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    • Created after: Sunday 1st January 2012
    • Created before: Monday 11th June 2012
    • Broad period: MODERN
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Record ID: SF-607BB1
Object type: GUNFLINT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A snapped flint flake, probably for the manufacture of gunflint, struck from a dark brown flint. It is triangular in form, trapezoidal in section with central platform and some slight edge retouch, snapped towards the bulb of percussion. It measures 43.97mm in length, 31.79mm in width, 8.04mm in thickness and 7.28g in weight. It is of probable 19th to 20th century AD date.
Created on: Monday 11th June 2012
Last updated: Monday 11th June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brandon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-604495
Object type: GUNFLINT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint long flake, probably for the manufacture of gunflint, struck from a mottled grey flint. It is sub-rectangular in form, trapezoidal in section with long central platform, bulb of percussion at one end and some slight edge retouch. It measures 86.35mm in length, 27.33mm in width, 5.77mm in thickness and 14.42g in weight. It is of probable 19th to 20th century AD date.
Created on: Monday 11th June 2012
Last updated: Monday 11th June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brandon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-20FCB5
Object type: POT
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pottery Body Sherd. Hard fine dull red fabric with thick black internal and external glaze, from a large thin walled vessel. The internal glaze is bubbled so as to expose the fabric beneath, so a kitchen function would perhaps be unlikely. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1950. This sherd was kindly examined by Helen Fry, Sandra Firth and Hazel West of the North Lincolnshire Pottery Research Group. Thickness: 6mm, Weight: 99.17gms
Created on: Friday 8th June 2012
Last updated: Friday 4th January 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Roxby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-20A154
Object type: CRUCIFIX
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy with traces of gilding Crucifix. Flat straight-armed crucifix with an apical loop for suspension. Both sides bear motifs in stamped low relief. On one side is the crucified Christ, draped at the waist and haloed, with scroll above. The other side bears the motif of a rayed Eucharistic host and chalice, and the legend THY / KING / DOM /COME - from the Lord's Prayer - with one syllable on each of the four arms of the cross. The emphasis on the Eucharist and the kingship of Christ would probably make this a Roman Catholic or High Anglican piece; as Catholic devotion onl…
Created on: Friday 8th June 2012
Last updated: Friday 4th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-1F4B24
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Bag Seal. Cast disc with a smaller disc pressed to its back, stamped letters T ?C appear on the larger disc. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Diameter: 19.8mm, Thickness: 3.7mm, Weight: 5.70gms.
Created on: Friday 8th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swinhope', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-1F27E6
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Bag Seal. Cast disc with sprue, a smaller disc (of diameter 9.7mm) is pressed to its back; a stamped motif on the larger disc resembles a pineapple, and this may be an apt guide to the commodity marked by this object; the smaller disc bears a row of five pellets. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Length: 28.7mm, Diameter: 18.05mm, Thickness: 4.4mm, Weight: 5.98gms.
Created on: Friday 8th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swinhope', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-1F19A1
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Furniture Fitting. Pressed metal concavo-convex plate in a quasi-exotic trompe d'oiel style. A lunate curve decorated by chevrons and an inner billeted order is represented, through which passes [or appears to pass] a finely patterned drape; the latter being wrapped [or rather appears to be wrapped] around a separate oval loop of drawn wire, the latter actually attached by white fixative. A fragment of a rim remains on one edge of the object. The more prominent details appear reversed on the back. Suggested date: Modern, 1850-1930. Length: 48.8mm, Width: 35.1mm, Thic…
Created on: Friday 8th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swinhope', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-1EE251
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Bag Seal. Pair of cast discs linked by a sprue and clenched together. Traces of lettering on modern style appear as a circumferential legend, possibly surrounding a central device incorporating a scroll; the object is damaged and looks chewed. Lightly patinated overall. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Diameter: 20.8mm, Thickness: 4.6mm, Weight: 12.98gms.
Created on: Friday 8th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-1ED791
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy, probably tinned Probable Mount fragment. Cast flat-backed plate with cross-hatched central field of lozenges in relief and seven concave settings, three on one side and four on the other; a circular boss at one end of the object has a similar central setting. The hatched surface appears intended to afford grip, so this may be an ornamental fitting for a knife, brush or tool handle. The boss bears concentric milled lines suggesting machine finishing. An apparently unassociated white metal disc with flange was submitted with this object, and is of similar recent date. S…
Created on: Friday 8th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-1EC0B4
Object type: WHEEL
Broad period: MODERN
County: North East Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Wheel. Probably pressed metal flanged wheel with three round apertures and a lug, probably one half of a two-part pulley wheel. The flange has opposed spurs probably relating to its function; the hub of the wheel projects externally and is dimpled within, it was probably gripped externally by paired brackets. Possibly from a domestic pulley system, as used to raise and lower indoor clothes drying racks; similar objects also served to route bell pull wires where domestic servants were employed, and for related purposes. Suggested date: Modern, 1850-1900. Diameter: 30.…
Created on: Friday 8th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ashby cum Fenby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-1EB602
Object type: RING
Broad period: MODERN
County: North East Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Alloy Ring. Cast square section ring with the stubs of two internal lugs on one side.Patinated overall. Probably a machinery fitting, and probably not a brooch frame. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Diameter: 25.4mm, Band Width: 3.4mm, Band Thickness: 3.8mm, Weight: 6.66gms.
Created on: Friday 8th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ashby cum Fenby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-1DF5A4
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Possibly Gold Cuff Link, as identified by finder. Cast oval plate with a rim at the back; a round loop is attached centrally here. Suggested date: Modern, 1850-1950. Length: 19.6mm, Width: 8.6mm, Thickness (at rim): 0.6mm, Weight: 0.92gms.
