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Record ID: NLM-265C5E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy brooch fragment. Cast tapered flat or strip bow from a bow brooch of uncertain type: possibly Aucissa, Hod Hill or Durotrigan (Mackreth 2012 pls 88-101); at all events, probably of an Early Roman type. The fragment is broadest at the top, where iron staining may suggest it formerly incorporated an iron spring or axis bar. There is a possible constriction below this point, with the bow continuing as a tapered strip with median ridge, the latter possibly textured. The distribution of the Hod Hill in particular is linked to the presence of the early Roman Army, and a tiny scr…
Created on: Thursday 13th December 2018
Last updated: Thursday 13th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Owston Ferry', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-10E879
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy probable brooch fragment. A tiny cast and silvered scrap, probably from the mid-part of a small Hod Hill brooch. The object is sub-triangular, with a horizontal groove or paired ridges across its wider upper part, and with a single ridge across its narrower end. Patches of white metal plating are retained front and back. Fiercely abraded. Suggested date: Early Roman, 43-60 Length: 13.8mm, Width: 12.6mm, Thickness: 2.2mm, Weight: 1.25gms
Created on: Wednesday 12th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Owston Ferry', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-104548
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy brooch fragment. Cast bow of a large early bow brooch, probably a Colchester Derivative, possibly Mackreth Type CD Ha 4, though the loss of the head leaves this question open. A longitudinal ridge flanked by prominent gutters runs down the length of the bow; behind it is the stub of a pierced - with angular holes - catch plate. The gutters give out at or near the foot. Suggested date: Early Roman, 50-75 Length: 55.2mm, Width: 8.8mm, Thickness [at gap in catch plate]: 3.7mm, Weight: 6.04gms
Created on: Wednesday 12th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Owston Ferry', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-101D9D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy brooch. Cast headstud brooch, Mackreth type Headstud 9.a. A tubular case for pin gear [lost] bears horizontal grooves top and bottom, possibly to engage a separate top loop [also lost]. The case is hidden by short wings with a pair of small rhomboids of cobalt blue enamel on the display sides. The wings are clasped by a square section bow with a short low ridge on top. The ridge begins at the upper edge of an oval recess [length 8mm] for a separate stud [lost]. Below the recess, the bow tapers with two or more longitudinal grooves. The stub of the top of a catch plate lie…
Created on: Wednesday 12th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Owston Ferry', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-1010E4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy brooch fragment. Cast bow and fantail brooch, Mackreth type TR 4.1a. A circular mid bow plate has a separate central hemispherical knob which is attached by twin flat lugs which pass through the plate and are splayed against its back. The plate is divided into six cells retaining greyish material, and has a bordering gutter. Below this is a triangular foot divided into three triangular cells with a reserved triangle between them, and with incised grooves running round its border. A folded catch plate remains behind the foot. The foot is now bent forward; the head and pin g
Created on: Wednesday 12th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Owston Ferry', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-0E3675
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
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A Roman copper alloy Colchester type brooch, 60.4mm in length, complete with spring and part of pin. The bow is narrow at 4.8mm wide, with hexagonal cross section, and decorated with short diagonal lines in a form of cable-style decoration between moulded linear borders. The head is sharply angled from the bow and has a retaining hold for the spring chord.
Created on: Wednesday 12th December 2018
Last updated: Thursday 13th December 2018
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Record ID: IOW-01BA36
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete Late Iron Age or early Roman copper-alloy one-piece brooch of 'Nauheim derivative' La Tene III type (c. AD 25-c. 100). About half of the spring, the pin and the catch-plate are missing. The brooch has two coils of a probable bilateral four-coil spring. In plan, the sides of the bow flare out to form shoulders and then taper towards the break. The front of the bow is decorated with two converging grooves which extend from the top of the bow and meet at the break. The rear face is plain. This brooch has a green patina and small areas of corrosion. The break on the spring…
Created on: Tuesday 11th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-FE6550
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Gloucestershire
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Roman copper alloy Wirral brooch that has a semi-circular head plate surmounted by a loop. At the rear of the head plate is a pierced tab on either side that hold the spring support bar between. The spring is made from three curls with an external cord below, the pin is missing. The bow emanates from the front of the head plate this is decorated on the top half with two moulded cells running down to a transverse ridge on the knee. The lower part of the leg is undecorated and terminals in a hemicylindrical foot, the catch plate on the reverse is closed. Date 75-175AD
Created on: Tuesday 11th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th December 2018
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Record ID: GLO-FE463B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Gloucestershire
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Copper alloy Colchester derivative Polden Hill brooch. Lugs on either end of the wings would have held the pin axis bar but this is now missing. The head of the brooch is angular with a rearwards facing hook on top. The front of the bow is decorated with two central recessed lines that run downs its length. The lower part of the bow is truncated resulting in the loss of the catchplate.
