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Record ID: WAW-75779E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 4a-b, Plate 46 AD c. 75-200). The copper alloy brooch has semi-cylindrical wings with perforated wing caps. Only one in complete wing remains which is undecorated. The axis bar, spring and pin are missing. At the centre of the upper edge of the wings/bow head there is a trace of a hook. The bowhead is hump-like in profile with a moulding on either side. The head is undecorated. The bow is oval in section and tapers to a broken, blunt point just above the foot. The surface of the brooch has an incomplete b…
Created on: Friday 5th April 2019
Last updated: Friday 5th April 2019
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Record ID: WAW-751E77
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman (1st to 2nd century) Trumpet brooch: The incomplete copper alloy brooch head has no wings and in plan is sub-oval which is undecorated. On the reverse of the bow head it is concave. The spring and pin are missing. The bow leads from the centre of the head and is sub-oval in section and is undecorated. The brooch has an abraded surface with traces of a mid brown/green coloured patina. It weighs 3.56g, and measures 9.55mm wide and 24.69mm long. The brooch is possibly a Trumpet-headed type which Bayley and Butcher (2004, 163) further class into four groups, A,B, C and D. This exam…
Created on: Friday 5th April 2019
Last updated: Friday 5th April 2019
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Record ID: WAW-F0C1FE
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 4, flat wing ends type), c.f. Mackreth Type 4.i. Plate 47, AD c. 80-240. The copper alloy brooch has a semi-cylindrical wings decorated with a vertical groove at the outer terminals. Both upper edges of the wings show are incomplete. The axis bar, spring and pin are all missing. At the centre of the upper edge of the wings there is a trace of an integral hook. The bowhead is hump-like in profile and is decorated with a moulding on either side. The head is undecorated but from the bow there is a vertical ri…
Created on: Thursday 21st February 2019
Last updated: Friday 22nd February 2019
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Record ID: GLO-9A144D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy sprung dolphin brooch that has the remains of a rearwards facing hook at the top of the head that would have held the spring. Although heavily corroded the brooch does not appear to be decorated. The lower part of the bow is truncated resulting in the loss of the catch plate. Date 43-65AD
Created on: Tuesday 5th February 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 13th February 2019
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Record ID: WAW-1AE8FA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 3e, Plate 46, AD c. 50-400). The copper alloy brooch has semi-cylindrical wings with incomplete perforated wing caps. The wings are undecorated but the caps are large in diameter than the wings. The axis bar, spring and pin are missing. At the centre of the upper edge of the wings/bow head there is a hook. The bowhead is slightly hump-like in profile with a vertical central ridge with a two smaller, more shallow, ridges either side. There is a moulding either side of the bow head which has radiating groove…
Created on: Wednesday 30th January 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 30th January 2019
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Record ID: WAW-191E3B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 4c, Plate 46-47, AD c. 50-200). The copper alloy brooch has semi-cylindrical wings with perforated wing caps. The wings are decorated with a vertical ridge at the terminal, with fine oblique ribbing. The axis bar and spring are copper alloy with the spring forming six coils, the pin is missing. At the centre of the upper edge of the wings/bow head there is a hook supporting a chord. The bowhead is hump-like in profile with a moulding on either side. The head is decorated with a V-shaped groove which tapers…
Created on: Wednesday 30th January 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 30th January 2019
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Record ID: WAW-1AD379
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman (AD c. 50-225) Initial T-shaped brooch (Mackreth 2011, Chap 3, Part 4, The Hinged Pin, Type 10b Plate 61); The copper-alloy brooch has a cylindrical crossbar which has a central slot on the reverse to allow the pin to be hinged. Within the cross bar there is an iron axis bar. The pin is missing. The wings are decorated with vertical two grooves. The bowhead protrudes from the centre of the cross bar and is slightly hump-like with a moulding either side of the head which runs under the wings. The bow head is decorated with double-stranded grooves. The bow is sub-oval in section an…
Created on: Friday 18th January 2019
Last updated: Friday 18th January 2019
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Record ID: WAW-1A8572
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman brooch of Colchester derivative Polden Hill (Mackreth Group 4, flat wing ends), Mackreth 2011, 4.i2. Plate 48, dating from AD 80 - 120. The brooch is incomplete due to its missing spring, pin and catch plate. The brooch is T-shaped in plan with the capped wings. The decoration on the bow comprises a number of linear raised markings which radiate out from a central vertical indentation. The reverse face is undecorated. The brooch is of a dark green to brown colour with an abraded patina which covers all surfaces. A number of similar brooches of thi…
Created on: Friday 18th January 2019
Last updated: Friday 18th January 2019
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Record ID: WAW-1A5DA1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 3, Plate 46, AD c. 50-400). The copper alloy brooch has semi-cylindrical wings which terminate with incomplete perforated wing caps. The wing caps are expanded in diameter compared to the wings. The axis bar, spring and pin are missing. At the centre of the upper edge of the wings/bow head there is a trace of a hook. The bowhead is hump-like in profile with a central ridge with a more shallow ridge either side. The head has a moulding on either side. The bow is oval in section and tapers to a broken, blunt…