Created on: Friday 8th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Middle Rasen', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-0CA383
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Alloy, probably painted. Possible Mount. Cast figurine representing a standing bird of prey on a sub-rectangular base with curved ends, of thickness 3.3mm; the head has a flat top with a beak short curved beak, feathers are suggested by moulded low relief on the folded wings, and the feet or claws are represented by a subdivided crescentic curve. The back of the figurine is flat, and at right angles to the base, and both these flat surfaces reveal grey coloured metal; the surface is otherwise a patinated brown showing from under a coat of black paint. The unpatinated conditio…
Created on: Thursday 7th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Middle Rasen', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-0A8A23
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver or White Metal Spoon. Spoon with leaf-shaped bowl and a thin stem which joins the underside of the bowl at its flat expanded end. The bowl has been hammered with its edges bent upright, probably for pouring powder or granules into a bottle. Stem now bent backwards. Suggested date: Modern, 1900-1950. Length (as found): 46.6mm, Width: 15.1mm, Thickness (bowl): 0.6mm, Weight: 6.82gms.
Created on: Thursday 7th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Market Rasen', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-09B5C0
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy with enamel Mount. Cast oval plate, shaped to fit a curved surface, with a pair of fixing holes of diameter 3.1mm which were secured by bolts or rivets with heads circa 6mm wide. A cast design of a ragged saltire retains scraps of thick dark blue enamel on its cross arms, white enamel immediately adjacent to the arms, and with pale blue enamel apparently filling much of the field between the arms. The object may have been attached to machinery. Cursory survey has not identified an institutional user for this combination of colours, though a Scottish association is poss…
Created on: Thursday 7th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wickenby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-088863
Object type: ANKLET
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Ankle Ring or Armlet. Cast oval section Armlet of oval or vesica form with a sharply curved profile. It bears moulded low relief decoration only on that side within the curve. This comprises triple bands of tiny lozenges flanking more heavily billeted ribs, these being situated at four equidistant positions: at either end and at opposed points half way between them. Between the ribs, further decoration comprises eight groups of long triangles set in threes, with a large pellet in the base each triangle and a similar pellet at its apex. These run along the decorated sid…
Created on: Thursday 7th June 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 11th July 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wickenby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-0884A4
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy troy weight of modern date. The main body of the weight is cylindrical with sharply turned edges and a narrow handle projecting centrally from the top face. The handle is tapers towards the middle and flares outwards again to form the wider circular terminal. The metal has a mid greenish-brown colour and is worn. The weight is 31.8mm tall, 19.5mm in diameter at the body, 10.2mm in diameter at the handle and weighs 47.5g. The English troy bullion system was used from 1526 with greater standardisation from 1588 onwards. Cylindrical troy weights such as thi…
Created on: Thursday 7th June 2012
Last updated: Monday 18th June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wawne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-080577
Object type: TOBACCO PIPE
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pipeclay Tobacco Pipe fragment. Base of a bowl with small spur (lost - scar only) and fluted sides. A tobacco leaf motif ascends the front of the bowl. Stem bore: 1.9mm. A comparable decorative scheme is illustrated by Oswald (1975, BAR [Brit Ser] 14, plate VI no. 11). Suggested date: Modern, 1810-1850. Height: 19mm, Thickness (bowl): 3.1mm, Weight: 2.81gms.
Created on: Thursday 7th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-07FB14
Object type: METAL WORKING DEBRIS
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Possible Metal Working Debris. Fragment of a partly-melted plate or panel; possibly associated with glazing, as a stepped edge may represent a gutter for glazing. Partly melted, so either recycled or from a bonfire. The unpatinated state of the metal indicates a recent date. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1950. Length: 36.6mm, Thickness: 6.6mm, Weight: 16.58gms
Created on: Thursday 7th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-07F233
Object type: DOLL
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Probably Ceramic Possible Doll fragment. Moulded ceramic fragment, probably from the head of a doll. Suggested date: Modern, 1850-1950. Length: 30.4mm, Thickness: 3mm, Weight: 4.96gms.
Created on: Thursday 7th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
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Record ID: YORYM-07EF31
Object type: WATCH
Broad period: MODERN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy clock or watch winder of modern date. The winder is formed from a single cast piece of metal with a large, square sectioned circular handle and square sectioned stem which terminates in a worn break. The metal has a light reddish-brown patina and survives in good condition. The winder is 36.4mm long, 23.1mm in diameter, 2.8mm wide, 2.5mm thick and weighs 4.2g.
Created on: Thursday 7th June 2012
Last updated: Monday 18th June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wawne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-07DCB0
Object type: DOOR FITTING
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy with black paint traces Probable escutcheon or keyhole fitting. Cast sub-rectangular plate, tapered slightly and bent at its narrower end. A stamped legend under a crown reads: VR / IMPROVED / LOCK Suggested date: Modern, 1840-1900. Length: 25.9mm, Width: 17.1mm, Thickness: 1.4mm, Weight: 3.37gms.
Created on: Thursday 7th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-07D144
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy with gilding Button. Cast flat discoid button with drawn wire loop attached to the back; an inner circle and gilding remain on the back. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Diameter: 24.2mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 1.5mm, Weight: 5.29gms.
