESH-62BA91
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 004. One piece of Vitrified clay with a green glazed appearance. Fabric Type: Fine sandstone. Fabric Condition: A hard fabric from fine sandstone with inclusions. Firing Condition: Black/ brown throughout. Inclusions Unspecified Surface Texture: Rough granular appearance. Glaze: Green appearance due to Vitrification.
Created on: Wednesday 13th July 2016
Last updated: Friday 2nd June 2017
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Record ID: HESH-627B33
Object type: BRICK
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 030 An assemblage of deliberately fired clay (with no inclusions) Total weight of Fired Clay was 36 grams discovered within a context of predominately Iron Age material , Finds not photographed
Created on: Wednesday 13th July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 14th September 2016
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Record ID: HESH-626149
Object type: BRICK
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 004 The total weight of ceramic building material was 314 grams from predominently Iron Age context. Assemblage not photographed
Created on: Wednesday 13th July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 14th September 2016
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Record ID: HESH-A853B9
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 025 Two rim sherds of pottery from the same vessel. The fragments measure: 1: 20.5mm in length, 22.3mm width, 12.1 mm thick and weighs 6grams 2: 22.3mm in length, 18.1mm width, 12.7mm thick and weighs 5 grams. ________________________________________________________ Sherd specific details: Fabric Type: Handmade Malvernian Ware - Peacock Gro…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Last updated: Monday 5th June 2017
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Record ID: HESH-A82C2E
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 033 Two sherds of pottery from the same vessel joining to make one large sherd. The fragments measure: 1: 40.7mm in length, 20.1mm width, 8.0 mm thick and weighs 9grams 2: 28.8mm in length, 20.4mm width, 8.1mm thick and weighs 5 grams. ________________________________________________________ Sherd specific details: Fabric Type: Handmade Mal…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Last updated: Monday 5th June 2017
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Record ID: HESH-A7F7F5
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 025 Two sherds of pottery; one rim and one body sherd. The fragments measure: 1: 36.3mm in length, 44.2mm width, 12.6 mm thick and weighs 26grams 2: 17.6mm in length, 26.8mm width, 11.7mm thick and weighs 7 grams. __________________________________________________________ Sherd specific details: Fabric Type: Handmade Malvernian Ware - Peaco…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Last updated: Monday 5th June 2017
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Record ID: HESH-A791BC
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 036 Three sherds of pottery; two rims (numbers 1 and 2) and one body sherd.. The fragments measure: 1: 35.5mm in length, 24.1mm width, 7.3 mm thick at the body and 9.2 at the rim and weighs 4grams 2: 32.7mm in length, 30.0mm width at the body narrowing to 16.3 at the rim. and, 8.1mm thick at the body and 7.8 at the rim and weighs 7 grams. 3: 9.0m…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 5th July 2017
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Record ID: HESH-A73675
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 036 Three sherds of pottery; two rims (numbers 1 and 2) and one body sherd.. The fragments measure: 1: 35.5mm in length, 24.1mm width, 7.3 mm thick at the body and 9.2 at the rim and weighs 4grams 2: 32.7mm in length, 30.0mm width at the body narrowing to 16.3 at the rim. and, 8.1mm thick at the body and 7.8 at the rim and weighs 7 grams. 3: 9.0m…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Last updated: Monday 5th June 2017
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Record ID: HESH-A6D7F9
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 036 Nine body sherds of pottery;.number 1 and 2 are conjoined body sherds with a slight flare towards the neck.Number 9 is a rim and the six remaining sherds are body sherds. The fragments measure: 1: 31.8mm in length, 28.7mm width, 9.3 mm thick and weighs 9grams 2: 24.2mm in length, 27.6mm width, 9.5mm thick and weighs 7 grams. 3: 21.7mm in leng…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th June 2017
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Record ID: HESH-A65893
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 033 Ten body sherds of pottery . The fragments measure: 1: 48.5mm in length, 34.6mm width, 11,5 mm thick and weighs 15 grams 2: 22.4mm in length, 36.5mm width, 8.6mm thick and weighs 5 grams. 3: 21.5mm in length, 25.8mm width, 11.5mm thick and weighs 5 grams. 4: 17.2mm in length, 28.2mm width, 10.2mm thick and weighs 4 grams. 5: 11.8mm in l…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Last updated: Monday 5th June 2017
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Record ID: HESH-A607C9
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 004 Five sherds of pottery two of which are rims(1 and 2 ) and three of which are body sherds;(3,4 and 5).. The fragments measure: 1: 30.1mm in length, 32.9mm width, 11,4 mm thick and weighs 8 grams 2: 16.3mm in length, 21.9mm width, 8.9mm thick and weighs 2 grams. 3: 31.9mm in length, 29.0mm width, 9.4mm thick and weighs 6 grams. 4: 29.3mm in…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th June 2017
