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    • Created after: Sunday 1st January 2012
    • Created before: Tuesday 15th May 2012
    • Object type: MOUNT

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Record ID: YORYM-26AF54
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast lead mount of post-medieval date. The mount is comprised of an undecorated central circular element with a recessed border of incised radiating lines. Roughly one third of the rim remains, with the rest having been lost to old worn breaks, and is decorated with a series of five petalled flowers interspersed with lyre loops topped by four raised pellets. The reverse is undecorated and shows no surviving means of attachment. The metal is a mid brownish-grey colour and is worn. The mount is 46.5mm long, 42.7mm wide, 4.3mm thick and weighs 36.8g.
Created on: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Duffield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DUR-2608E1
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy mount dating to the Medieval period. The mount is in the shape of a fleur de lis, there is one vertical extension and two curved on either side. Below these extensions is a horizontal line with three curved extensions pointing down. On the opposite side is a rivet that would have attached the object to what it was decorating. The metal is green in colour and well preserved. It weighs 5.9g and measures 27.76mm in length, 19.43mm in width and 4.91mm in thickness. See Egan, G. and Pritchard, F. (2002) Dress Accessories, 1150-1450, Museum of London: 200: no. 1084.
Created on: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Doncaster', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-255DE3
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy plate length 36mm, width 20mm, thickness 4mm, weight 6.28g. Lozenge shaped plate with curvilinear decoration applied using stamped dots. There are two rivet holes in opposing corners and on the reverse are two short rectangular tabs. The two opposing corners that do not contain rivet holes have been curved back on them selves, one of which has been truncated. date possibly 16th-17th century.
Created on: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Long Newnton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-24E3D1
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper-alloy mount, length 22mm, width 9.5mm, thickness 14mm, weight 3.25g. Oval mount with a bar at either end. Two curved lugs on the reverse for attachment. Date 16th to 17th Centuries AD.
Created on: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 25th June 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Long Newnton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-241935
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy furniture mount of post-medieval date. The mount is in the form of a stag's head with moulded eyes, nose and ears and antlers projecting from the top of the head. The reverse is concave, with an integrally cast central circular attachment rove. The metal has a mid reddish-brown patina and is worn. The mount is 48.1mm long, 46mm wide, 7.1mm thick and weighs15.7g. Similar examples have been recorded on the Portable Antiquities Scheme database as LVPL-90DF14, SWYOR-33C043 and LVPL-B43CC8.
Created on: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Warthill', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-23FFC5
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper-alloy multifoil mount dating to the Post-Medieval period. The object is circular in plan and D-shaped in cross-section with an undulating edge. The central boss is undecorated and surrounded by a moulded ridge. The undulating edge of the object is decorated with raised moulded ridges. On the rear of the object are the remains of two projecting lugs for attachment. The object has a mid green patina and the remains of gilding can be seen. The object can be dated from the 16th-17th century.
Created on: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Washingborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-2333A6
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post-Medieval cast copper-alloy mount (c. 1500-c. 1700 AD). This mount, when complete, would have been an elongated lozenge-shape. At the front it is flat with bevelled edges and the rear face is slightly concave. At the rear there is an integral spike with its tip missing. It is circular in cross-section. The other spike is missing due to a break. A patina has not survived and it partially covered with light green copper-alloy corrosion products. The breaks are old and there is no trace of any surface treatment. 27.84 x 14.45 x 5.91mm. Weight: 3.37g. Simil…
Created on: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Last updated: Thursday 13th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BERK-177CB8
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy octofoil mount dating to the medieval period. The mount has eight domed lobes extending from the outer circumference of a circular domed body; the lobes are hollow on the back, as is the central boss, from the which extends the remains of a square-sectioned shank for attachment. The rear of the mount is plain and undecorated. Egan and Pritchard (1993:186-194) illustrate a range of copper alloy flower mounts which were used to adorn straps and harnesses or belts. These mounts were in common use by the middle of the 14th century and continued to be popular …
Created on: Monday 14th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2012
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Record ID: BERK-16AE04
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy sexfoil mount dating to the medieval period. The mount has six lobed petals raised around a domed centre. The petals have trilobed terminals and each petal is defined by a narrow incised line. The central raised area contains iron corrosion on both the upper and underneath surfaces; this suggests an iron shank which is now missing. The rear of the mount is plain and undecorated. Egan and Pritchard (1993:186-194) illustrate a range of copper alloy flower mounts which were used to adorn straps and harnesses or belts. These mounts were in common use by the middle o…
Created on: Monday 14th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2012
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: YORYM-1111E4
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete mount of Iron Age date. The mount is circular in plan with a concave reverse and convex front. The front face is decorated with a series of radiating incised lines grouped in threes around the circumference of the mount. The reverse bears the worn remains of a square sectioned attachment shank. While the exact function of this object is uncertain domed circular mounts are a feature of late Iron Age metalwork and appear on a wide range of artefact types such as sword hilts and terret rings. The metal has a light brownish-green patina and is worn. The mount is 24.1mm in…
Created on: Monday 14th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Barkston Ash', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-109833
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper mount of post-medieval date. The mount is in the form of an acorn with a narrow, pointed oval section. The front face is decorated with a raised horizontal line dividing the fruit from the cupola and there is a small knop at the fruit end. From the reverse two integrally cast attachment spike project though one is incomplete. The complete spike is bent over towards the centre of the mount. The metal has a mid reddish-brown patina and is worn. The mount is 20.3mm long, 9.6mm wide, 7.5mm thick and weighs 1.9g. Numerous similar examples have been recorded …
Created on: Monday 14th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Saxton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: FAKL-D17CD6
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: York
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Decorative mount made from pressed sheet copper alloy, In the centre is a raised ring in which is what appears to be a flower. Either side of the ring are sets for five raised bars. While the object is damaged it appears to be more or less complete. Through each of the side elements is a 1.5mm diameter attachment hole. Decorative mounts like this were common in the 14th century.
