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    • Broad period: BRONZE AGE
    • Object type: FERRULE

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Record ID: NMS-3E0EEC
Object type: FERRULE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy possible ferrule, bead or ring from the late Bronze Age. The ring was found relatively close to a Bronze Age chisel of Ewart Park/Llyn Fawr date (NMS-523D79) and matches it very closely in colouration and patina. The object is 9.5mm long and annular in cross section with a 17mm outside diameter. One end is flat but the other is curved on its outside edge diameter and slightly lipped internally. The lipping is coincident with a flattened cross section suggesting it has been impacted at these points. With this exception the object has a smooth moulded surface suggesting it …
Created on: Thursday 21st September 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Horncastle', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-A36D91
Object type: FERRULE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An undatable (but possibly Late Bronze Age, c.1000-700 BC) copper alloy possible ferrule from a spear butt or spear terminal. It measures 26.32x(max)10.87mm and weighs 7.21g. Its internal depth is 13.72mm. The object is cone-shaped, its walls c.2.3mm in thickness. The walls are heavily pitted and have two apertures, one 5.3mm long and the other 1.1mm in diameter. They are likely to be the result of a casting fault caused by the metal not properly filling the mould leaving the ferrule possibly unfinished (Kevin Leahy pers.comm. February 2014). It is impossible to determine the original…
Created on: Tuesday 11th February 2014
Last updated: Monday 24th March 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-21A177
Object type: FERRULE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy ferrule of probable Bronze Age date. The object is bi-conical with a wide central perforation running through it. Both faces appear to be decorated. And the edges are worn. Possibly from a staff or similar. The metal has a mid brownish-green patina and is worn. The object is 44.5mm in diameter, 18.3mm thick and weighs 66.8g.
Created on: Tuesday 12th November 2013
Last updated: Monday 2nd December 2013
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Record ID: NMS595
Object type: FERRULE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Incomplete ferrule, surviving length 32mm. Break across body at point where rivet (intact) inserted between two opposing holes. Body from here tapers inwards then suddenly turns outwards to form a 'plateau', a flat circular terminal, diam now c.9mm though edges broken all around. Similar to a larger and complete example in the British Museum from Marston St Lawrence, Northamptonshire which has a slightly concave terminal of c.50mm diam. Weighs 9.11g
Created on: Tuesday 1st April 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'BRADENHAM', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL2212
Object type: FERRULE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Bronze spear ferrule found with preserved wood in the socket.
Created on: Tuesday 6th August 2002
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NARC2585
Object type: FERRULE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Central Bedfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A ferrule which has broken into two pieces. The small piece has a closed copper-alloy end and retains its clay core. The larger part is a tubular shape which tapers slightly from the open end with a central swelling between marginally concave outlines at either end. There are a pair of peg-holes placed almost at the centre of the swelling.
Created on: Friday 19th October 2001
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
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Record ID: LVPL760
Object type: FERRULE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Collars either side of an expanded V-shaped central section. Collars decorated with bands of milling. Hollow.
Created on: Wednesday 25th August 1999
Last updated: Tuesday 21st November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'LANCASHIRE PRIEST HUTTON', grid reference and parish protected.


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