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Record ID: LVPL-1456FE
Object type: MUSKET BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warrington
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead musket or pistol ball with an uneven appearance and two distinct nodules on the line of molding/casting. This is a smaller example, possibly for use in a pistol. The raised nodules could indicate it was unfinished or at least not refined, and had therefore not been used.
Created on: Sunday 20th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Winwick', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-144D71
Object type: MUSKET BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warrington
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead musket ball with distinct central molding line and one large indentation, probably from plough action in the soil.
Created on: Sunday 20th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Winwick', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-1444AA
Object type: MUSKET BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warrington
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead musket ball with distinct central molding line and numerous possible indentations, possibly from plough action in the soil.
Created on: Sunday 20th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Winwick', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-1439B7
Object type: MUSKET BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warrington
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead musket ball with distinct central castin/molding line.
Created on: Sunday 20th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Winwick', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-142398
Object type: BULLET
Broad period: MODERN
County: Warrington
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead bullet from a cartridge round. The body is a convex cone, tapering to two rings that would have provided the anchoring point to hold the bullet into the cartridge.
Created on: Sunday 20th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Winwick', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-2F3D4D
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An unidentified lead object, possibly a mould, roughly rectangular in shape and with a central suken area. The design is situated in a sunken circle, part of which has been destroyed by damage to the main lead slab. At the centre is a curving serpent-like design with a tassel of four parts as a tail and an S shaped body, leading to a possible head. This may only be half of a two-part mould, maybe for the creation of tokens or coin-like objects. There is also the possibility this was used for impressing a design into butter.
Created on: Wednesday 9th May 2018
Last updated: Monday 14th May 2018
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Record ID: LVPL-B226A8
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An unidentified cast copper-alloy object, possbly a brooch or other decorative clothes fastening device. The object is zoomorphic and resembles a seated bird. The head and beak are teardrop shaped, and the eyes are represented by two raised curvilinear protrusions on either side of the head. The body is also teardrop shaped when viewed from above, and the sides are slightly raised to form the outlines of wings. Feathers are represented as parallel diagonal lines on the chisel shaped tail and on the wings, though at the back of the neck a three feather collar is depicted through relief.…
Created on: Thursday 3rd May 2018
Last updated: Monday 14th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huntington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-B104F3
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small figurine of copper alloy and uncertain date. The figure appears to be kneeling on proportionally short legs with its hands on its knees. The face, either through design or through the process of corrosion, has a simian appearance, with curvilinear heavy eyebrows and a protruding, muzzle like snout. A topknot or a protrusion from a headdress penetrates through what is either stylised hair or a hood and cape; this terminates shortly below the shoulders. The torso is compressed, and the buttocks are prominent at the base of the back. The underside/base of the object is slightly c…
Created on: Thursday 3rd May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Backford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-AFAFA6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A silver Roman Republican denarius of the moneyer C. Vibius Varus, dating to the period c.42 BC (Reece period 1). Obverse: Head of Liber right, wearing ivy wreath. Reverse: Garlanded altar on which rests a mask and against which rests a thyrsus, on the right a panther springing left, in exergue C.VIBIVS, on right VA[RVS] upwards. Mint of Rome. As RRC (Crawford), p. 508, no. 494/36.
