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Record ID: SF-0C4478
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy Medieval mount, dating to AD 1270-1450. It consists of an oval bar mount with two terminal lobes, which are pierced and house a copper-alloy rivet. The central oval section is convex on the front face, bearing a series of transverse parallel grooves and ridges; its back face is concave and undecorated. Cf Meols (2007, p. 99, pl. 16, nos. 705c-e) and Egan-Pritchard (1991, p. 214, fig. 134, nos. 1160, 1161) Length: 24.66 mm Width: 12.23 mm Thickness: 5.20 mm Weight: 3.03 g
Created on: Tuesday 17th September 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 17th September 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Theberton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-092929
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North East Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy mount fragment. One end from a possibly oval openwork mount with the stubs of a pair of integrally cast fixing pins closely juxtaposed on its back. The finder kindly describes the form as resembling a [bridled] horse head, though this may misrepresent the subject. A pair of creatures with the head of one in the jaws of another might equally be perceived, and those narrow elements of openwork read as items of harness only appear thus because of the loss of further strands. The metal is greyish, perhaps arising from tin in the metal mix, with spots of relict gilding front an…
Created on: Tuesday 17th September 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 17th September 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Waltham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-08C575
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy mount. A straight-sided fragment from a folded strip of U-profile, torn along one side and at its ends. The edge of a round hole of diameter 1.5mm appears at one end; fixing with light pins is suggested by this. The finder kindly suggests this to be from an edging strip from a larger object. Suggested date: Unknown, Roman to Medieval, 43-1500 Length: 35.4mm, Height: 9mm, Thickness: 0.4mm, Weight: 1.37gms
Created on: Tuesday 17th September 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 17th September 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Market Rasen', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-F58706
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
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An incomplete decorated early medieval strap mount, 28.3mm in length, made from copper alloy with a gilded and white metal coated front. The decoration comprises a small central zoomorphic motif with traces of gilding, which measures 12.5mm by 6.6mm and features an S-shaped animal with sinuous intertwined limbs and and rearward facing head which is stylisticaly attributable to Salin Style 2 or a derivative. This is surrounded by a wide border with a silver or tin coated surface which is decorated with three nested borders of annulets. At either end of the plate is an abraded stump of …
Created on: Monday 16th September 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 18th September 2019
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Record ID: PUBLIC-E2705F
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy mount of probable medieval or post medieval date. It is in the form of a scallop shell and measures 16.5mm wide by 12.6mm high, with 5 irregularly spaced radial grooves on the outer face representing the rays of the shell. On the reverse there is the broken stub of a rivet, the head of which is visible on the obverse. The mount is mid green in colour and weighs 2.17g. It is similar to one illustrated as no. 1083 in Egan & Pritchard 'Dress accessories 1150-1450' which is dated to c1400-1450. The item may be incomplete and is conceivably just the terminal of a longer…
Created on: Sunday 15th September 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 17th September 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Catton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-A11FF7
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval copper alloy bar mount with two separate rivets. The mount has a convex, hemispherical cross section with transverse cable decoration. At each end is a knop with a rivet hole and a copper alloy rivet, both of which remain in place. Late 14th century. As Read (2016), p28 number 149-156.
Created on: Thursday 12th September 2019
Last updated: Thursday 12th September 2019
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Record ID: NARC-8FB7DD
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy bar-Mount of Medieval dates (AD 1250-1400) The object is a bar-mount from a belt with a domed central lobe and rectangular terminals. Of the two terminals, one is partially missing due to an old abraded break. The retained terminal is rectangular with a central, bevelled, circular perforation. The central lobe is concave to the reverse and domed to the front, with a large, central, circular perforation. The metal is mid-green in colour with areas of cream corrosion. Length: 28.63mm, Width: 18.37mm, Thickness: 2.59mm, Weight: 4.4g Egan and Pritchard (2002) …
Created on: Wednesday 11th September 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 11th September 2019
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Record ID: YORYM-8CC535
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead mount of Post-Medieval date, c.AD 1600 - 1800. The remaining mount is sub-triangular with a thin rectangular profile. It bears moulded decoration on the front surface comprising a raised ovate knob flanked to the upper end by raised ring and dot style motifs. The remains of a fluted border are present to the remaining curved edge. The reverse is flat and undecorated. The metal has a mid-grey/brown patina and is worn. The object is 25.9mm long, 36.5mm wide, 5.8mm thick and weighs 11.3g.
Created on: Wednesday 11th September 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 11th September 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ebberston and Yeddingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BUC-8B3FF7
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post medieval copper alloy mount, possibly a suspension mount dating to the 17th century AD. Oval central section flanked by two narrowed raised collars. At either end there is a circular projection, with a rounded knop. The reverse is concave, and at one end in the circular projection there is a separate iron rivet. The mount has a mid green patina, and measures 43.5mm in length, 13.3mm in width, 3.8mm in thickness, and weighs 4.18g. A similar mount can be seen in Read 2001, page 42, number 362.
Created on: Wednesday 11th September 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 11th September 2019
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Record ID: NLM-76939B
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy mount. Cast kite-shaped or rhomboid plate with a stepped border, and with two short [2.3mm] integrally cast fixing pins projecting from the back. The front bears white metal plating, and was probably plain though now pitted by corrosion, or perhaps by burning. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1550-1650 Length: 18.1mm, Width: 11.2mm, Thickness (clear of pins): 1.3mm, Weight: 1.27gms
Created on: Tuesday 10th September 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 10th September 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Normanby le Wold', grid reference and parish protected.


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