Created on: Thursday 7th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-F6AC40
Object type: POKER
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Possible Fireside Implement Handle. Cast openwork object comprising a loop at either end with a stem uniting them. The larger loop is subdivided and reinforced by a thin rod springing from a flower bud, and bears a collared socket of internal diameter 4.7mm; the smaller loop is open, perhaps serving for suspension of the object, and has a flat-ended collared terminal at the equivalent position. Loops and stem are alike decorated with vegetal swags, florets and billeted borders. The object is now bent so as to bring the loops to a roughly side-by-side position. Suggeste…
Created on: Wednesday 6th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-F69DF4
Object type: FIRE FENDER
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Alloy with black paint or polish Hearth Fitting. Cast terminal with a screw threaded socket of diameter 3.3mm. The object is modelled three dimensionally after rectilinear Classical architectural forms, with a basal collar, an expanded surface with vertical leaf ornament capped by an entablature. Above this, the object is narrowed with an angled surface decorated by billeted ornament, a bordered band of pellet or ovulo decoration, and a flat top. Thick black material may be either paint, enamel or stove blacking; the object has a patinated surface where this coating has spal…
Created on: Wednesday 6th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-F69286
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy and glass amethyst stone, possibly gilded Brooch. Cast sub-rectangular back plate with a square frame overlaid; the corners of the latter project from the centre of each side of the back plate. A round boss of diameter 3.3mm is set at each angle of each of the two intersecting squares. A separate beaded setting retains a purple coloured translucent stone, probably of plano-convex form; the convex surface was apparently decorated with radial lines, though the stone is now shattered. Traces of gilding remain on the display face. The end of a hinged pin fastening remains …
Created on: Wednesday 6th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-F66A73
Object type: BOWL
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Alloy Bowl fragments. Thirteen scraps from the body of a small cast bowl, including two attached feet and a fragment of a third, now detached. The outer surface bears a complex Neo-Classical design incorporating birds, flowers and cherub-like figures framed by floral or vegetal swags; the escutcheons for the feet are likewise decorated with florets and leaf motifs. The lower side of the bowl was apparently plain. Patinated or corroded within, the decorated outer face is unpatinated. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Length of largest fragment: 47mm, Thickness (wall of bowl)…
Created on: Wednesday 6th June 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 6th June 2012
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Record ID: NLM-F660E6
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Mount. Cast openwork plate with stamped decoration comprising an ovulo border and floral or vegetal scrolls; a patch of solder and a spot of possible brazing on the back suggest this was fixed to another object. A U-shaped clip bent at right angles on the back may have assisted this fastening. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Height: 37.3mm, Width: 57.6mm, Thickness: 0.8mm, Weight: 7.18gms.
Created on: Wednesday 6th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-F282F3
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Two Button fragments. Pair of cast flat discs from the fronts of composite buttons, of diameter 17.2mm and 14.0mm; the larger retains traces of a rim and gliding, and both show a scar on the back where a separate loop has been lost. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Combined Weight: 3.73gms.
Created on: Wednesday 6th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-F265E5
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Hem Weight. Cast flat discoid weight fragment with paired stitching holes drilled from both sides, of diameter 2.6mm. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Diameter: 26.3mm, Thickness: 3.1mm, Weight: 12.78gms.
Created on: Wednesday 6th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-F24A97
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
White metal and copper alloy Three Button fragments. A flat discoid button with a boss on the back, of diameter 18.5mm, and retaining a drawn wire loop; a concavo-convex back from a composite button, of diameter 24.3mm with the stub of wire loop; and a composite plano-convex button of diameter 20.6mm with a front decorated by a floral spray on a finely lined ground, the latter retaining traces of gilding; there are indistinct traces of a maker's legend on the back, and a wire loop. Suggested date: Modern, 1850-1950. Combined Weight: 12.18gms
Created on: Wednesday 6th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-F237D7
Object type: TALLY
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Tally. Cast disc with stamped letter L in centre of one side. These counters were used during harvest or other agricultural piece work, to enable calculation of wages for day workers. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Diameter: 24.7mm, Thickness: 1.2mm, Weight: 3.61gms.
Created on: Wednesday 6th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-F219A6
Object type: BELL
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy, possibly tinned Bell fragment. Cast shard from a hemispherical bell of estimated diameter 60mm, with a stepped edge to its mouth, a feature which might enable this to join with another hemisphere. The surface appears grey as if tinned, though it is possible that this is merely the result of the use of a tin rich alloy appropriate to bell making. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Height: 27.7mm, Thickness: 2mm, Weight: 7.95gms.
Created on: Wednesday 6th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
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Record ID: LANCUM-767853
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Large cast copper-alloy sub-rectangular Georgian shoe buckle dating from the early modern period, that is the 18th century. The buckle is complete except for the spindle and pin which are missing. The buckle frame is decorated with two moulded roundels on each of the short sides and two loops on either side of a roundel at top and bottom. The obverse of the frame is decorated with moulded dot and there remains some tinning in the gaps between the dots.
Created on: Thursday 31st May 2012
Last updated: Thursday 31st May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Natland', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BERK-5EDFA5
Object type: BELL
Broad period: MODERN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy (bell metal) bell, retaining its copper alloy clapper and chain. The bell is open-ended, with the rim flaring outwards slightly and being decorated with a single line around this rim; the upper portion of the bell tapers and has a roughly flat top, from which protrudes a tall rounded top loop for suspension. There are file marks evident on this loop but there is no other marking or decoration on the bell. This style of bell was used to adorn horse harnesses and cart trappings and dates from the 19th to early 20th century.
Created on: Wednesday 30th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 30th May 2012
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Record ID: NLM-5D13A6
Object type: LOCKET
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Alloy Locket. Cast oval back plate with separate rim, possibly a border or wreath, considered likely to be for a miniature portrait. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Length: 15.3mm, Width: 13.8mm, Thickness (overall): 2.9mm, Weight: 1.60gms.
Created on: Wednesday 30th May 2012
Last updated: Friday 4th January 2013
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Record ID: SF-4EDFA6
Object type: CANNON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy toy cannon of Post-Medieval date. It has a cylindrical barrel that tapers towards an open end that is now incomplete due to old breaks. At the centre is a raised band from which extend integrally cast trunnions to attach the cannon to a carriage. It has a small circular touch hole at the closed end positioned between two circumferential bands, and the closed end itself is dome shaped in form with a projecting central knop. The barrel measures 39.39mm in length, 8.50mm in maximum diameter, 18.38mm in width at trunnions, and weighs 6.90g. Toy cannons such…
Created on: Tuesday 29th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 29th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Aldeburgh', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-4ED5A3
Object type: PLANE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Aluminium Aircraft Debris. A curved fitting possibly from the undercarriage hydraulic system, and circa 20 fragments of melted aluminium. The only recognisable fragment is itself partly melted. These are thought to be parts of a Lancaster bomber (serial no. PB476) of 12 Squadron which crashed at 29 minutes past midnight on the morning of March 4 1945. This element is part of the starboard undercarriage strut; an identification kindly suggested by Susan Bootland and confirmed by members of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. The plane, returning to RAF Wickenby, was the first …
Created on: Tuesday 29th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 29th June 2016
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Record ID: NLM-4E89B1
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Probable Cufflink fragment. Pressed metal oval plate with border. A bust laureate appears on one side, which led to an initial identification as a Roman coin. It is probably more likely to be a Modern dress accessory in Classical style. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Cliff Reeves kindly examined this object. Length: 18.7mm, Width: 15.8mm, Thickness: 1.2mm, Weight: 1.45gms.
