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Record ID: SOM-B77BDD
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
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An incomplete copper alloy bow brooch of uncertain type dating to the period c. AD 50 - 150. The head, wings, pin and upper bow are missing. The remaining section of the brooch measures 32.43mm in length, 5.83mm maximum width, 3.70mm minimum width, is 11.33mm thick and weighs 4.45g. The brooch commences in an old break across the bow and tapers to the foot. The foot is decorated with three horizontal wavy grooves. At the top of the reverse is a V-shaped recess. The catchplate expands from the reverse of the bow and terminates in an incomplete rolled pin rest. The shape of the re…
Created on: Tuesday 17th May 2016
Last updated: Monday 11th July 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shapwick', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-B02BC3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
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An incomplete copper alloy late Iron Age or early Roman T-shaped derivative applied hook brooch dating to the period c AD 25 - 100. The applied hook and the pin are missing. The brooch measures 40.85mm in length, 21.13mm maximum width, has a maximum thickness of 11.80mm and weighs 6.85g. The head exhibits cylindrical wings which house the axis bar for the hinged pin mechanism. Traces of iron corrosion product around the pin slot suggest that the axis bar was iron. The wings are undecorated and the tip of each wing exhibits old breaks. The wings are divided by a central pin slot. Th…
Created on: Tuesday 17th May 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 19th July 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shapwick', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-5C4080
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
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An incomplete copper alloy hinged T-shaped Dolphin type brooch dating to AD 50-150. The wings and partial bow only remain. The wings are cylindrical and short with incised vertical lines (2) at the ends. There is the remnant of a pin with iron corrosion at the back and the pin mechanism is hinged. The bow is arched with an oval cross section and tapers to the break point. Reference: (Hattat 2000, pg.299, fig.158). Date: Early Roman. Dimensions: 22.06mm x 25.50mm x 3.06mm Weight: 6.61g
Created on: Friday 13th May 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 21st August 2018
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Record ID: WILT-08E48F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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An incomplete copper alloy Iron Age brooch La Tène III type dating to the period AD 20-100. Part of the spring mechanism is old broken, pin and cathcplate are missing. The brooch measures 36.87mm in length, 9.36mm in width, 0.73mm in thick and weights 2.43g. The head consist of an old broken spring mechanism with two curls at the top and one curl wrapped around the lower section of the top of the bow. One of the curls extends into the bow which is leaf-shape and tapers slightly to the foot. The front of the bow is decorated with two parallel lines running down throught it and fram…
Created on: Wednesday 27th April 2016
Last updated: Thursday 26th May 2016
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Record ID: SOM-EF73E2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Iron Age La Tene I type brooch dating to the period c.400 - 200BC. The head consists of an integrally cast spring with two loops remaining ending in an old break. The pin is missing. The bow arches steeply upwards from the head and expands from a width of 3.84mm to 5.59mm. There is a central groove along the obverse of the bow and traces of other decoration which are indistinct due to wear. It then arches downwards at a steep angle and simultaneously tapers into the leg. At the bottom of the curve the leg expands on one side to form the catchplate which rolls upwards. The leg then …
Created on: Thursday 25th February 2016
Last updated: Monday 7th March 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sherborne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-CC21AA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A fragment of a copper alloy brooch. The head and partial bow of a Hod Hill brooch. One folded wing is complete, the other is broken and the axis bar the housed is missing. There is a notch between the wings. The head of the bow is decorated with transverse ridges and tapers to the top of the bow. The bow is expanded from the head and decorated with transverse ridges two narrow flanking a wider one). The remnant of the leg of the bow tapers to the break and is decorated with longitudinal ridges. Date: Roman - c. AD 43 - 75 Dimensions: 36.34 mm x 18.38 mm x 3.86 mm Weight: 7.04 g
