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Record ID: SF-9B0D45
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A complete cast copper-alloy mount or fitting dating to the medieval period, c. 1150-1400. The mount is bar-shaped in plan, each terminal being scallop-shaped with a central circular aperture at its midpoint (in which the original copper-alloy rivets are preserved). Each terminal is divided from the central bar by a thickened transverse moulding. Preserved in good condition with an even greenish patina despite being bent at a roughly 45 degree angle, it measures c. 33.1mm in length (when the bend is accounted for), 10.22mm wide at each terminal and 1.83mm thick at its midpoint. It weig…
Created on: Tuesday 5th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 5th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wordwell', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-96A691
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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An incomplete cast copper-alloy bar mount dating to the Medieval period, c. 1250-1350. It is rectangular in plan, the upper surface displaying a secondary projecting rectangular boss that gives a 'tiered' effect. At each end and the centre of the mount is a single circular aperture (that at the middle being the largest) which would originally have accommodated copper-alloy rivets, though now only one survives in-situ. The reverse face is plain and completely featureless, Preserved in good condition with an even greenish patina, it measures 23.69mm in length, 8.11mm wide by 1.76mm thick…
Created on: Tuesday 5th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 5th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mildenhall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-8B43C7
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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An incomplete copper-alloy possibly Medieval mount, dating to AD 1200-1450. It consists of an oval plate, which has been pierced to depict a human face; there are two oval holes for the eyes and a sub-rectangular one for the mouth. The front face of the plate has two slightly curving engraved line to define the cheeks of the mask and a straight transverse line to define the chin; the lines on the cheeks are flanked on the outer edge by a longitudinal line of engraved pellets. Where the forehead is, there is a lozange -shaped recess, which is marked with an incised line along both the d…
Created on: Friday 11th January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Monks Eleigh', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-F5910B
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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An incomplete copper-alloy possibly Medieval mount, dating to AD 1250-1450. It is a roughly sub-rectangular plate which has old breaks at both short ends. The plate has an openwork design for half of its length (30.10 mm long), while the other half tapers slightly to the break and it is solid apart from a rectangular hole. The front face of the plate bears a decoration of incised annulets running along the frame of the openworked half-plate. The solid half has an oval element which bears an incised decoration of perpendicular crossed lines with dots; the rectangular hole lies with one …
Created on: Friday 4th January 2019
Last updated: Friday 4th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lavenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-10F9A6
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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An incomplete cast copper-alloy gilt mount, fitting or hasp dating to the Early Medieval period, c. 600-700 AD. The mount is rectangular in plan, one end truncated in old damage. At the complete end of the mount, it terminates in two opposed birds heads, whose beaks curl around and converge at their apex to form a small circular aperture. Behind these, the main body of the mount consists a rectangular panel bordering an intricate pattern of curving interlace designs in either Style 2 or of Style 2 derived form. Towards the back of the mount (as it survives) are two offset broken circul…
Created on: Wednesday 12th December 2018
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Exning', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-7D064E
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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An incomplete cast copper-alloy bar mount dating to the Medieval period, c. 1250-1400. The mount takes the form of a central domed boss with a single band of hatched decoration, from the upper and lower edges of which project two smaller domed bosses with small circular apertures at their midpoint that denote the original location of separate copper-alloy rivets which would have attached it to a strap or belt. Only one of these now remains in situ, the other missing. Preserved in good condition with an even greenish patina, it measures 17.92mm in length, 10.21mm wide at its widest poin…
Created on: Wednesday 5th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 5th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mildenhall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-44A9A3
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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A copper-alloy Roman vulva mount dating to the period AD 100-300. It consists of an elongated hexagonal plate, which is slighlty curved in profile. The front face of the plate has an oval raised boss with a longitudinal median groove, which tapers towards both ends. The back face of the plate is concave at the back of the boss and has two integral rivets at the short ends. The rivets have disc heads. The mount is in a very good condition. As Allason-Jones-Miket (1984, p. 239, nos. 870-871). Similar examples in this database: BERK-89F176, ESS-38D2D2. Length: 35.12 mm Width: 23.58 mm
Created on: Thursday 8th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eyke', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-F219FE
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A copper-alloy medieval strap loop, dating to c. AD 1150-1400. A trapezoidal shape strap loop with two opposed internal projections closer to the narrow end. The loop would take a maximum strap width of 10.62mm. Similar to Egan and Pritchard, Dress Accessories, page 234, no. 1258.