Created on: Thursday 3rd May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 10th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huntington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-AE718C
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead spindle whorl of probable medieval date due to material and style of decoration. The shape is biconical discoid with differing patterns between the two sides. Once side is decorated with what appears to be a stylised rotationally symmetrical floral motif of longitudinally stretched pentagons, the central spaces devoid of decoration, reaching from the inner hole to the outer rim. The other side features a radial arrangement of crude roughly ovoid shapes, each containing amorphous pellet like designs. The diameter of the central hole is 8mm, and the distance from the edge of the …
Created on: Thursday 3rd May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Great Barrow', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-AE2618
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead spindle whorl of probable medieval date due to material and style of decoration. The shape is biconical discoid with differing patterns between the two sides. Once side is decorated with what appears to be a stylised rotationally symmetrical floral motif of longitudinally stretched pentagons, with a single internal bar each positioned centrally, reaching from the inner hole to the outer rim. The other side features a radial arrangement of crude roughly ovoid shapes, each containing three pellets. The diameter of the central hole is 9mm, and the distance from the edge of the inn…
Created on: Thursday 3rd May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Great Barrow', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-9CC262
Object type: PIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A pin of unidentified type, possibly an irish stick-pin, made of copper alloy. The object consists of a possibly zoomorphic head at one end of about 12 mm in length. This head is divided laterally by a groove that deepens towards the tip of the 'snout'. Small incisions run parallel to one another diagonally away from this groove in both directionsfrom the tip to the concave dividing point between head and shaft. The rest of the shaft then curves around in an uneven clockwise fashion. The shaft is roughly circular in cross section.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ashton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-9AEAF3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Wirral type Roman brooch with surviving enamels of orange and red present in thecentral of three linear strips along the spine of the shaft.A small section of the pin anchoring point remains, situated in the centre of the crossbar. The bar appears to have had an extension that has been broken off at some point in the object's history. At the distal end of the inlay strips is a raised central knop, made uneven by damage. Below the tail of the brooch curves leftwards sliughtly, separated off from the rest of the body by two inwardly pointing triangular raised sections.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ashton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-98FE6F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Romano-British copper-alloy brooch of possible trumpet type of the 1st-2nd Century AD. The remaining section is quite badly corroded and damaged, the distressed areas filled with a bright green verdigris. there appears to have been some form of raised decoration, but this may be due to uneven corrosion.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ashton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-98270C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Romano-British copper-alloy brooch of possible trumpet type of the 1st-2nd Century AD. Th main shaft is curved and flared at the hinge end into a bell shape, and may have traces of a part of the pin still attached; there is evidence of iron oxide to the left of the main lug. The other end of the shaft is broken, and slightly above it is a semi-encircling convex raised ring, with another smaller example further up the shaft separated by a 2mm gap. Any evidence of surface decoration is concealed under a thick layer of verdigris.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ashton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-87559E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy brooch of the Colchester type from the 1st-2nd Century AD. The surviving part consists of the main stem, decorated with incised lines running uniformly parrallel to each other and curling around the teardrop shaped head. only the right hand bar survives, the left being reduced to a broken stub. The reverse of the bar is hollow, possibly as the anchoring point for the sprung pin.
Created on: Tuesday 1st May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ashton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-85D651
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A halfpenny of Richard II (1377-1399) type Ibii, minted in London in the 1380s. Richard was deposed by Henry of Bolingbroke, who himself then became Henry IV. Obverse:- Bust of Richard facing outwards, crowned and surrounded by a beaded border. Legend around 'RICARD REX ANGL'. There is a single saltire stop between D and R and a double saltire stop between X and A, and a comma contraction mark after L. Reverse:- Cross with three pellets in each crutch, beaded border separating surrounding legend 'CIVITAS LONDON'
Created on: Tuesday 1st May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Heathfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-85AD58
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A penny of Henry III (1216-1272) of class Vg minted in London by Willem. Henry was the son of John and Isabella of Angouleme. Obverse:- Bust of Henry facing outwards, crowned and holding a sceptre. Legend around 'HENRICVS REX III', the N and R ligate Reverse:- Voided cross with three pellets in each crutch, beaded border separating surrounding legend 'WILLEM OH LVND' with the E and M, O and N and N and D ligate, and a pellet on the central bar of M.
Created on: Tuesday 1st May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 10th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Woore', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-71C53A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A very worn and incomplete copper-alloy Roman coin, probably an as of Hadrian (AD 117-138), dating to the period AD 117-138 (Reece period 6). Unclear reverse type, possibly depicting a standing figure left, but this is uncertain due to the preservation of the coin.
Created on: Monday 30th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ashton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-714C35
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small lump of lead with a crudely ovoid piece of bluish-green glass included into its upper surface, giving the impression of a fish eye. The object has a flat base and an oval outline when viewed from above, the lead forming a ring around the glass. A brown substance is present underneath and around the glass, though whether this is an adhesive or a different lead corrosion product from the white powdery oxide of the rest of the surface is uncertain.
Created on: Monday 30th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ashton', grid reference and parish protected.


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