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    • Created after: Sunday 1st January 2012
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Record ID: LVPL-6BF678
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Wrexham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete cast copper alloy disc brooch dating to the Early Anglo-Saxon period. It is circular and flat. On the reverse of the object are the remains of the lug to hold the hinge for the pin and the remains of the catchplate. The front of the object is decorated with ring-and-dot motifs, 12 of which decorate the outside of the front, set in three groups of three alternating with single motifs. Within these is a pair of cast grooves; seven of the outer ring-and-dot motifs have been punched over the outer groove while the remaining five are closer to the edge of the object. An inner r…
Created on: Thursday 12th April 2012
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gresford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-1592F0
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy disc brooch of Anglo-Saxon date. It is missing its pin due to old breaks but is otherwise intact. The brooch has a flat, disc shaped plate, on the back face of which is an integrally cast single rectangular pin lug and an opposing rectangular catchplate with folded outer edge. The pin lug has the remains of a corroded iron pin, most of which is missing due to old breaks. The front face of the brooch has incised and punched decoration consisting of a central dot surrounded by three concentric grooves at the centre of the plate. Expanding from these to the…
Created on: Tuesday 7th February 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 10th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burrough Green', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-E6A683
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy disc brooch, dating from the early part of the Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) period. Just over half of the disc remains, the rest having been lost in antiquity. At the middle of the flat upper surface, there is an incomplete punched ring-and-dot mark, with two concentric grooves around a central perforation. This central mark was originally surrounded by a ring of further such marks, three of which occupy the perimeter of the remaining portion of plate. The damaged hinge, located on the back of the brooch, approximately 5mm down from the top edge, consists of…
Created on: Saturday 12th May 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 10th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Fritwell', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-CE1273
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A damaged and bent fragment from an early-medieval (5th- to 6th-century Anglo-Saxon) cast copper-alloy saucer brooch. The brooch would originally have been circular in plan with an upturned rim. Perhaps a sixth of the original brooch survives, broken before the upturned rim survives. The upper surface of the brooch is divided into concentric decorative zones divided by a raised circle: The inner zone is comprised of a raised radial ridges that travel out to the circular border; there may have been something within. The main decorative zone is comprised of Salin style I zoomorphic decor…
Created on: Tuesday 28th February 2012
Last updated: Monday 8th October 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: IOW-A805A6
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete and slightly damaged post-Medieval cast copper-alloy weight adapted from a spherical animal 'crotal' bell (1600-1800 AD). The sub-rectangular suspension loop at the top is 113.18mm high, 13.92mm wide and 5.42.mm thick and has an inverted 'U'-shaped perforation. The upper and lower hemispheres are divided equally by a horizontal circumferential joining rib. At either side of the suspension loop, about half way down the side of the upper hemisphere, is a sound hole. Two holes in the lower hemisphere are integral with a sound slit. The lower hemisphere is decorated with a sun-b…
Created on: Tuesday 14th February 2012
Last updated: Monday 8th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-DC5636
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete post-Medieval to Modern cast copper-alloy and lead alloy weigh adapted from a spherical animal "crotal" bell (1770-1813 AD). The sub-rectangular suspension loop at the top is 10.33mm high, 15.04mm wide and 3.89.mm thick and has an oval perforation. The upper and lower hemispheres are divided by a prominent horizontal circumferential rib. At either side of the suspension loop, about half way down the side of the upper hemisphere, is a circular sound hole. Two sound holes in the lower hemisphere are integral with a sound "slit". The upper hemisphere is plain and the lower hemi…
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 8th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DUR-7330C3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper alloy brooch dating to the early Anglo Saxon period, almost certainly a small-long brooch. The fragment comprises most of the headplate, but almost all of the edges are broken. Its front is decorated with three ring-and-dot motifs which are placed at the top and at either side, roughly at the base of where knobs would have originally been. Traces of a U-shaped cut-out can be seen at the base on one side (the observer's left), and the straight break next to this is across what would have been the top of the bow. There is also a trace of what may be a double-U cut-…
Created on: Wednesday 7th March 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NMS-561906
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Tinned copper-alloy disc brooch, worn with central perforation within traces of engraved concentric lines and four concentric lines of tiny double crescentic stamps, transversely-set pierced lug containing and within iron corrosion from missing pin, and catch-plate on reverse. Diameter 37mm. Cf. MacGregor and Bolick (1993), 57-62. Dates to late 5th-6th century.
Created on: Tuesday 17th January 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Postwick with Witton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-24EDD6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy disc brooch of Early Anglo-Saxon date. The brooch is formed of a flat, circular plate, part of which has been broken away by an old break, forming a cresent shape, 21.1mm wide. The front surface of the brooch has incised decoration on the front face, alot of which has been worn away. What remains is a small central perforation is surrounded by two concentric circles, which in turn is ringed by shalow punched dots. Outside of this is anothe incised concentric circle. The back face of the brooch is flat and undecorated. The remains of the integrally pin hi…
Created on: Monday 20th February 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Woodensborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-554033
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy penannular brooch of Dickinson's Group G1.7 (Dickinson 1982, 49, Fig. 4. The ring is round sectioned and undecorated with two flattened, lozenge shaped terminals each of which bears an incised ring on one face. The pin is made from a strip of sheet metal, one end of which is wrapped around the ring. It is hog-backed, pushed down into the brooch's ring. There is a slight waist at the point where the pin crosses the ring; this emphasises the end of the pin but could be a result of wear at this point of contact. Outside diameter, 32mm; Ring Section, 4mm diameter; Pin Length, …
Created on: Wednesday 11th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 1st October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bridlington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: ESS-FE42C7
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval cast copper alloy annular buckle. The frame is circular with no decoration. There is some damage to the surface, but the grey-green patina is largely intact. The pin is cast copper alloy, formed of an open loop wrapped around the frame with the stem extending across the frame. There is a small raised collar on the pin. The surface of the pin is largely missing, with only small patches of grey-green patina surviving. The frame is 39.02mm in diameter, 4.82mm wide, 4.58mm thick. The pin is 39.78mm long. The buckle weighs 16.4g.