Created on: Friday 18th January 2019
Last updated: Friday 18th January 2019
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Record ID: WAW-19FD4B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 5, Plate 49, AD c. 50-400). The copper alloy brooch has semi-cylindrical wings which are incomplete. The trace of a wing is undecorated. The axis bar, spring and pin are missing. At the centre of the upper edge of the wings/bow head there is a trace of a hook. The bowhead is hump-like in profile with no moulding on either side. The head is undecorated. The bow is oval in section and tapers to a broken, blunt point just below the wings. The surface of the brooch has an incomplete brown patina. It measures…
Created on: Friday 18th January 2019
Last updated: Friday 18th January 2019
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Record ID: PUBLIC-BBD72B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and heavily corroded cast copper alloy Colchester derivative Polden Hill type brooch of Roman date (80-120 AD). The wings are broken and the axis bar, spring and pin are lost. The spring was probably formed of copper alloy wire which was held in place by an external cord which is fixed to an eroded rearward facing hook positioned at the midpoint on the upper edge of the reverse. A large square shaped depression is positioned at the mid-point of the wings - it is likely this was filled with an organic cement to fix the spring in place. The head of the brooch bow is hump li…
Created on: Sunday 13th January 2019
Last updated: Sunday 3rd March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Aymestry', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-58ED3D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and eroded cast copper alloy brooch of Roman date. The artefact consists of the wings and rear half of the bow, the axis bar, spring, pin and catch plate are lost. The wings are semi-cylindrical in plan with flat end caps that are not pierced. The head of the brooch bow is hump like - being a comma shape in profile. At the rear of the bow is a broken loop. The bow is D shaped in cross section and tapers to an eroded point. The surface of the brooch is worn, but in recessed places there are flecks of silver, and under the bow is a larger patch. The brooch is a mid - light …
Created on: Monday 3rd December 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 5th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-155226
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Roman brooch 'Headstud' type dating from the 2nd century AD. Extremely worn. The foot is missing but a sufficient portion of the brooch survives to identify this as a headstud brooch. The head part of the brooch is still present as well as part of the wings and bow. The head of the brooch is decorated with a moulded headstud - hence the name. The brooch has a mainly brown patina with traces of green where there is lamination. The brooch weighs; 2.95 gms. the length is 16.6mm, and 11.4mm across the wings. It is 12.3mm wide at the bow and 4.1mm thick
Created on: Friday 30th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 5th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Leintwardine', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-E93446
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A near complete cast copper alloy Roman Trumpet variant brooch dating from AD 75 - 175. The bow of the brooch has an angular profile and an angular D shaped cross section. The bow tapers from a flared head to a tapered foot knop. The head of the brooch is complete, it is very robust being oval in plan, and tapers into the bow. The reverse of the head is concave and has an incomplete cast D shaped projecting bar which extends from the upper to lower edges of the reverse. This projection is eroded and incomplete but has a small circular hole (2.2mm) through it; this would originally have…
Created on: Wednesday 28th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Leominster', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-0D56B7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and eroded cast copper alloy early Roman brooch most probably a Colchester derivative Polden Hill type (AD 80-120) . The wings are complete being semi-cylindrical in plan; the flat and pierced end caps are partially eroded. The axis bar, spring and pin are lost. The spring would have been held in place by an external cord which is fixed to a now much abraded rearward facing hook positioned at the midpoint on the upper edge of the reverse. There is a distinct concave shaped hollow at the mid-point of the spring case. The head of the brooch bow is angular with a relatively …
Created on: Wednesday 24th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 25th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Foy', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-8DABB1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative Polden Hill type brooch of Roman date (80-120 AD). The wings are near complete with flat and pierced end caps. The axis bar, spring and pin are lost. The spring was probably formed of copper alloy wire which was held in place by an external cord which is fixed to an eroded rearward facing hook positioned at the midpoint on the upper edge of the reverse. A large square shaped depression is positioned at the mid-point of the wings - it is likely this was filled with an organic cement to fix the spring in place. The head of the brooch…
Created on: Saturday 6th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Aymestry', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-3A57CE
