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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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