Created on: Tuesday 29th May 2012
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
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Record ID: CAM-4E0CD3
Object type: RING
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy ring of uncertain purpose. This ring might be a finger-ring or alternatively a decorative ferrule from an umbrella, walking stick or riding crop. This artefact is of late 18th to 20th century in date. Weight is 1.69g, diameter is 20.38mm, width of band is 3.52mm and thickness of band is 1.39mm. The band is circular in plan and has a 'D' shaped cross-section. The soldered join in the band is well formed and can only be seen if the artefact is being looked at carefully. The convex upper surface of the band is decorated with slight incised lines that form a design sugges…
Created on: Tuesday 29th May 2012
Last updated: Thursday 14th February 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stapleford Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-4DEA51
Object type: TOY
Broad period: MODERN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Modern lead-alloy toy gun (c. 1850-c. 1920 AD). The stock survives and is sub-triangular in plan, pointed-oval in cross-section and has an open-ended butt. Both sides are similarly decorated with raised scrolling flowers and 'cross-hatching'. Toy guns were popular from the late 17th century and this example probably dates c. 1850-c. 1920. This object is largely coated with a buff patina. There is a break at the larger end. 35.29 x 16.42 x 8.72mm. Weight: 12.06g. A similar object has been recorded on The Portable Antiquities Scheme database. See find: BERK-9FA2F0.
Created on: Tuesday 29th May 2012
Last updated: Thursday 31st May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-4D9B44
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy and ?plaster Unknown. A disc of hard white cemented material with two concentric bands of copper alloy binding; the outer band, which is of 0.5mm thickness, has begun to unwind. The hard white material within has been investigated with a pencil point. Suggested date: Modern, 1900-1950. Diameter: 12.6mm, Thickness: 5.3mm, Weight: 2.52gms.
Created on: Tuesday 29th May 2012
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-4D8A53
Object type: LOCKET
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy with gilding Locket. Pressed metal oval back plate with five surviving bosses projecting from its edge, with an attached pressed plate, decorated with, from its outer order: a billeted edge, a granulated ring, and a central raised oval panel with the stamped image of a swallow. Gilding is retained between the billeted ornaments and around the granulations. A paur of holes of diameter 1.6mm in the back-plate may be intended to facilitate either opening or suspension.Suggested date: Modern, 1850-1900. Length: 21.9mm, Width: 18.1mm, Thickness: 3.5mm, Weight: 2.07gms.
Created on: Tuesday 29th May 2012
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-4D6BB2
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Bale Seal. Cast pair of discs of thickness 1mm linked by a sprue, clenched together with a lug passing through an aperture in the smaller disc. The stamped legend 18 / 3 5 appears on the larger disc. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1840. Diameter: 22.5mm, Thickness (overall): 3.6mm, Weight: 7.21gms.
Created on: Tuesday 29th May 2012
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-4D5F36
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Weight. Cast discoid weight, one of a nesting set with raised rim. A stamped legend reads: ΒΌ OZ. The base is dimpled. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Diameter: 18.3mm, Thickness: 4.7mm, Weight: 6.49gms.
Created on: Tuesday 29th May 2012
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: LEIC-4CA277
Object type: MEDALLION
Broad period: MODERN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
White metal (silver) silver jubilee (1935) medal of George V and queen Mary. Issued by the city of Leicester. Obverse: Heads of king and queen facing left, date 1910-1935. Incription: GEORGE V, MARY. Reverse: Lions and shield. Inscription: SILVER JUBILEE 6TH MAY 1935, ALD. E. CRIMSLEY J. P. LORD MAYOR, CITY OF LEICESTER.
Created on: Tuesday 29th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 11th September 2012
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Record ID: NLM-4C9674
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Coin. Halfpenny, probably of Victoria (1837-1901). Obverse description: Bust coiffed with bun left. Reverse description: Britannia seated left. Diameter: 27.6mm, Weight: 7.89gms, die axis: 6
Created on: Tuesday 29th May 2012
Last updated: Friday 4th January 2013
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Record ID: KENT-4A5748
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Georgian, mid 18th Century, 18 shilling coin weight. Front side displays a small 's' and '18' underneath. Reverse has '8' and a hole through the centre of the weight. Corroded to a mid green. Diameter 18.90mm Thickness 2.96mm Weight 6.44g
Created on: Tuesday 29th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 26th June 2012
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Record ID: LANCUM-49E287
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early modern cast cuff links dating from the 18th century. Comprised of two octagonal discs joined by an oval loop. Both discs have a concave reverse, with a central projecting loop. The upper surface of each disc is incised with the initial R I, seperated by a tar: R*I. There is no further decoration round the letters and no stamp or hall mark in the inside of the octagonal discs.
Created on: Tuesday 29th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 27th January 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ravenglass', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-48E022
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Alloy Possible Knife Handle fragment. Cast rectangular plano-convex object, lightly dished on its back. The display face bears closely-spaced cross-hatched lines with a smooth terminal from which a subdivided triangular motif extends into the hatched field. A rivet hole of diameter 2mm appears off-centre here. Broken at the other end and abraded along the edges, and lightly bowed along its length. The hatching presumably afforded grip. As the hollow on the reverse does not continue all the way along the object, it seems it is near complete, perhaps missing a terminal. This fea…
Created on: Tuesday 29th May 2012
Last updated: Friday 4th January 2013
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Record ID: LANCUM-34EED8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver shilling of Charles II dating from the early modern period, that is c. AD1683-84. 4th bust. Spink: 3381.