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A very small heavily eroded fragment from the head of a very small / miniature Trumpet type brooch of Roman date (AD 75-150). The fragment comprises just the head and a very small part of the upper bow. The break is eroded and patinated suggesting damage in antiquity. The head is undecorated and slightly faceted with a ridge running from the mid-point o fthe head. Theer is no evidence for a head spike or head loop. The reverse of teh head is divided by a pierced vertical bar - to which the pin would have fixed. The surface of the brooch is heavily worn and there is no evidence for cast…
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Little Birch', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-3A1AE4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A very small heavily eroded fragment from a very small / minature cast copper alloy Colchester derivative Polden Hill type brooch of Roman date (AD 80-120). The fragment comprises just the head and teh wing cases, pin, spring, lower bow, foot, catchplate are all lost. The reverse of teh head of teh brooch has a dished U shaped recess which is filled with a grey coloured surface, possibly a decayed pitch or organic resin. The head of the brooch bow is hump like - being a comma shaped in profile. The bow is D shaped in cross section. It extends to a broken point above the mid-point. The …
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Little Birch', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-38BDAD
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and eroded cast copper alloy Colchester derivative Polden Hill type brooch of Roman date (80-120 AD). The wings are near complete being semi-cylindrical in plan; the flat and pierced end caps are lost. The axis bar, spring and pin are lost. The spring was probably formed of iron wire due to the corrosion on the rear of the wings; it would have been held in place by an external cord which is fixed to a now much abraded rearward facing hook positioned at the midpoint on the upper edge of the reverse. The head of the brooch bow is hump like - being a comma shaped in profile.…
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Little Birch', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-A411FC
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MODERN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast and pressed silver 'coin' brooch date 1836 based on a half-crown design. The brooch comprises a solid silver frame with eight rectangular raised panels on the front face and small circular knops on the edge. Within the frame is a machine pressed silver disc depicting the draped royal arms surmounted by a crown with ANNO 1836 beneath. The ground around the shield is keyed and the remains of black enamel / niello is present in areas of the shield. It is likely that the entire disc was originally inlaid with multi coloured enamels in the style of the period. The exterior of the fr…
Created on: Thursday 13th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Bryan', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-525EBA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A near complete cast copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative Polden Hill type of Roman date (80-120 AD). The wings are complete with flat and pierced end caps. The axis bar and spring are present; the axis bar is formed from a length of iron wire and holds the copper alloy spring and pin. The pin is formed of wire turned nine times and held in place by an external cord which is fixed to a rearward facing hook positioned at the midpoint on the upper edge of the reverse. The pin is lost being broken at the junction of the spring. The head of the brooch bow is hump like - being comma…
Created on: Sunday 9th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 24th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Yatton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-9CF1F1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman (AD c. 80-200) Wroxeter type brooch of Mackreth 2011, chapter 4, part 3, WROX 1.b.1: The bow head is oval with the straighter edge forming the upper edge. The decoration on the bow head is a horizontal groove bordering the upper edge. On the reverse of the bow head is there is a single, incomplete, vertical, perforated lug which has a small hook protruding from it. The spring and pin are missing. The bow protrudes from the centre of the bow head and is a rectangular in section which tapers to a broken edge below the mid-point of the bow. The upper portion of the bow is decorated…
Created on: Thursday 26th July 2018
Last updated: Sunday 25th November 2018
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Record ID: WAW-84FDEB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 5b, Plate 50, AD c. 50-410). The copper alloy brooch has semi-cylindrical wings with incomplete perforated wing caps. The wings are decorated with four vertical grooves. The axis bar, spring and pin are missing. At the centre of the upper edge of the wings/bow head there is transverse groove and traces of an integral lug. The bowhead is hump-like in profile, is slightly angular, has a moulding on each side of the head and is undecorated. This continues to form the bow whose upper portion is semi-circular …
Created on: Wednesday 25th July 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th July 2018
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Record ID: HESH-D1784E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A near complete cast copper alloy Roman Trumpet brooch dating from AD 75 - 175. The bow of the brooch has an angular profile and an angular D shaped cross section. The bow tapers from a flared head to a tapered foot knop. The head of the brooch is complete, it is very robust being oval in plan, and tapers into the bow. The reverse of the head is concave and has a cast D shaped projecting bar which extends from the upper to lower edges of the reverse. This projection has a small circular hole (2.3mm) through it; this would originally have held a wound wire spring / pin - which is now lo…