Created on: Tuesday 23rd February 2016
Last updated: Friday 26th February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Spetisbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-E57FA4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
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Copper alloy T-shaped brooch that has tubular wings which hold the pin axes bar, there is a slot in the centre rear of the wings for the pin, the pin is complete. There is a truncated loop at the top of the brooch. At the top of the bow are two long rectangular cells that would have contained enamel, the left cell still retains traces of red enamel. Below the cells is a single central raised line that would most likely run down the remainder of the brooch but unfortunately the lower part of the leg is truncated resulting in the loss of the catch plate. Date 70-150
Created on: Tuesday 19th January 2016
Last updated: Friday 22nd January 2016
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Record ID: SOM-3C476D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy Roman Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 5.b1, flat wing ends type, Western Group)h dating to the period c. AD 80-120. The pin is missing. The brooch measures 59.61mm in length, 27.88mm maximum width, 4.83mm minimum width, is 18.65mm thick and weighs 18.62g. The head exhibits C-shaped wings which terminate in pierced end caps. One of the end caps retains a small fragment of the copper alloy axis bar for the missing sprung pin mechanism. The wing are decorated with a single longitudinal groove at the tip of each wing. At the c…
Created on: Monday 11th January 2016
Last updated: Friday 8th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burstock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-CD8FD7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy plate brooch with enamel decoration. An oval plate brooch. There are two framing reserves of metal forming two recesses. The outer recess contains traces of patches of red enamel, traces of blue enamel and an area of clear enamel (the original colour cannot be determined). It frames (with a reserve between) a central oval recess which is empty. It is likely the central recess originally contained a paste intaglio. At the back, set at either end of the longitudinal axis are a pierced single lug for the attachment of a sprung pin and a small, curved catchplate. The pin is m…
Created on: Wednesday 6th January 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 6th January 2016
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Record ID: SOM-EED64A
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete early Roman copper alloy white metal coated Hod-Hill brooch dating to c. AD 43-75. The head has tubular wings which are rolled upwards, divided by a small retangular slot. The wings house the corroded remains of the iron axis bar. The slot houses the looped butt of the copper alloy pin whcih terminates in an old break. The wings form a triangular section at the top of bow, which tapers to a width of 5.63mm, before expanding out to 8.23mm to form the main retangular section of the bow. The bow itself is decorated with a central wavy ridge flaked by a groove on either s…
Created on: Monday 14th December 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd March 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bere Regis', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-ED1415
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper alloy enamelled trumpet headed brooch dating to the period c.AD 75-150. The lower bow, the foot and the catchplate are missing. The head exhibits a projecting plate which terminates in the remains of an integrally cast loop which terminates in old breaks. Below the loop are two horizontal grooves, each incised with a line of punched dots. The head itself is broadly oval, which then tapers on both sides to form a broadly retangular section. The reverse of the head is concave and features two D-shpaed pierced wings, for the spring pin mechanism which comprises a copper…
Created on: Monday 14th December 2015
Last updated: Monday 4th January 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bere Regis', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DEV-0603CB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval copper alloy brooch. Notes: A copper alloy annular brooch possibly dating from the Medieval period, probably 1200 - 1400 AD. It is ovoid in shape with six raised circular settings on the front that would have at one point held decorative stones. Two still contain white paste. There is a hole in the frame for the pin, but it is now missing. It has a length of 25.03mm, width 20.93mm, thickness 2.42mm, weight 3.03g. A broadly similar example can be seen on the Portable Antiquities Scheme database: SWYOR-E5DA21.