Created on: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Icklingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-DD861B
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A copper-alloy Early Medieval (Anglo Saxon) axe-shaped mount, dating to AD 580-650. It consists of a trapeziodal plate with steeply in-curving sides. The narrowest edge is straight and the opposing wide edge is outcurved. The front face has traces of silver coating. The back face has three integral cylindrical rivets and a fourth sub-rectangular cross-sectioned integral one is placed at the centre of the outcurved edge; the tip of the latter rivet is also bent inward resulting parallel to the plate. There are more elaborate examples on the PAS database: DOR-5BDEC9, DOR-5C1D49, SF-BDA8…
Created on: Monday 22nd October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Rickinghall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-E0F7FD
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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Six incomplete copper-alloy Medieval mounts, dating to the perod c. AD 1270-1450. 1. Flat, undecorated lozenge shaped mount. Three seperate rivet holes. Rivets are missing. One in the top and bottom corners of the lozenge and one in the centre. 14.23mm length. 9.18mm width. 0.45mm thickness. 0.18g. 2. Simple bar-mount with central ridge and flat reverse. Edges are incised with small horizontal lines creating the look of dots. Two seperate rivets, one at each end of the bar with rivets still surviving. There is a central hole in the middle of the bar. Similar to Egan and Pritchard, Dr…
Created on: Wednesday 10th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 12th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Icklingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-DDA0B5
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A copper-alloy possibly Medieval mount, dating to AD 1200-1500. It a sub-rectangular strip of metal, which tapers at both ends, terminating in two pointed tips. The tapered ends are folded towards the back face of the strip. The strip is slightly bent in the middle. No other paralles have been found. Length: 47.58 mm Width: 9.10 mm Thickness: 2.14 mm Weight: 3.67 g
Created on: Wednesday 10th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Covehithe', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-377284
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper-alloy bar mount dating to the Medieval period, c. 1150-1400. It demonstrates a domed circular body, protruding from each end of which is a prominent circular knop with a central rivet aperture at the centre of each-the rivets still surviving in-situ. The upper face of the mount's main body is decorated with incised cross-hatched decoration. Preserved in good condition with an even greenish grey patina, it measures 19.15mm in length, 9.32mm wide by 2.72mm thick at the midpoint of the body, and weighs 1.66g. A similar mount has been recorded on the PAS database as…
Created on: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mildenhall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-93E1A2
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy Roman vessel escutcheon, probably from a bucket or similar vessel, dating to AD 43-410. It consists of an elongated inverted sub-triangle mount, which has the long sides slightly concave. The upper edge has an upward expanded circular loop, which is set parallel to the rest of the mount. the upper part of the triangle is slightly bent forward while the loop stays parallel to the lower part of the mount. The surfaces are heavily worn. See other similar examples on the PAS database: KENT-D3DF58, BH-118825, SF-2BC393. Length: 68.10 mm Width: 47.20 mm Thickness: 7.21 mm
Created on: Friday 31st August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 5th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Saxmundham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-2D50F7
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A complete cast copper-alloy gilt mount of probable Anglo-Saxon derivation dating to the Early Medieval period (c. AD 500-600). It is square in plan and section, its upper face demonstrating a rectangular recessed inner panel decorated with chip-carved Salin Style 1 decoration consisting a curled animal with a thin tail and a pellet (?) eye. In the recesses of this design, gilding is almost perfectly preserved. At each corner of the mount's upper edge is a circular aperture, while at the midpoint of the lower edge is a third example-all of the latter presumably intended to allow the mo…
Created on: Tuesday 14th August 2018
Last updated: Monday 1st October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tostock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-42FCC7
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper-alloy repousse sheet-metal mount in the form of a dog or wolf, dating c. 1100-1300. The animal is depicted as passant left in the attitude of leaping, the tail demonstrating a circular knop at its end and curled into an 'S' shape. The fore and hind legs are stubby, the body demonstrating irregularly spaced incised grooves that infer the presence of ribs, fur and contouring between the legs and body itself. The head of the animal has also been decorated with engraving, rendering the mouth, eyes and 'scaled' motifs that give the impression of hair. Directly above t…
Created on: Friday 3rd August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bury St Edmunds', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-C87CD3
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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Cast copper alloy mount dating from 1600-1700 in the form of a multifoil fleuret consisting of eight petals each defined by an incised line. The centre of the mount has an octofoil openwork aperture that has the eight inner edges of the petals as its border. The back of the mount has two integral pointed lugs , one remaining is pointed and measures 6.75mm , the other having been broken near the back of the mount in antiquity. An exact parallel for this mount exists on the PAS - CORN-2A8487
Created on: Saturday 28th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 8th February 2019
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-C77AD1
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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An incomplete cast copper-alloy mount of Post-Medieval date, 1500-1700. It is missing most of the integral pin or rivet due to old breaks. The plate is circular in form, slightly dished and with moulded openwork decoration. This comprises a beaded border with 21 beads within which is an openwork design with six identical cells and a central circular panel. On the back face of the cental panel is an integrally cast rivet that is square in section and terminates in old breaks just below the plate. It measures 36.03mm in diameter, 2.67mm in thickness and 12.4g in weight. This is a decorat…
Created on: Saturday 28th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 8th February 2019
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SF-72240E
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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An incomplete cast copper-alloy fragment originating from a probable box or casket mount of Medieval date, c. 1100-1400. Only around a third of the original mount survives- consisting one terminal end and the lower mid-section of the piece, with the rest of the object missing in old damage. Originally, the complete object would have been bar-shaped (sub-rectangular) in plan and is plano-convex in section, with a rounded upper surface and flattened underside. The fragment demonstrates a moulded zoomorphic terminal in the form of a stylised snarling animal's head (though now much worn) w…
Created on: Tuesday 24th July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 24th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nowton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-5F00C4
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman mount, dating to the period AD 42-402. It is a disc slightly convex on the front face. There is an incomplete possible loop protruding from the edge of the disc. The front face of the disc has a circular groove which borders the edge creating an irregular rim. The central part of the disc bears a raised circular line creating a cell, which has in the middle an engraved pellet. The back face is flat apart from the central integral rivet. The rivet has a circular cross-section and it has a flat and expanded end. Diameter: 20.63 mm Width, including loop …
Created on: Monday 23rd July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 24th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pakenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-F38D07
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy Post Medieval mount, dating to the period AD 1500-1700. It is sub-circular in plan and it has slightly bevelled edges. The front face is decorated with a rose with a double crown of petals. The back face has two oval cross-sectioned not integral cast spikes; one of the them is bent inward at right angle while the other one is broken. See parallels on the PAS database: IOW-EB4BCB, IOW-A763DD, IOW-FF9679. Thickness (excluded spikes): 2.63 mm Diameter: 13.45 mm Weight: 2.09 g
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 6th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nowton', grid reference and parish protected.


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