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Little Birch', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-CE476E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative Polden Hill type brooch of Roman date (80-120 AD). The wings are near complete with flat and pierced end cap. The axis bar, spring and pin are lost. The spring was probably formed of copper alloy wire which was held in place by an external cord which is fixed to a rearward facing hook positioned at the midpoint on the upper edge of the reverse. The head of the brooch bow is hump like - being comma shaped in profile. The bow is D shaped in cross section. It extends to a broken edge on the lower bow. The catch-plate is formed from a r…
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bodenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-BE00C7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete, cast, copper alloy, Roman Rosette brooch of the first century AD. The remains consist of the empty spring box, the bow arch and most of the oval bow plate below the arch that extends from the spring box to the tail of the bow, of which only a small stump remains. The plate is decorated with concentric circular ribs, and the arch has a worn decorative longitudinal ridge. The brooch has a pitted surface and olive patina, in some areas there is active corrosion which has exposed the red-brown metal. Recesses on the upper surface and much of the lower surface of the plate is…
Created on: Wednesday 28th March 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ross-on-Wye', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-74BE96
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative (Polden Hill style) brooch of Roman date (AD75-120). The wings are complete but abraded / plough rolled - they are semi-cylindrical and the wing cap although incomplete is perforated. The axis bar, spring and pin are lost. The bow head is hump-like, and slightly angular (comma shaped) in profile; from the centre of the reverse the remains of a small projecting backwards facing hook extends. This hook would have held the external cord of the spring; at the mid-point of the bow is an oval shaped void. The bow has a faceted D shaped cr…
Created on: Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ludlow', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMGW-5F4F95
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy bow brooch of T-shaped type and of 1st or 2nd century AD date The brooch is fragmentary, represented by the head and top of the bow only (with a surviving length of 17.9mm, a surviving depth of 11.5mm and a weight of 10.0mm). The missing pin was hinged within oval-sectioned tubular wings, now truncated on one side (with a surviving width of 37.9mm and a diameter of 6.1mm x 7.2mm). The fronts of the wings were decorated with vertical ribs and grooves, now largely lost through corrosion. Iron corrosion at the terminal of the intact wing suggest an iron axis bar was use…
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-5F27FB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy bow brooch of Trumpet type and of 1st or 2nd century AD date The brooch fragmentary, missing the leg and pin (with a surviving length of 41.1mm, a surviving depth of 15.8mm and a weight of 16.8g). The missing spring was secured around a single, perforated lug on the rear of the head. Iron corrosion around the lug suggests that an iron spring was used. The trumpet head is sub-oval (20.0mm long and 16.7mm wide), probably with the remains of a truncated and rounded plate at the head, which was possibly surmounted with an integral chain-loop. The head-plate was decorated…
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: GLO-20A292
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill. It has rearward facing lugs on either end of the wings that hold the pin axis bar, the spring is made from eight curls, the pin is complete. A rearwards facing loop at the back of the head holds the external cord of the spring. Small shoulders flank the head. At the apex of the bow on both sides is a recessed semicircle that is filled with blue enamel, below this are two sets of double moulded and angled ridges that form a chevron pattern. The foot is globular and the catch plate on the reverse is closed. Date 80-120AD.
Created on: Friday 19th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 9th February 2018
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Record ID: WAW-5B2545
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman (1st to 2nd century) Trumpet brooch: The incomplete copper alloy brooch head has no wings and in plan is sub-oval which is undecorated. On the reverse of the bow head there is an incomplete perforated lug. The lug would have supported a hinged pin which is missing. The bow leads from the centre of the head and is sub-oval in section and is undecorated. The brooch has an abraded surface with traces of a mid brown/green coloured patina. It weighs 4.41g, and measures 13.14mm wide and 25.99mm long. The brooch is a Trumpet-headed type which Bayley and Butcher (2004, 163) furth…
Created on: Monday 4th December 2017
Last updated: Monday 18th December 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-B2A4AB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Colchester derivative, (dolphin type) brooch dating to the Roman period (c. AD 43-100). The brooch consists of the head with complete wings and end plates, the hinge and spring are both missing. The bow arches from the head and tapers to a worn break roughly half way down the bow. The entire brooch is decorated with a series of ridges: five each on either wing with the inner most ridge, the centre ridge and the outermost ridge bearing incised horizontal line in a rope-like motif. The bow is decorated with three vertical ridges running down its length.. The p…