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Record ID: HESH-A57F07
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 004 Nine fragments of pottery all of which are body sherds; the four smallest weigh less than 1gram.. The fragments measure: 1: 26.2mm in length, 21.6mm width, 7.8 mm thick and weighs 4 grams 2: 25.9mm in length, 22.4mm width, 6.7mm thick and weighs 4 grams. 3: 28.6mm in length, 12.8mm width, 6.6mm thick and weighs 3 grams. 4: 14.4mm in length…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th June 2017
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Record ID: HESH-1481F8
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 033 Two body sherd of pottery. The fragments measure: 1: 19.7mm in length, 25.1 mm width, 5.4 mm thick and weighs 3 grams 2: 21.9mm in length, 13.2mm width, 7.6mm thick and weighs 1 gram. ___________________________________________________________ Sherd specific details: Fabric Type: Palaeozoic limestone tempered ware. Worcetershire Classific…
Created on: Wednesday 15th June 2016
Last updated: Monday 5th June 2017
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Record ID: HESH-1464CA
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 030 One body sherd of pottery. The fragments measure: 1: 20.1mm in length, 22.9 mm width, 6.1 mm thick and weighs 4 grams ___________________________________________________________ Sherd specific details: Fabric Type: Palaeozoic limestone tempered ware. Worcetershire Classification: B1 Fabric 4.1. Fabric Condition: A soft fabric with abundan…
Created on: Wednesday 15th June 2016
Last updated: Friday 2nd June 2017
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Record ID: HESH-1431FD
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 004 One body sherd of pottery. The fragments measure: 1: 21.1mm in length, 29.9 mm width, 8.0 mm thick and weighs 6 grams ___________________________________________________________ Sherd specific details: Fabric Type: Palaeozoic limestone tempered ware. Worcetershire Classification: B1 Fabric 4.1. Fabric Condition: A soft fabric with abundan…
Created on: Wednesday 15th June 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 29th June 2016
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Record ID: HESH-13DA75
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 004 One body sherd of pottery. The fragments measure: 1: 25.2mm in length, 17.7 mm width, 5.1 mm thick and weighs 3 grams ___________________________________________________________ Sherd specific details: Fabric Type: Palaeozoic limestone tempered ware. Worcetershire Classification: B1 Fabric 4.1. Fabric Condition: A soft fabric with abundan…
Created on: Wednesday 15th June 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 29th June 2016
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Record ID: HESH-13CC4C
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 004 One rim sherd of pottery possibly from an everted -rim jar.( pers com Jane Evans ) The fragments measure: 1: 32.2mm in length, 44.4 mm width, 10.3 mm thick and weighs 16 grams ___________________________________________________________ Sherd specific details: Fabric Type: Palaeozoic limestone tempered ware. Worcetershire Classification: B1 F…
Created on: Wednesday 15th June 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 29th June 2016
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Record ID: HESH-13854C
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 004 Two conjoining base sherds of pottery from the same vessel. When the base is placed on a flat surface the side wall rises at an angle of 70 degrees. The surving base represents 22% of the circumference and has a projected diameter of 11cm (110mm). The fragments measure: 1: 55.1mm in length, 52.9 mm width, 8.1 mm thick and weighs 25 grams. 2: 27.6 …
Created on: Wednesday 15th June 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 5th July 2017
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Record ID: HESH-12283C
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 004 Two conjoining base sherds of pottery from the same vessel. When the base is placed on a flat surface the side wall rises at an angle of 70 degrees. The surving base represents 22% of the circumference and has a projected diameter of 11cm (110mm). The fragments measure: 1: 51.9mm in length, 37.8 mm width, 11.1 mm thick at base 6 1 mm at body and weig…
Created on: Wednesday 15th June 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th June 2017
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Record ID: GLO-67EF31
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy ring of probably Iron Age to Roman date (c. 300 BC - AD 100). The ring is circular in cross-section. It is decorated by a finely executed double wavy line within a recessed band that rind around the circumference of the ring. The inner surface of the ring is smooth and in places shows signs of wear which may indicate where is has rubbed on a strap. Rings of this type are generally believed to have been harness or strap fittings, however, they may have a variety of uses. A number of similar rings have been recorded on the PAS database including: SOM-3B5971, HAMP-FCFA2…
Created on: Thursday 7th April 2016
Last updated: Thursday 7th April 2016
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Record ID: PUBLIC-FEA7E1
Object type: COSMETIC MORTAR
