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Record ID: IARCH-2AA0F7
Object type: LINCH PIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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A curved cylindrical piece of bronze, identified by V Rigby as possibly an Iron Age linch-pin (from a chariot) From the same field.
Created on: Tuesday 20th January 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Woolland', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-4E8D20
Object type: LINCH PIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy stud or linch pin of Iron Age or Roman date (c. 200 BC - AD 100). The stud consists of a circular head, slightly dished on one side and domed on the other side. It features a central circular perforation containing iron corrosion which is visible on both sides. The domed side is decorated by a series of incised lines following the curve of the stud around the central perforation. The stud has a maximum diameter of 13.34mm, a minimum diameter of 7.47mm, is 9.16mm thick and weighs 4.39g. Similar objects on the database include: LIN-EF4BC0 &NMS-6C94D8. Cf. Spratl…
Created on: Monday 20th October 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 16th June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gussage All Saints', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-AD5282
Object type: LINCH PIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A possible linch pin terminal. It is in nthe form of a crude human head, cast in the round. The head is broadly oval with an off centre groove at the top (running front to back) The eyes are two small, but relatively deep holes, possibly once containing other material. The nose is flattened and triangular. The mouth is a simple horizontal line. There is a groove around the the base of the head to mark tha neck and below this the object flares slightyl into a circula collar. At the base this continues as a short tubular projection, narrowed from the "collar". The head section is solid w…
Created on: Tuesday 16th February 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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