Created on: Tuesday 14th November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 5th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Leintwardine', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-8A1BCB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete copper alloy Late Iron Age/Roman Augenfibel/eye brooch dating to 25 BC-75 AD. The brooch is broadly P-shaped in profile, with all components including the spring and pin complete. Above the upper bow is the chord which is held by a rearward facing hook. The spring consists of eight turns plus another turn in the centre which extends to form the pin. The pin is intact and still retains its sharp point. Both the upper and lower parts of the bow are very narrow. The upper bow is broadly triangular, although elongated. In profile the upper bow is highly arched. Where the bow …
Created on: Thursday 19th October 2017
Last updated: Friday 15th February 2019
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Record ID: WMID-899210
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy Roman Kräftig-profilierte type brooch dating to AD 43-100. The brooch is broadly P-shaped in profile, with all components including the spring and pin complete. Above the upper bow is the chord which is held by a rearward facing hook above a wide crossbar. The spring consists of eight turns with the central turn extending to form the pin. The pin is almost intact, perhaps just missing the tip as it just reached the catchplate at the rear. The upper bow is triangular in plan and narrow to a horizontal crossbar. In profile the upper bow is highly arched. Where …
Created on: Thursday 19th October 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 25th July 2018
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Record ID: WAW-AE0951
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
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Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth, 2011, Group 3. Plate 46), AD c. 75-400. The copper alloy brooch has semi-cylindrical undecorated wings with perforated wing caps. The axis bar, spring and pin are missing. At the centre of the upper edge of the wings there is a trace of an integral hook. The bowhead is hump-like in profile and is decorated with an inverted triangular groove. Either side of the bowhead there is a moulded platform. The bow is D-shaped in section and tapers to a blunt broken terminal. The reverse of the bow has a trace of the catchplate before…
Created on: Thursday 14th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 18th September 2017
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Record ID: WAW-99E24F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
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Roman (c. AD 60 to 80) probable Aesica type brooch: Only the lower portion of the brooch remains, which is an elongated trapezoid with a moulded outer face. The decoration is in the forming of a vertical stem whose upper tip divides into to curvaceous leaves. There is a high-relief wavy ridge along the lower edge. There are traces of a blue substance on the fields either side of the decoration. This is a corrosion product rather than blue enamel. On the reverse, at the lower edge, there is an incomplete catchplate. The upper edge of the trapezoid has an integral incomplete circular or…
Created on: Wednesday 13th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 18th September 2017
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Record ID: WAW-288264
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 5a3, flat wing ends type), c.f. Mackreth Type 5a3, Plate 49, AD c. 75-400. The copper alloy brooch has semi-cylindrical undecorated wings with incomplete perforated wing caps. The axis bar, spring and pin are missing. At the centre of the upper edge of the wings there are traces of a perforated lug. The bowhead is off-centre, slightly hump-like and is angular and vertical in profile. The bow head is decorated with a tapering ridge. The bow is D-shape in section and tapers to a blunt broken terminal. T…
Created on: Friday 8th September 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 12th September 2017
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Record ID: WAW-285C07
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 4, flat wing ends type), c.f. Mackreth Type 4a-b, Plate 46, AD c. 75-400. The copper alloy brooch has semi-cylindrical undecorated wings with incomplete perforated wing caps. However the wings appear to be filled with a dark grey micaceous ceramic material. The axis bar, spring and pin are missing. At the centre of the upper edge of the wings there is traces of a perforated lug. The bowhead is hump-like in profile and is undecorated. Either side of the bowhead there is a moulded platform. The bow is oval …
Created on: Friday 8th September 2017
Last updated: Friday 8th September 2017
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Record ID: HESH-B54EF5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative (Polden Hill style) brooch of Roman date (AD75-175). The wings are semi-cylindrical and the wing caps are perforated. The axis bar and spring are lost but would have been fixed by a backward facing hook at the centre of the head. The pin is lost but would have been formed from the spring. The bow head is hump-like, and slightly angular (comma shaped) in profile. The bow has a faceted D shaped cross section. It extends to a broken and abraded point on the lower bow; the foot and catch-plate are lost. The bow of the brooch is decorat…
Created on: Friday 28th July 2017
Last updated: Friday 6th October 2017
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Record ID: WAW-94686B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman brooch (c. 80 to 140); Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 5. Western Group, flat wing ends), cf. Mackreth 2011, 5.b4. Plate 50. The wings are semi-cylindrical, which terminate with perforated wing caps. The axis bar, spring and pin are missing. The wings are decorated with a single vertical ridge. The head is slightly hump-like in profile and has a raised plate on either side. At the junction of the bow head and wings, in the centre there is a perforated lug. This lug continues to form a ridge which travels down the bow head and onto the upper porti…
Created on: Wednesday 15th March 2017
Last updated: Monday 22nd May 2017
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