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    • Created: Tuesday 16th October 2018
    • Object type: BROOCH

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Record ID: WILT-60ABC7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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A near complete Roman copper alloy hinged Hod Hill brooch, missing only its pin, probably dating to c. AD 43-75. The head of the brooch consists of a sub-rectangular plate rolled over itself to form the wings with a central rectangular slot cut to accommodate a hinged pin; both the pin and axis bar are now lost. The bow of the brooch tapers towards the foot, and is decorated with a longitudinal corded ridge on either edge, flanking a central channel. The foot is offset from the rest of the bow, and is plain. It terminates in a simple knop. An unperforated sub-triangular catchplate proj…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th October 2018
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Record ID: WILT-606C66
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a Roman copper alloy brooch, probably a Colchester derivative type, dating to c. AD 50-125. The surviving portion comprises of the foot of the brooch, which tapers to an unelaborated point, with an unperforated, sub-triangular catchplate projecting from the reverse. The pin rest curves right. The bow is lost to an old break, it is sub-oval in cross section. Dimensions: 25.6mm; 3.8510.1 2.16g. It is difficult to assign such a small fragment to a specific type, however the form and lack of elaboration of the foot would probably suggest an earlier Colchester derivative, …
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
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Record ID: WILT-6030E3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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An incomplete Roman copper alloy Colchester derivative Polden hill type brooch, probably dating to c. AD 80-120. The surviving section comprises of the upper bow and partial head, the rest lost to old breaks. At the head of the brooch only the left wing survives, this is C-shaped in cross-section, with an open reverse and with an incomplete perforated wing cap at its terminal; a separate axis bar and sprung pin are lost. The front of the wing is decorated with alternating parallel, longitudinal ridges and grooves. The brooch is decorated with a central ridge, now abraded, but probabl…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
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Record ID: WILT-5F7D24
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Roman copper alloy developed T-shaped brooch, probably dating to c. AD 75-150. The surviving section comprises of the upper bow and head, the lower bow and majority of the pin being lost. At the head of the brooch the cylindrical wings survive to a width of 30.4mm; c. 4.0mm in diameter. These have a central rectangualr slot cut into the reverse, and hold a copper alloy axis bar and incomplete pin in situ. The vestigial remains of an integral head loop project from the head of the brooch. Each wing is decorated with two parallel longitudinal ridges, one at the wing tip an…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
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Record ID: WILT-5F0081
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Roman copper alloy developed T-shaped brooch, probably dating to c. AD 75-150. The surviving section comprises of the upper bow and headplate, the lower bow and pin being lost. The head of the brooch expands into a D-shaped headplate with the vestigial remains of an integral headloop at its apex. From the reverse expands a pair of perforated D-shaped lugs; retaining traces of an iron axis bar and pin in situ. The bow drops out fo the head with a very shallowly plano-convex cross section. Both the head and bow are undecorated. Dimensions: length 19.6mm; width 18.1mm; th…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
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Record ID: WILT-5ED9B2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman Copper alloy developed T-Shaped brooch, probably dating to c. AD 75-150. The surviving fragment comprises of the head of the brooch only. The brooch features a large semi-circular headplate with a concave reverse. Cylindrical wings project from the base of the reverse of the head, holding a copper alloy axis bar in situ, and with a central rectangular slot accomodating a hinged pin, now lost. Iron staining would suggest the pin was originally iron. The vesitigial remains of an integral headloop project from the top of the head plate. The curved edge of the headplate is decorate…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
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Record ID: SF-5C021A
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper-alloy Roman brooch of the Headstud Type, dating to AD 75-250. It is the head and the upper part of the bow of the brooch. The head consists of two cylindrical wings, which still house the copper-alloy bar; the central slot on the back face retains a fragment of the hinged pin-loop. The top of the head has fragments of the chain loop. The bow has a sub-rectangular cross-section and bears a stud on the front face; the stud is heavily worn. The back face of the bow is slightly concave. Cf Mackreth (2011, p. 78, plate 75, no. 7445) Length: 13.69 mm Width: 14.33 mm
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Yaxley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NARC-5BDE6C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
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An incomplete Roman copper alloy plate brooch of Roman date (AD 100-200). The object is an Umbonate or Domed boss type, Mackreth 2011, British type 6.e (see plate 109, no.11166). The object is composed of a lipped sub-circular border which steps up to a steeply domed plate with a central boss/knop. The upper edge of the plate retains a partial projecting rounded upper lobe to the back of which are twin lugs which would have had an axis bar and pin would have been accommodated. The lower edge retains a rounded lobe to the back of which is the partially retained, recurved catchplate. The…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th October 2018
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Record ID: SF-5BB897
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman brooch of the Colchester Derivative Hinged Type, dating to AD 43-120. The head is very damaged and incomplete having only one wing left, which is cylindrical and still houses a fragment of the copper-alloy pin bar. The bow has a D-shaped cross-section and tapers towards the foot. The front face of the upper bow has a series of radial grooves starting where the head meets the bow and run down for 12.15 mm; below that the surface is pitted and worn. The back face of the foot bears a fragment of the catch plate. Length: 31.04 mm Width: 11.87 mm Thicknes…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Yaxley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-5B4662
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman brooch of the Colchester Derivative Double lug Type, dating to AD 43-100. It consists of the head and a short part of the upper bow of the brooch. The head has two semi-circular cross-sectioned wings which house the spring mechanism still in place; unfortunately, the pin is missing. The upper part of the bow (7.86 mm long) still surviving has a semi-circular cross-section and it is very worn. Length: 13.59 mm Width: 25.21 mm Thickness of the bow: 4.67 mm Weight: 5.66 g
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Yaxley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: FAKL-5B1558
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Birmingham
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman, copper alloy brooch of 'Polden Hill' type, first century AD. Bow and head plain. The underside of the wings is recessed to accomodate a coiled spring which is secured by an axial pin the ends of the which are located in holes through circular plates at the ends of the wings. The fastening pin and and catch plate missing and the original surface of the brooch has been lost. Length 45.8mm, Width 24.1mm, Height 17.1mm, Mass 18.21g.
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
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Record ID: SF-5ABE3B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman brooch of the Colchester Derivative Hinged Type, dating to AD 43-120. It has two sub-cylindrical wings, which are slightly open along the longitudinal median line on the back face; they house a copper-alloy bar and there is a slot on the back for the missing pin. The bow is slightly arched and tapers towards the break. The front face of the bow has a longitudinal median ridge, which stops at 9.93 mm from the break; in this latter part there is a series of worn transversal ribs. The ridge on the front gives the bow a sub-triangular cross-section with the…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Yaxley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-5A4C1F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill type. The stem swells from an egg shaped knop at the distal end to a classic dolphin-back, marked at its zenith with a small convex oval stud. Four converging tracks of sunken beading, two of which circle the inside of the bar, proceed from the zenith down to curl around and under. the right side of the bars now broken. iron oxide staining inside the hinge point may indicate the remains of the bar are still present within the hinge. width across head excluding bar:- 12mm thinnest width of stem:- 4 mm
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'High Legh', grid reference and parish protected.


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