Created on: Thursday 3rd December 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 24th January 2017
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Record ID: DOR-B55999
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy T-shaped brooch. The wings and part of the bow only remain. The wings are long and cylindrical with a notch between the to accomodate the missing hinged pin.There are traces of iron corrosion, possibly from and iron axis bar. The ends of the wings are decorate with incised vertical lines. The bow has a C-shaped cross section, convex on the front and hollwed at the rear.The bow is decorated with two rope-pattern lines starting apart at the head and then running parallel to the break. Date: Early Roman c.AD 50 - 150 Dimensions: 23.97 mm x 40.67 mm x 4.56 mm
Created on: Tuesday 17th November 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 18th November 2015
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Record ID: PUBLIC-FBFA34
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman Hod Hill type brooch, dating from the mid to late 1st century AD. The head comprises two tabs which spring from the top of the bow and terminate at the top in the remains of an axis bar cylinder with attached iron corrosion. The bar and pin are both missing, but the latter would have been attached to the former via the slit between the two head tabs. A transverse ridge, moulded in high relief, marks the top of the bow; at its base, this ridge slopes gradually downwards; located beneath it are two lower transverse ridges and a dividing groove.Below th…
Created on: Sunday 8th November 2015
Last updated: Friday 4th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wareham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-E2064E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman bow brooch of probable 1st century date. Only the head and top of the bow remain, the rest of the brooch having been lost in antiquity. The bow consists of a parallel-sided, flat-sectioned strip, decorated at its upper end by the incuse letters 'DO', presumably the start of an inscription At this top end, the bow flares into the head, which has an axis bar within a cylinder. The loop of the otherwise missing pin is attached to the bar via a central slit in the cylinder. The brooch has a length of 18.35 mm, with a width of 14.66 mm at the head and 6.70…
Created on: Saturday 7th November 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nr Wimborne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-930DFB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A incomplete copper alloy La Tène 1 brooch from the 4th-3rd century BC. The object is of one piece construction, with a highly arched bow and a returned foot. The bow is decorated with longitudinal ridges with tranverse grooves to the spring end and at the foot. The lower end of the bow is narrowed and returns back on itself to create an oval loop, ending in a discoidal terminal. Within the oval loop there is a groove to secure the missing pin which has snapped off at the spring. Three coils of the spring survive, along with the internal chord. The length of the brooch is 52.04 mm, i…
Created on: Thursday 22nd October 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nr Wimborne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-BD3C1C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy enamelled Roman umbonate brooch with sprung pin. The brooch is incomplete although the pin has become detached and the lug appears to be a riveted replacement. The brooch is domed to the front circled by a wide, deep channel. At the centre is a drilled circular recess. From this recess radiate two circular bands of triangular recesses, the majority are filled with red enamel. At each cardinal point is a projecting knop, the knop with the lug to hold the sprung pin to the reverse is pierced. To the reverse the brooch is concave. The lug appears to be a replacement…
Created on: Monday 12th October 2015
Last updated: Thursday 15th October 2015
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Record ID: WILT-544598
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete bent copper alloy strip bow brooch of Late Iron Age to Roman date (c. AD 25 - 75). The pin and one of the wings is missing. The brooch has been bent, its maximum length is 28.95mm in length, 12.6mm wide, and weighs 2.26 grams. The head is divided into two rolled wings divided by a central pin slot. The wings are rolled forwards to accomodate the missing axis bar. The bow tapers along its length to the foot and is decorated with a single central vertical groove running along its length. The catchplate extends from the reverse of the foot and terminates in a rolled …
Created on: Wednesday 7th October 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 7th October 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Frampton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-2C82BD
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A incomplete and corroded cast copper-alloy Roman T-shaped brooch. The axis bar is contained within a horizontal cylinder ,with a central slot for the now-missing pin. The left-hand wing has a pair of parallel, angled grooves, one third of the way in from the centre.The bow has a convex upper surface, a hollow underside at the top, and straight sides which converge towards the point of the break. A lightly incised pattern of grooves decorates the upper part of the bow; a short distance below this is an irregular depression, which may be a casting flaw.
Created on: Monday 5th October 2015
Last updated: Monday 11th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nr Wimborne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-2C6749
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman trumpet-headed brooch , probably dating from the 2nd century AD. The bow is of D-shaped cross section and has a well worn break at its bottom end; at the top, it flares into a semicircular headplate. On the underside of this headplate is an axis bar cylinder, with the iron axis bar visible at the central pin slot. The pin itself is missing. On the upper surface of the headplate is a perimeter groove, the curvature of which mirrors that of the adjacent edge.
Created on: Monday 5th October 2015
Last updated: Monday 11th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nr Wimborne', grid reference and parish protected.


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