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    • County: Suffolk
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    • Primary material: Lead

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Record ID: SF-B2B2D0
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A complete lead medieval to early post-medieval penny sized Boy Bishop token, dating to the period c.1470-1539 AD. Probably Rigold's (1978, 98) Bury Series with Simplified Legends or Uninscribed Bury Series. Obverse: Unclear legend - Mitre Reverse: Unclear legend - Long cross dividing the legend with three pellets in each quarter. Diameter: 19.54mm, thickness: 2.40mm, weight: 4.42g
Created on: Monday 8th April 2019
Last updated: Thursday 18th April 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Thurston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-31D1DA
Object type: DRESS HOOK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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An incomplete lead or lead alloy post-medieval dress hook. It consists of a lozenge-shaped plate with a rounded knop protruding from each corner and a smaller rounded knop from the centre of each side. Its outer face is decorated with a double pelleted outer border leaving a recess in the centre. A hole in the centre of this recess suggests that a separate section was attached here originally. There is a rectangular attachment loop at one end of the reverse and the remains of a break at the opposite end where a hook would have extended originally. The surface of the metal is heavily co…
Created on: Tuesday 2nd April 2019
Last updated: Thursday 4th April 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Fressingfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-3159DA
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead medieval to post-medieval penny sized 'boy bishop' token, dating to c.AD 1470-c.1539. It belongs to Ringold's (1978, 96) Series VIII 'specimens from Ely with garbled legends'. OBV: No legend-circle; mitred bust inclined left; crozier left, Lombardic E right. REV: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter. Legend in one circle - ELY/[MU/SC]E/NIC Diameter: 23.59mm, thickness: 2.15mm, weight: 4.75g
Created on: Tuesday 2nd April 2019
Last updated: Thursday 4th April 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Fressingfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-1FFA59
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An complete lead medieval to post-medieval spindle whorl. It is formed from two flattened, truncated cones joined at the base with a hole through the centre. Both faces are decorated with a raised line encircling the outer edge with a raised zigzag line forming a ring around the centre. The surface is worn, whitish grey in colour and is pitted in places with corrosion. Decorated spindle whorls date from the Medieval period up to the 16th century AD. Diameter: 26.67mm, diameter of hole: 9.98mm, thickness: 12.21mm, weight: 44.38g
Created on: Monday 1st April 2019
Last updated: Friday 5th April 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Fressingfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-1FE4B3
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An ?incomplete medieval to early post-medieval lead weight. It is domed with a slightly concave base and a rough break at the apex where a suspension loop may have extended originally (as is typical on weights of this style). A circular hole runs through the centre. The sides are decorated with four, equally spaced vertical ridges. The surface is heavily corroded. This style of weight was in use throughout the medieval and into the post-medieval period. Numerous similar examples have been recorded with the PAS including: DOR-7EBC99, BERK-40679D and BERK-403244. Length: 21.93mm, widt…
Created on: Monday 1st April 2019
Last updated: Friday 5th April 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Fressingfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-2307F4
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead spindle whorl of medieval or post medieval date (c. AD 1066 - 1700). Domed in form with a circular base, slightly faceted sides and off-centre vertical circular perforation. The based exhibits a circumferential groove. Spindle whorls can be difficult to date as, with some exceptions, the general form seems to have changed little over time. Spindle whorls of this form are generally assigned a medieval to post medieval date range.
Created on: Wednesday 20th March 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 20th March 2019
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Record ID: SF-10564F
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead late Medieval to Post Medieval penny size "Boy Bishop" token, dating to AD 1470-1539. obv: sub-conical mitre , three longitudinal line of pellets, two at lower corners; [....] rev: long cross with three pellets in angles; AVE[...] Rigold (1978, Pl. IX, O) Diameter: 17.42 mm Thickness: 2.14 mm Weight: 2.09 g
Created on: Tuesday 19th March 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mildenhall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-DAC033
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead Post Medieval cloth seal, dating to AD 1500-1800. It consists of a disc with a figurative design on one face, depicting a standing figure left, holding unclear attributes; the other face is blank and bears a circular cross-sectioned integral rivet which has been squashed against the face of the disc. The outer face of the rivet has an unclear and incomplete design bordered by a beaded line and an incomplete legend reading [...]AC[...]. Diameter: 24.09 mm Thickness: 3.58 mm Weight: 6.01 g
Created on: Tuesday 15th January 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 20th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hesset', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-D9D9BA
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead late Medieval to Post Medieval penny size "Boy Bishop" token, dating to AD 1470-1539. Obverse: outlined face with mitre; three raised pellets inside the design, legend formed from oblique strokes. Reverse: Long cross dividing the legend, three pellets in each angle of the cross, all within an inner circle; legend reads AVE/[...]/[...]/[...]. Unclear series. Rigold (1978: pp. 97-98) Diameter: 17.21 mm Thickness: 2.12 mm Weight: 2.17 g
Created on: Tuesday 15th January 2019
Last updated: Friday 18th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hesset', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-C5D0F1
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead Post-Medieval unidentified object, dating to AD 1600-1800. It consists of a sub-rectangular metal plate, which is slightly misshaped and bent. It has an unclear design engraved on the centre of one face and a straight incised line running along one of the long edge of the object; the latter might have been a wrong attempt of cutting the metal piece. The other face has a shallow remainder of a circular stamp. The object might have been a weight. Length: 29.87 mm Width: 26.85 mm Thickness: 2.94 mm Weight: 15.56
Created on: Monday 14th January 2019
Last updated: Monday 28th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Theberton', grid reference and parish protected.


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