Created on: Thursday 19th April 2012
Last updated: Monday 1st October 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-5925E2
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Post-Medieval cast lead Mount /Brooch, circa AD1600-AD1850. A circular, slightly convex object which has part of its bottom edge missing. It has a decorated border of a repeated design, comprising two lozenges and a trefoil. In the centre a cross, with a floral design within its angles. A two leaved petalled flower in each of its larger angles, and two branches of a fern like appearance in the lower angle. The cross, leaves, petals, and the base of the trefoil design have all been silvered. On its reverse are two iron corrosion stains, suggesting either fixing points for …
Created on: Thursday 5th January 2012
Last updated: Thursday 27th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'SOUTH CAMBRIDGESHIRE', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: FAKL-96A515
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast copper alloy annular brooch, flattened D-shaped cross-section, decorated with groups of radial lines separated by wider mouldings. Some signs of iron staining and perhaps a fragment of pin constriction survive. Incomplete; about 70% of ring is present. 7th century AD. Compare FAKL-E97F22.
Created on: Wednesday 1st February 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 26th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Kesteven', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: FAKL-E97F22
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fragment of a cast copper alloy annular brooch, decorated with groups of transverse mouldings separated by plain zones. Flattened D-shaped cross-section, tapering from 5.0 x 2.2mm at one end to 3.5 x 1.9mm at the other. Original diameter 40.0mm. This type of annular brooch appears to date from the 7th century. Compare FAKL-96A515, LIN-909046, NLM-53F386, LIN-935CE8, etc.
Created on: Sunday 5th February 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 26th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Leasingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-A1FF85
Object type: SOCKETED AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A fragment of a Late Bronze Age Axe dating from the Ewart Park tradition, circa 1150 BC - 800 BC . The fragment represents part of the socket rim and a small part of the body. It carries a double mouth moulding, with the lower moulding 4.5mm away from the upper moulding and measuring 4.9mm wide. The object measures 24.4mm in length, is 11.6mm wide, with a rim thickness of 3.8mm and a body shell thickness of 1.8mm. It weighs 4.7g. The fragment surface has a dark grey/green patina , and shows no real signs of corrosion. Similar examples may be seen on the Database, BH-EAAFD1, SUR-85A1A1…
Created on: Wednesday 9th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 25th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'SOUTH CAMBRIDGESHIRE', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-74BEF1
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Post-Medieval cast copper-alloy mount, circa 17th century AD. A flat asymmetrical mount with a knop at either end, and openwork designs of a lozenge, and a love-heart in between. On the reverse are two integral lugs for attaching the mount. It is in mint condition with a light green patina. The mount measures 35.4mm in length, is 14.0mm wide, has a thickness of 1.6mm, and weighs 3.0g.
Created on: Friday 6th January 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 25th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'SOUTH CAMBRIDGESHIRE', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-B2D667
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a Post-Medieval cast lead alloy Harness Boss, circa AD1600 -AD1800. The piece represents the remains of a once circular lead casting, which has a surface decoration of vines, leaves, and clusters of fruit. It has a central, slightly raised convex disc 12.1mm in diameter. The reverse side shows the remains of one fixing point. The fragment measures 53mm in length, width 47.5mm, has a thickness of 5.0mm, and weighs 36.2g. The surface design is clear, but the fabric of the piece is fragile/cracked. A similar example can be found on the Database, LVPL-2FB002.
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 25th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'SOUTH CAMBRIDGESHIRE', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-B3D2E3
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete early post-medieval copper-alloy mount dating to the 16th or 17th century. The mount is flat, and on its reverse is missing one of its integral spiked attachment lugs. The surviving spike is bent over. The mount is long, shaped into four rounded or sub-triangular lobes Its surface has been silvered, and the object is in fair condition. It measures 24.1mm in length, is 8.6mm in width, has a thickness of 1.9mm, and weighs 1.9g. For a very similar example, see KENT-84E957.
Created on: Saturday 21st January 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 25th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'SOUTH CAMBRIDGESHIRE', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-3BC242
Object type: DRESS PIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A fragment of a silver Post Medieval dress pin; only one terminal end survives. This terminal has a circular ear scoop at its tip (the end is bent) and then a perforated circular hole with a groove extending from the hole along the centre of the shaft towards the scoop on both faces. Below this is a moulded collar - the sides of the rectangular sectioned shaft are indented above and below the plain collar and there are corresponding grooves across the faces. Next is a decorated area of shaft. It has a curved line across the top with triangular incisions depending from it, and from the …
Created on: Friday 4th May 2012
Last updated: Thursday 20th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Glentham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-BA0E35
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Surface metal analysis conducted at the British Museum indicated an approximate silver content for the brooch of 93%, the rest being copper, gold and lead. The shattered gem was identified by Raman spectroscopy as garnet. The brooch is mercury gilded with traces of niello decoration and weighs 4.28 grams. The brooch is of equal-armed form, consisting of two half-oval plates linked by a short, flat bow, but one of the plates is broken at the end and on one side; length, 31.8mm (surviving); width, 18.9mm. The complete plate has a small terminal knob and a raised frame with a row of smal…
Created on: Monday 27th February 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Salisbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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