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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A cast copper alloy end-looped cosmetic mortar (also known as cosmetic grinder or woad grinder) of later Iron Age to early Roman date circa 100 BC - 200 AD. The cosmetic mortar in incomplete having eroded and corroded terminals which taper to blunt points. In plan it is broadly a pointed oval shape (elliptical) with distinct crescent shaped profile; in cross section it is U shaped. The end loop is lost through an old break it is cast in one piece with the rest of the mortar. On the upper edge of the mortar is the grinding area / surface that is elliptical (sub-oval) in plan. The grind…
Created on: Saturday 2nd April 2016
Last updated: Friday 12th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Monnington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-0BAD94
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2013 Site Summary: Finds made during excavation of a single trench 16m x 1.25m across crop marks on cultivated land. Site number: RHYD 13 Context number: 025 Three conjoining sherds of pottery from the same vessel. Two rims and one body sherd. The surving rim represents 18% of the circumference of the vessel and has a projected diameter of 14cm. The fragments measure: 1: 33mm in length, 35.4 mm width, 11.71 mm thick and weighs 15 grams. 2: 27.70 mm in length, 38.30 mm width, 11.35 mm thick and weighs…
Created on: Wednesday 28th October 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 6th June 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Rhydimoor', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-66219E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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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-2DDCF5
Object type: COSMETIC MORTAR
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
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Iron Age to Roman (-100 to 200) cosmetic mortar: The copper alloy mortar is crescentic in profile and an elongated pointed oval in plan whose terminals are slightly bulbous knops. In section the mortar has a 'V' shaped section which is narrow and quite shallow. On the outer face of the mortar, at the apex there is an incomplete integral loop. The side faces are undecorated. The surface of the mortar has traces of a mid blue/green patina otherwise it is heavily abraded. It measures 39.09mm long, 5.34mm thick at the centre and weighs 3.4g. Cosmetic mortars such as this would have for…
Created on: Saturday 19th April 2014
Last updated: Thursday 24th April 2014
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Record ID: HESH-E00CA1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A much worn, corroded and abraded silver plated Silver Unit possibly of the Western / Dubonnic tribe (10 BC - AD 25). The surface is poorly preserved and much detail is lost - the profile of the coin is dished
Created on: Thursday 23rd May 2013
Last updated: Friday 9th May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Linton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-950365
Object type: TANKARD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete fragment from a cast copper alloy tankard handle dating to the Late Iron Age or early Roman period (150 BC - 200 AD). The fragment consists of the central element of the handle and is broken at both ends. Both the fixing / attachment plates are lost. The fragment is broadly elliptical / oval (vesica shaped) in plan and rectangular in cross section; it has been distorted by movement in the soil. The two broken ends are patinated and abraded suggesting damage occurred in antiquity. The upper face of the handle is decorated with a cast and pierced design. This design is cont…
Created on: Thursday 25th October 2012
Last updated: Friday 20th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hay-on-Wye', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-202AF5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Iron Age potin (cast copper alloy coin) of the Gaulish tribe, the Remi, dated to the late 2nd century BC (150 - 100 BC). Obverse shows dancing figure with flying pigtail holding a torc and sword. Reverse shows Bear devouring a snake (possibly a brooch above the bear?). References Rudd, Ancient British Coins:82 Delestree & Tache no. 154; De La Tour 8124 Brenot and Scheers no. 1019ff. Note: A similar coin was recorded from Longwick Cum Ilmer, Bucks (BERK-9FD3C7) http://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts/record/id/182815
Created on: Thursday 13th September 2012
Last updated: Friday 9th May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Weston Under Penyard', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-6B0454
Object type: COSMETIC PESTLE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast, copper alloy cosmetic pestle from a Late Iron Age or Romano-British cosmetic pestle and mortar set, dating from 100 BC - 400 AD though the main period of use seems to have been in the 1st and 2nd century. It is broadly crescent shaped in plan with a single loop at one end. The loop is incomplete due to an old break. The pestle is roughly oval in cross section and is pitted, it is heavily worn towards the loop. The pestle is 57.75mm in length, 15.9mm in width, 5.05mm thick and weighs 7.2 grams.
Created on: Thursday 13th October 2011
Last updated: Thursday 13th October 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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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
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: CPAT-5A8CC2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An inscribed stater of the Dobunni. EISV type with bronze core. Fragment missing between the 3 and 6 o'clock positions and several areas of the surface missing.
Created on: Saturday 7th May 2011
Last updated: Monday 9th May 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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