Created on: Monday 28th May 2012
Last updated: Friday 22nd June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Crosscanonby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-F6F490
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Modern Indian Princely State copper-alloy 1-paisa of Madho Singh (1880-1922 AD) of Jaipur Amber, Sawai Jaipur mint.
Created on: Friday 25th May 2012
Last updated: Monday 28th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-E49663
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Mother of Pearl Button. A tiny flat discoid button with four stitch holes of diameter 1mm is probably lathe made, and might help secure a larger button. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Diameter: 7mm, Thickness: 1.2mm, Weight: 0.07gms.
Created on: Thursday 24th May 2012
Last updated: Friday 4th January 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Roxby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-E3C783
Object type: POT
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pottery Rim sherd, perhaps from dish or lid. A hard white fabric with white tin glaze overall bears a green stripe along its edge, and the edge of a blue and white transfer printed design featuring water on its flat base or top. A letter, possibly Q, is embossed on the outer surface. Suggested date: Modern, 1850-1900. Wallace Collyer of the North Lincolnshire Pottery Research Group kindly identified this sherd. Weight: 46.12gms.
Created on: Thursday 24th May 2012
Last updated: Friday 4th January 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Roxby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CORN-E34863
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead trade weight with '1/4 Ib' in reverse at the centre and a stamp of a letter above, within two concentric rings, beyond which is a legend of letters, the maker's name or the company name, within a circular border, which are too worn to be made out, and in reverse, but perhaps 'Q R' in one section and 'O L V' in another. The weight of the object is 65.26 g which equates to 2.3 ounces. These weights were made by using a good bronze or iron weight (with a rim) as a mould, into which molten lead was poured. They generally date from the 19th century, when the lead weights so pro…
Created on: Thursday 24th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 26th June 2012
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Record ID: CORN-E2A968
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy trade weight from a stacking set, circular in plan with angled sides and a wide raised rim on the top. The recessed area within this raised border has a central incised circle surrounding a crown over the letters TRURO, which is a provincial mark that has been stamped over an earlier stamp, at about 9 o'clock, of a ewer, used in London until 1826 (Bailey, 2000, 42). Below the central stamp, at about 6 o'clock, is a square shield on its side with the sword of St Paul in the top left quarter. This was introduced in 1826 when new 'Imperial Standards' came into force (Ba…
Created on: Thursday 24th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 29th May 2012
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Record ID: SOM-CAC781
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Modern copper alloy trade weight from a stacking set. The weight is circular with a wide raised rim on the top. The top has two concentric incised circles within the rim and stamped initials. The sides are angled and the back flat. The weight is stamped with a crowned GR at 6 o'clock, the crown is weakly stamped or worn, and a crowned V at right angles to this at 12 o'clock. It is 20.3mm in diameter and 3.5mm thick; it weighs 5.61 grams, 0.215 oz. It was probably originally a quarter of an ounce with some weight lost to corrosion. Biggs (1992:54) suggests the crowned GR stamp was …
Created on: Wednesday 23rd May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'St Cuthbert Out CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-B91875
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy round double sided Charles I (1625-1649) coin weight. The front of this coin weight has an angel and the inscription 'IR MAG BRIT' surrounding it; the back of the weight has a crown above an 'XI' and 'S' below. A dark brown/mid green colour. Thickness 2.36mm, Diameter 17.02mm, Weight 4.26g (cf Withers 'Lions Ships and Angels' p22)
Created on: Tuesday 22nd May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 26th June 2012
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Record ID: CORN-B79267
Object type: WHISTLE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete cast tin alloy hawking whistle, cylindrical in profile and circular in section, with two raised ribs which run around the circumference of the barrel of the whistle, on either side of the semi-circular sounding hole, which has since broken to form a larger aperture. The upper end of the whistle tapers towards the neck and then expands into a spherical suspension loop that has a drilled circular hole which would have taken the lanyard or cord to suspend the whistle. At the opposite end, the mouthpiece of the whistle is also broken so that it is open and the 'baffle' is loose…
Created on: Tuesday 22nd May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 11th March 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-A481F5
Object type: WHISTLE
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast lead whistle of modern date. The whistle is a hollow cone with open apex and a sub-triangular section removed to act as the sound hole. A casting seem is present along the two sides of the whistle and it is moulded with a design consisting of two ovate elements, giving the appearance of eyes. To either side of the "eyes" are two semi-circular designs which is repeated in retrograde on the bottom just in front of the sound hole. The metal has a mid greyish white colour and is worn. The whistle is 15.8mm long, 13.9mm wide, 7.8mm thick and weighs 2.9g. Similar exampl…
Created on: Monday 21st May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 29th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bilbrough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: ESS-4C0457
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MODERN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Modern white-metal wire finger ring. The hoop is formed of two narrow strips of wire, which are twisted together into three knots on the bezel, a larger complex knot in the centre flanked by two smaller ones. The wire has a square cross-section. This ring was examined by the British Museum to decide whether it should be reported as Treasure. Barry Ager commented that the square section of the wire suggests probable machine manufacture; Judy Rudoe commented that it was likely to be not earlier than the 19th century. In addition, the ring is similar to KENT-697734 (2013T52), which w…
Created on: Thursday 17th May 2012
Last updated: Thursday 6th February 2014
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Record ID: PUBLIC-3C1146
Object type: CURRENCY BAR
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Very worn half cast copper alloy object, probably one half of an African manilla dating to the 19th century.
