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    • Created: Saturday 22nd March 2014

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Record ID: PUBLIC-DED9F4
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete, cast copper alloy buckle of Post Medieval date. The artefact consists of the buckle frame, which is subrectangular and a single loop. The frame is quarter rounded on its outer face, with slightly concave sides, and single lobed knop. The strap bar is narrowed and recessed. The buckle as an evenly developed mid green patina. It measures 25.omm long by 23.8 wide, and is 3.2 mm thick. It weighs 3.22g.
Created on: Saturday 22nd March 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 8th April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-DE8776
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast lead alloy token of Post Medieval date. This crude uniface token was originally round, but one side is now abraded. The wheel design consists of six rasied lines radiating from a central boss. The token is mid grey in colour. The token diameter is 18.3mm. It is a maximum of 4.5 mm thick st the central boss. It weighs 4.71g.
Created on: Saturday 22nd March 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 8th April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-DDFD61
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete, copper alloy, struck halfpenny token of 1663. Obverse: over three lines WILL / WELCH / IN. Either side of IN and also below is a rosette. Obverse inscription: (sexfoil) HERIFORD SILK WEAVER. Reverse: Weaver's Arms within a beaded ring. Reverse inscription: (sexfoil) HIS HALFE PENEY 166(3) Weight 0.73 grams Diameter 17.6mm. Thickness 0.6mm. William Welch was buried 21st January 1684 (Williamson, G. C. 1967 Trade Token Issued in the Seventeenth Century Seaby's Numismatic Publications. Volume I, Page 283 Cat. No. 34). A similar token has been recorded from W…
Created on: Saturday 22nd March 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 8th April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-DC78C3
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete medieval copper alloy folding strap clasp, a rectangular sheet plate with one rivet and the bar of the frame within the fold. The rest of the frame and the folding end are missing. The bar is of sheet strip and is therefore from a composite frame (as Egan and Pritchard 1991, nos. 564-6). Plate 24.5 x 9.5 - 10mm (slightly narrower at the inside edge). The complete bar indicates that the frame was 11mm wide. c.1350 - c.1450. Finder's no. TT 0184
Created on: Saturday 22nd March 2014
Last updated: Saturday 22nd March 2014
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Record ID: NMS-DC39E7
Object type: SWORD BELT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy hooked sword belt mount with two rivet holes, one with the remains of an iron rivet. As Margeson 1993, nos. 257-8 and de Reuck 1991, 41, right-hand row, seventh and eight from top. Length 38mm. Width 13.2mm. 16th - 17th cent. Finder's no. TT 0188
Created on: Saturday 22nd March 2014
Last updated: Saturday 22nd March 2014
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Record ID: NMS-DC1D17
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval tin-coated copper alloy harness mount in the form of a quatrefoil, flat with a pair of integral oval-sectioned attachment spikes on the reverse. Cf. Read 2001 nos. 278-9. 15 x 14.5mm. Thickness excluding spikes 0.8mm. 17th century. Finder's no. TT 0191
Created on: Saturday 22nd March 2014
Last updated: Saturday 22nd March 2014
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Record ID: NMS-DC0363
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy button consisting of a solid biconvex head and an integral non-drilled distorted loop. Length c.14mm. Diameter 10mm. 16th century. Finder's no. TT 0190
Created on: Saturday 22nd March 2014
Last updated: Saturday 22nd March 2014
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Record ID: NMS-DBEC93
Object type: STUD
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval silver stud consisting of two flat-fronted plates joined by an integral round-sectioned shank. One plate is incomplete and apparently circular and undecorated. The other is octagonal with a hollow reverse and an engraved elaborate quatrefoil within an octagonal frame on the front face. Cf. an example from Cambridgeshire (CAMHER-9C1383). Some similar objects have been described as cuff-links, though it is hard to see how they would have acted as such. Diameter 10mm. Length 5.5mm. Weight 0.91g. 18th century. Finder's no. TT 0181
Created on: Saturday 22nd March 2014
Last updated: Saturday 22nd March 2014
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Record ID: NMS-DB4318
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval tinned copper alloy flat harness mount with a pair of integral oval-sectioned attachment spikes on the reverse. The form is as Read 2001 nos. 287-8. 40 x 21mm. Thickness excluding spikes 2.4mm. 17th century. Finder's number AFC 1126
Created on: Saturday 22nd March 2014
Last updated: Saturday 22nd March 2014
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Record ID: NMS-DB23B7