Created on: Friday 11th May 2012
Last updated: Friday 11th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Fulford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-C1BEC6
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete post medieval mount. The mount is cast in copper alloy, and is elliptical in plan with a wide open centre and two integral pointed lugs. In cross-section the sides of the elipse are a shallow D shape. The mount is reddish brown with extensive patches of green corrosion, and some traces of tinning. Length 20.4mm, Width 11.3mm, Thickness (excluding lug) 1.7mm Weight 1.3g
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 13th June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-BDFCE2
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy vessel mount of probable late Iron Age date. The mount is a pointed ovoid in plan with a concave reverse and is decorated with the features of a human face. The hair is marked by incised lines forming a straight fringe and long sides which continue to form a beard. The eyes appear to be closed, the nose is quite pointed and the lips are downturned giving the appearance of a frown. The top of the head has a worn, sub-rectangular protrusion. The hollow reverse allows room for the lock mechanism which no longer remains. A small perforation is present throu…
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Strensall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-BD8D41
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Apparently complete but worn cast copper alloy decorative plaque, possible belt fitting or mount of Roman date. The plaque (or plate) is sub-rectangular in plan and has a convex section profile from left to right. The back is plain but the front is decorated with the raised image of a boar running right. The boar is lacking detail but the eye, tusk, legs, tail & mane are all defined. The boar is closely framed within a rectangle of running diagonal lines which loosely gives the impression of a twisted rope border. The design and artefact are both very roughly executed with no fine…
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2012
Last updated: Thursday 13th September 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wickenby Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-BABA17
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Early Post-Medieval (1500-1700) copper alloy gilt mount or stud, with much of the gilding missing. The single shank to the reverse is bent to one side. Measures 8.75mm in length (originally c. 21mm) and weighs 3.03g. The head is square or lozengiform in shape (17.65x17.37mm), flat to the reverse (with a slight hollowing at the centre where the shank projects) and with moulded decoration to the front. The decoration is in the form of a raised central pellet, a pellet at each corner and three (smaller) pellets flanking the edges between. The remainder of the area is filled with fou…
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Easterton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-B9FFA5
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy mount of Post-medieval date. It is a flat mount with a central oval flanked with sub-rectangular shapes. Both ends are broken, one end is a broken loop, the other is flat. It measures 45.31mm in length, 18.07mm in width, 2.87mm in thickness and weighs 10.93g.
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nacton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-B90734
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval Mount with three integral lugs. The mount is circular with a dished profile. The upper surface has been decorated with five concentric rings; the sides are also decorated with concentric ridges. The reverse is undecorated and has three integral lugs protruding from the center, these are circular in cross section and terminate in a point. The mount is31.1mm in diameter, 1.6mm thick and weighs 10.80 grams.
Created on: Thursday 10th 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: SF-B8D511
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead-alloy object of uncertain date, possibly a mount or finial from a larger object. It has a lion's face surrounded by a mane which narrows and bends and ends in an old break. This may be due to post-depositional damage or could possibly be a broken hooked tag but there are no attachment facets. The top is flat. It measures 25.40mm in length, 15.48mm in width, 5.77mm in thickness and weighs 7.11g.
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eyke', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-B84843
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Medieval belt mount. The object consists of a square plate with a central circular hole. It has protruding circular corners which almost touch each other. It has traces of surface left and patches of gilding on its surface, but is otherwise plain. The mount is 20mm long and wide. It is 1mm thick and weighs 2.45 grams.
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 16th May 2012
Spatial data recorded.


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