Created on: Wednesday 16th May 2012
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Penrith', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-26BD08
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead alloy seal, probably a cloth seal, probably dating from 1821. It consists of two circular discs of lead connected by a narrow strip that is folded so that the discs are pressed together. One disc has a hole in the centre through which is passed an integral rivet from the other disc. This is then squashed flat when the seal is stamped. On one disc are letters in three lines reading (?)/NE(L)/EL (the first letter being either an I or a T). On the other side is a quartered crowned shield, the quarters blank, flanked by the numbers 2 / 1 and surrounded by lettering which reads AME(…
Created on: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Last updated: Monday 11th June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Horncastle', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CORN-BDB3C4
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper penny token issued by John Williams III (1753-1841) of Scorrier House, Redruth which was bought by him in 1778 when he was running Scorrier Mine. The obverse of the coin depicts a pumping engine house, with brickwork on the chimney, and a winding machine with the inscription PAYABLE AT SCORRIER HOUSE upon a ribbon above the scene, and below it in four lines in exergue ONE POUND FOR 240 TOKENS IN 1812. The reverse depicts the Prince of Wales plume of three feathers with the motto ICH / DIEN on scrolls on either side, surrounded by a garter with the inscription CORNISH PENNY.…
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2012
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Record ID: HESH-BAA662
Object type: CLASP
Broad period: MODERN
County: Wrexham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cut sheet copper alloy shoe or clog clasp (male fitting), which would have been used with a similar hasp (female fitting) to secure a wooden shoe (overshoe) to the foot. The clasp is rectangular with a small incomplete sub-rectangular projection (hook) on one edge and an irregular lozenge shaped projection at the other. The small hook is abraded and incomplete; at the opposite end, the projection is broadly shaped like an anchor and was used to secure the clasp to the fabric. The surface of the hasp has worn away so that it is difficult to make out any decoration. The remains of a ser…
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wrexham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-BA7461
Object type: TAP
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy barrel tap of late post-medieval to modern date. The barrel tap has a circular sectioned spigot which tapers towards the end for fitting into the barrel. The end is capped by a circular element with four perforations. Four rows of five holes are present at the open end followed by an area of fine longitudinal striations at the wider end. From the striations the tap expands into two opposing threaded trunnions preceding the spout. The spout is also circular in section and curves downwards to allow the flow of liquid. A rectangular sectioned projection exten…
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Beadlam', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-A7F891
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MODERN
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver brooch of probable modern date. Approximately 305 of the brooch has been broken away by an old break. It is broadly circular in plan with five lugs emerging from the edge. There is molded decoration on the front surface of the brooch in the form of a central knot surrounded by a ring of smaller knots. A broken hinge can be seen on the undecorated reverse. The decorative style and form of the hinge suggest a modern date, probably c.1800-1900.
Created on: Wednesday 9th May 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Margate', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GAT-A475B6
Object type: LOCKET
Broad period: MODERN
County: Isle of Anglesey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Oval, pressed sheet metal, locket front plate, probably 9 carat gold. It has a raised rim with a scalloped internal edge surrounding a central raised trefoil cross motif. There are occasional small stones possibly garnets arranged along the arms of the cross and circular depressions where other stones were originally seated. There are 5 stones surviving of an original 11. On the reverse, small holes can be seen piercing the metal 5 of which contain the protruding base of the stones set in the front of the plate. On the reverse, the area of the cross is covered in an irregular thin la…
Created on: Wednesday 9th May 2012
Last updated: Monday 26th October 2015
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Record ID: PUBLIC-97C8D7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A William III sixpence dated 1696 minted in Chester and possibly altered to make a love token as it appears 'S' shaped. Spink 3522
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'East Farleigh', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-925975
Object type: FERRULE
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Ferrule. Pressed metal band, with flat borders and slightly concavo-convex central field. Probably from a walking stick or cane. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Internal diameter: 21mm, Band Width: 8.3mm, Thickness: 1mm, Weight: 3.61gms.
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2012
Last updated: Friday 4th January 2013
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Record ID: CORN-80F942
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pressed and stamped three-part hollow domed gilt copper alloy button with separate soldered attachment loop, embossed with the Royal coat of arms, consisting of a crowned garter with a lion to the left and unicorn to the right, with the legend HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE (the French phrase meaning: "Shamed be he who thinks evil of it") within the Royal Garter. From these details and the size of the button, it appears to be a General Service cap button, which were introduced in 1871 and in use until 1924 when a variety of regimental buttons were re-introduced (Meredith & Cuddeford, 1997,…
Created on: Monday 7th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 9th May 2012
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Record ID: CORN-80CB46
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pressed and stamped three-part hollow domed gilt copper alloy naval button with separate soldered attachment loop, embossed with the crown of George III to William IV c.1760-1837 (Meredith & Cuddeford, 1997, 42) over a the 'foul' anchor, where the anchor is entangled with a cable, within linear and ropework borders, and on a background of parallel transverse incised lines. The back of the button is too corroded and encrusted to make out the back mark and only the base of the attachment loop remains. In 1774 a foul anchor surrounded by rope edging took the place of the rose and in 17…
Created on: Monday 7th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 9th May 2012
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Record ID: CORN-806C16
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pressed and stamped three-part hollow domed copper alloy button with separate soldered attachment loop at the back. The front of the button depicts, in relief, the Prince of Wales plume of three feathers within a coronet with the motto ICH / DIEN in a scroll on either side. The three feathers and the motto "lch Dien", German for "I Serve", go back to Edward (1330-1376), the eldest son of Edward III. He was known as the 'Black Prince' because he had his suit of armour painted black, a very unusual thing at the time. He later became the Prince of Wales and the three feathers and coronet…
Created on: Monday 7th May 2012
Last updated: Friday 11th May 2012
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Record ID: CORN-7F87B1
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy hollow-domed, die-cut, two-piece button with a soldered circular attachment loop at the back. The front of the button depicts the 'Ordnance' shield (Ivall & Thomas, 1974, p.42) with three artillery guns, one above the other, surmounted by a band with three bezants in a row, alternating with piles of shot. The surface of the button is very worn and corroded and would have originally been plated but no evidence of that now survives. The button is probably stamped with the words 'PORTREATH ARTILLERY VOLUNTEERS' from left to right on either side and above the shield, but…
Created on: Monday 7th May 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th May 2012
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: LIN-3C7307
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A modern copper alloy finger ring. The hoop is flat and has a rectangular cross-section. The word "MIZPAH" is written around the outter face. Each letter is placed inside an ornamental frame. The last frame is empty. Similar to: PAS, find number: NARC-E8A594.