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval tinned copper alloy harness mount in the form of a fleur-de-lis, with a pair of integral oval-sectioned attachment spikes on the reverse. 18 x 11.7mm. Thickness excluding spikes 2.3mm. 17th century. Finder's number AFC 1115
Created on: Saturday 22nd March 2014
Last updated: Saturday 22nd March 2014
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Record ID: NMS-DAF5A6
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval uniface lead probable token in abraded condition. No motif is discernible apart from a circular border. Diameter 23mm. Thickness 2.3mm. Weight 9.02g. Perhaps 17th or 18th century. Finder's number AFC 1117
Created on: Saturday 22nd March 2014
Last updated: Saturday 22nd March 2014
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Record ID: NMS-DAD3F1
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval tin-coated copper alloy harness mount in the form of a quatrefoil, flat with a pair of integral oval-sectioned attachment spikes on the reverse. Cf. Read 2001 nos. 278-9. 13.5 x 12mm. Thickness excluding spikes 0.7mm. 17th century. Finder's number AFC 1123
Created on: Saturday 22nd March 2014
Last updated: Saturday 22nd March 2014
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Record ID: NMS-DABC04
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval tin-coated copper alloy double-looped buckle frame, both loops trapezoidal, with a small knop at the ends of the bar. As Whitehead 2003, no. 506. 25.5 x 19.5mm. c.1570 - c.1700. Finder's number AFC 1118
Created on: Saturday 22nd March 2014
Last updated: Saturday 22nd March 2014
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Record ID: NMS-DAA7F7
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy double-looped asymmetrical buckle frame. The form and the grroves at the edges are as Whitehead 2003, no. 566, a much larger example, but the bar is not recessed from the front face. 23 x 16.5mm. c.1575 - c.1700. Finder's number AFC 1121
Created on: Saturday 22nd March 2014
Last updated: Saturday 22nd March 2014
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Record ID: NMS-DA85A5
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy connector consisting of three conjoined circular loops, two small and incomplete, and one large. Cf. Read 2008, no. 827 and Baart et al. 1977, nos. 186-9. There is, however, no inward projection in the larger loop, i.e. it is not kidney-shaped, and there is no decoration. Width 17.5mm. 16th - 17th century. Finder's number AFC 1119
Created on: Saturday 22nd March 2014
Last updated: Monday 11th May 2015
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Record ID: NMS-DA4F05
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy domed thimble. Above a groove encircling the base the sides and top are covered by a continuous spiral of round indentations. At the centre of the top a small lozengiform patch (5 x 3mm) has been left bare. The metal is quite thick (c.0.7mm), and the object is probably cast, though there are no notches on the base to indicate lathe turning. Diameter 13.7mm. Height 15mm. c.1350 - c.1450. Finder's number AFC 1124
Created on: Saturday 22nd March 2014
Last updated: Saturday 22nd March 2014
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Record ID: NMS-D9C777
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy button consisting of a solid plano-convex head and integral drilled loop. The head is decorated with multiple wavy radial grooves and a central nipple. Cf. Baart et al. 1977, no. 236. The loop is placed considerably off-centre. Diameter 11.5mm. Length 16mm. 16th century.
Created on: Saturday 22nd March 2014
Last updated: Saturday 22nd March 2014
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Record ID: NMS-D99D47
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy double-looped buckle frame, both loops sub-rectangular or very slightly trapezoidal (marginally wider near the edges). There is a pair of shallow transverse grooves on both sides at the ends of the narrowed bar. 22.2 x 15.5mm. c.1570 - c.1700.
Created on: Saturday 22nd March 2014
Last updated: Saturday 22nd March 2014
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Record ID: NMS-D97648
Object type: CHAFING DISH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval to post-medieval copper alloy handle attachment stud from a chafing dish or possibly from a cupboard door. Cf. Margeson 1993, nos. 489-90. Length 22.5mm. Width 14.5mm. Thickness 9mm. 15th - 16th century.
Created on: Saturday 22nd March 2014
Last updated: Saturday 22nd March 2014
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Record ID: IOW-D97615
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and corroded Medieval cast copper-alloy conical seal matrix with a circular die and no inscription (c. 1200-c. 1400). The handle is hexagonal in cross-section and tapers from the die towards an incomplete suspension loop of which only stubs are present. Below the suspension loop is an indistinct collar. The die has probably been engraved and depicts a forward facing human head. The head is probably that of a Bishop or other religious figure wearing a hat in the form of a mitre and a garment with a low curving neckline. The facial features are clear and well defined…
Created on: Saturday 22nd March 2014
Last updated: Sunday 23rd March 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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