Created on: Friday 4th May 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Sleaford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-28F363
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Modern cast copper-alloy military button of the Hampshire Fencible Cavalry (c. 1794-1801). This silver plated button is circular in plan, convex at the front and concave at the rear. At the front it has a raised rim. Within the rim a raised design consists of circular frond with regularly spaced leaves. It has enclosed serifed capital letters: H F/L D. The rear face has a maker's mark in serifed capital letters: .FIRMIN & WESTALL.STRAND. At the centre of the rear face there is a stub of the missing loop. Diameter: 17.44mm; thickness: 4.34mm. Weight: 2.57g. The i…
Created on: Thursday 3rd May 2012
Last updated: Saturday 19th December 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-28A024
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Modern cast base-metal military button with a white-metal coating. A button of the Isle of Wight Artillery and Infantry Volunteer Corps. The button is circular, convex at the front and concave at the rear. At the front it has a raised design consisting of a medieval drum tower with I*W*V in serifed capitals below (Isle of Wight Volunteers). It has a six-pointed star at each side of the letter W. At the rear there is a stub of the missing loop. Diameter: 20.47mm; thickness: 2.76mm. Weight: 3.39g. Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wight_rifles#The_Isle_of_Wight_Rifle…
Created on: Thursday 3rd May 2012
Last updated: Thursday 22nd October 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CORN-27F352
Object type: BULLET
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead bullet with hollow core, cylindrical in shape and sub-circular in section, with three incised parallel lines around its circumference at the mid point. The bullet has been bent and flattened through use, from the impact it received when hitting a hard surface, once it had been fired. The diameter of the bullet has been distorted by the impact and when perfectly round, would probably have been about 16 mm. From the diamater and weight of this bullet, it appears to be a 0.625 (16 mm) bullet from an English Baker rifle type, originally the Pattern 1800 Infantry Rifle, but refer…
Created on: Thursday 3rd May 2012
Last updated: Saturday 5th May 2012
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Record ID: NLM-133DB1
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
White Metal and Copper alloy Three flat discoid buttons (a-c). Button (a) is white metal with a drawn wire loop soldered to the back, diameter 15.5mm; (b) is copper alloy with tinned front, also with wire loop on back, diameter: 22.3mm; (c) is either button front or drawing pin head, diameter: 14.6mm. Suggested date: Modern, 1850-1950. Combined Weight: 7.36gms.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd May 2012
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-11D723
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead alloy Possible Bag seal, of lead ribbon. Cast rectangular strip, folded or crimped together. One side is hatched to provide grip, the other presents a plain bordered field. Lightly patinated. Suggested date: Probably modern, 1800-1900. Length: 24.8mm, Width: 5.9mm, Thickness: 1.8mm, Weight: 2.22gms.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd May 2012
Last updated: Friday 4th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-110521
Object type: PLATE
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Plate. Fragment of cast plate of 1.3mm thickness with three round-section studs projecting. It is speculatively suggested this may be a fragment from a supplementary grip for a shoe sole, working in a similar way to a hobnail. Copper alloy could be used where dust presented the risk of explosion were sparks to be struck from iron shoe fittings, as in powder magazines, but also, in an agricultural context, in grain stores. Alternatively this may be from agricultural machinery. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1900. Length: 16.7mm, Width: 15.9mm, Thickness: 5.2mm, Weight: …
Created on: Wednesday 2nd May 2012
Last updated: Friday 4th January 2013
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Record ID: YORYM-00FAC3
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MODERN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete pressed copper alloy late post-medieval to modern cruciform mount. The mount is in the form of a cross crosslet with a copper alloy rivet through the centre and long circular sectioned shank projecting from the reverse. The metal has a mid brownish-green patina and is worn. The mount is 30.8mm long, 30.5mm wide, 1.5mm thick and weighs 1.4g.
Created on: Tuesday 1st May 2012
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Beverley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-FD2A30
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy 18th century token from Haverhill, Suffolk, dated on the token to 1794 AD. As Dalton and Hamer, 1910: no. 31. Obverse: HAVERHILL MANUFACTORY, A man weaving in a loom. Reverse: PRO BONO PUBLICO 1794, A cypher IF within an oval, a wolf head crest above. The edge of the coin has a legend reading PAYABLE AT IOHN FINCHAMS SUFFOLK
Created on: Tuesday 1st May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 1st May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burrough Green', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-FAFD75
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: MODERN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A curvilinear copper-alloy coat hook or other furniture fitting, with a heron-like bird's head terminal. The attachment end is flared and rectangular with the remnants of an iron spike.Modern, 18th to 19th century. Fragments of such finds have in the past proved hard to identify, and so this example has been included on the database for illustrative purposes. See also SOM-6B52C5, NCL-775DF4, NMS-FA74E3 and NMS-558573.
Created on: Tuesday 1st May 2012
Last updated: Thursday 24th October 2013
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Record ID: HESH-EA7058
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MODERN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete fragment from a cast copper alloy 'fob' seal of modern date probably later 18th or early 19th Century (1740-1850). The seal matrix is composite, being formed from a clear glass intaglio set into a machine pressed body. The metal body is broken and damaged, the upper part including the loop is lost. The lower part comprises an irregular octagonal (rectangular with the corners taken off) setting with scroll like patterns on the upper surface. A single hole is present in the middle. The intaglio is well cut or possibly moulded; the design consists of a couple engaging in a s…
Created on: Monday 30th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 18th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Leintwardine', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-EB2D43
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead or Lead Alloy Token. Chemist's token, as identified by the finder who kindly suggests it may be associated with the supply of chemicals for agricultural or vetinary purposes. A stamped disc bearing legend on one side: a monogram IXL forms a central motif, with bordered circumferential legend: *AYRTON & SAUNDERS*TRADE MARK Other than an impressed line corresponding to that of the outer border of the legend the reverse is blank. The pharmaceutical company of Ayrton and Saunders was established in Liverpool in 1858 and was sold in 1998. Suggested date: Modern, 1900-1960. Diame…
Created on: Monday 30th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-EB2100
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Brooch. Composite hollow brooch of pressed metal elements, comprising: a flat back plate of thickness circa 0.5mm with stub of hinge and pin and pin loop; a rhomboid plate with angular boxes at its four points, 19 knops around its edge, and floral ornament; and a central eight-pointed star with central circular boss, applied over the intermediate element. Suggested date: Modern, 1850-1900. Length: 35.8mm, Height: 27.5mm, Thickness (clear of pin gear): 4.7mm, Weight (possibly with soil trapped within): 6.13gms
Created on: Monday 30th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-EB0113
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver Coin. Sixpence of George III (1760-1820), dated 1816, in fine condition . Obverse description: Bust laureate right. Obverse inscription: GEOR:III D.G.' BRITT.'REX F.D. 1816 Reverse description: Arms of England, Ireland, Scotland and Hanover in crowned shield-shaped cartouche within Garter. Diameter: 19.4mm, Weight: 2.70gms, die axis: 12
Created on: Monday 30th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-EAEE18
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver Coin. Milled Shilling of George III (1760-1820), dated 1817, in very fine condition. Obverse description: Bust laureate right. Obverse inscription; GEOR:III D.G.' BRITT.'REX F.D. 1817 Reverse description: Arms of England, Ireland, Scotland and Hanover in crowned shield-shaped cartouche within Garter. Diameter: 23.6mm, Weight: 5.49gms, die axis: 12
Created on: Monday 30th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-EAB857
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
White Metal and copper alloy Brooch. Pressed metal of thickness circa 0.5mm, the front from a hollow composite discoid uniform button. An oval loop of copper alloy has been inserted in the back, and is flanked by the stubs of an attached hinged pin and a loop to receive its pointed end. The design on the front is the Royal Arms, with Lion and Unicorn flanking a crowned garter and shield of Arms with a small lion walking right above the crown. The finder suggests this may be silver, but its light weight may suggest some other white metal. The object was perhaps adapted for a British…
Created on: Monday 30th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
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Record ID: LIN-EAAB65
Object type: AMMUNITION
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Five copper-alloy fragments of what appear to be from the same object, possibly World II ordnance. The 'rim' is rectangular in cross-section with the next extending flush with the interior. The rim is silvered or tinned but otherwise undecorated on the top and exterior. Two pieces of rim survive and these appear to join, but they dot form a circle, unless the current angles are somewhat distorted. The shorter piece of rim is decorated with silvered/tinned horizontal ribs, and a second fragment of neck joins onto the base of this piece. The other piece of rim is decorated with ten or e…
Created on: Monday 30th April 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Sleaford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-E98C13
Object type: RING
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Ring. A large hollow eyelet or related fitting, perhaps from the edge of a tent or tarpaulin, made by the union of two concavo-convex pressed metal rings. Suggested date: Modern, 1850-1950. Diameter: 24.2mm, band width: 5.4mm, Thickness: 4.6mm, Weight: 3.78gms.
Created on: Monday 30th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-E944F7
Object type: OFFCUT
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Offcuts. Three fragments of cast lead sheet, now crumpled, two of thickness 1.2mm and a third of thickness 2.5mm. Submitted together with a scrap of lead melt. All these objects are unpatinated, suggesting a fairly recent date. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1950. Combined Weight: 82.19gms.
Created on: Monday 30th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-E93713
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy and white metal Two Buttons. White metal shirt button of diameter 13.7mm and flat discoid button of diameter 16.1mm, both with four central stitching holes. Suggested date: Modern, 1850-1950. Combined Weight: 1.68gms.
Created on: Monday 30th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-E92A06
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Strap Loop. Pressed metal loop with folded lug and long oval-ended aperture. Suggested date: Modern, 1850-1950. Length: 16.4mm, Height: 36.2mm, Thickness: 1.6mm, Weight: 2.87gms.
Created on: Monday 30th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-E91E67
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Coin. Milled Half Farthing of Victoria (1837-1901), dated 1844. Obverse description: Bust left. Obverse inscription: VICTORIA D G BRITANNIAR[--]EGINA F D Reverse description: Crown over legend: HALF / FARTHING / 1844 Diameter: 17.7mm, Weight: 2.20gms, die axis: 12
Created on: Monday 30th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-E91335
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Harness Buckle. Cast single looped buckle with bevelled frame and offset strap bar, worn at pin rest. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1950. Length: 34.6mm, Height: 34.8mm, Thickness: 4.3mm, Weight: 12.52gms.
Created on: Monday 30th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
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Record ID: YORYM-E90622
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: MODERN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead customs seal of modern date. The seal is roughly circular in plan with a rectangular cross section and is comprised of a single disc of metal which is perforated by a hole running across its diameter. The hole would have been for wire or textile ligatures which were used to secure a bag. The front is decorated with a stamped design of the crowned Dutch shield bearing the rampant lion of Holland with a sword in its right paw. The reverse appears undecorated though is very worn. It is likely that this object was used as an official seal for goods exported from Holl…
Created on: Monday 30th April 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 1st May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Ferriby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-E8F8B6
Object type: METAL WORKING DEBRIS
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Metal Working Debris. Two fragments of lead melt, both congealed on a flat surface. The unpatinated surfaces indicate a recent date. Suggested date: Modern, 1800-1950. Combined Weight: 25.95gms.
Created on: Monday 30th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
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Record ID: NLM-E8CF42
Object type: PENKNIFE
Broad period: MODERN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy and Steel Penknife fragment. Cast copper alloy terminal and two side plates of thickness 0.8mm from a folding penknife; the stubs of two blades and a leaf spring are retained by the terminal. Suggested date: Modern, 1900-1950. Length: 75.5mm, Width: 16.1mm, Thickness: 7.8mm, Weight: 10.98gms.
Created on: Monday 30th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 14th January 2013
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