Created on: Tuesday 11th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th December 2018
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Record ID: GLO-FE2AC6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Gloucestershire
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An Iron Age copper alloy La Tene I-III brooch fragment dating to c 400BC-AD43. Only the head of the brooch remains and consists of the spring which is cast integrally to the frame and has four curls, one either side with the pin in the middle. The top of the bow has two groves running down its length, but now truncated just below the spring. A complete brooch with similar decoration can be see at GLO-6EFDAC which is a La Tene I brooch dating to 400BC-200BC. However, not enough remains of this example to be certain of the date.
Created on: Tuesday 11th December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th December 2018
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Record ID: NMS-FDE8A6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete, distorted, Roman copper alloy Colchester derivative, rear hook brooch (Mackreth, 2011, type CD RH). Broken rear-hook and damaged C-sectioned wings, both with remains of an oblique groove. Spring and pin missing. D-sectioned bow with vertical rib and flanking flanges, broken triangular catch-plate on reverse. Extant wingspan 22mm. Length (unbent) c. 47mm. AD 43 - 60.
Created on: Tuesday 11th December 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 11th December 2018
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Record ID: NMS-FB31B4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete Roman tinned copper alloy disc brooch of Tutulus type, most of outer flange missing, surviving fragment of flange has the remains of two projecting lugs, one with possible stump of catch-plate flap on the reverse.The conical centre lies within a circular groove and has a small central depression in the flattened apex. The reverse is hollow. Estimated diameter c.24mm (excluding lugs). Thickness/height of disc and cone 6.5mm. See Hattatt fig.206. Late 2nd - 3rd century.
Created on: Tuesday 11th December 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 11th December 2018
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Record ID: KENT-E9C398
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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An incomplete gilt copper-alloy Medieval cloisonné enamel brooch, dating to the late 10th to early 11th centuries AD, of the well attested Saunderton type (more recently Weetch type 20.A). Description: The brooch is roughly circular with 7 projecting rounded knops around the circumferential flange that marks the edge of the backplate. Each knop would have had a blob of enamel or small glass cabochon although only one dark cobalt blue setting relay. The base of each knop is integral to the backplate. The circular body of the brooch is decorated with a cloisonné design formed by strip…
Created on: Monday 10th December 2018
Last updated: Monday 10th December 2018
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Record ID: NMS-A4E605
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Roman copper alloy Colchester Derivative Hinged brooch, complete apart from the lower half of the pin. The wings are plain. There is a median rib on the upper end of the bow where the cross-section is D-shaped. The rest is sub-circular sectioned with a pair of transverse grooves at the foot. A few specks of tin coating remain. Mackreth 2013, CD H 5.h. Wingspan 23.8mm. Length 30mm. c.55 - c.80 AD.
Created on: Friday 7th December 2018
Last updated: Friday 7th December 2018
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Record ID: CORN-95CF15
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cornwall
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Fragment of a cast copper alloy Roman Polden Hill type brooch, which would have had two parts and is now missing its spring mechanism and pin. Between the two wings, at the head of the brooch, are the remains of the loop or hook and the chord that extended from the spring. The front of the wings are intact but form part of the cylindrical crossbar where the spring would have been housed, between the two closed ends which secured the axial rod. The wings are decorated on each side with three raised ribs, that are 1 mm thick, alternating with transverse vertical grooves, that are 2 mm th…
Created on: Thursday 6th December 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 11th December 2018
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Record ID: GLO-8F79CA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
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Circular gold disc brooch that is made from a flat gold disc that has a large dark red glass cabochon mounted in the centre, there is a conchoidal fracture to the side of this cabochon. This is mounted within a high collared setting; this setting is then encircled by a twisted wire at its base. Evenly spaced around the central stone four small rods (2-3mm high) have been riveted into place and them wrapped 3-4 times in twisted wire. Four furthers cabochons are mounted towards the edge of the brooch with each being held within a high collar, one is missing but the remainder consist of t…
Created on: Thursday 6th December 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Nibley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WREX-698182
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Roman plate brooch with enamelled cells dating c. 100-200AD. The brooch is sexfoil in shape and consists of six conjoined tear-drop shaped cells. These cells are joined together at the centre with a single copper alloy pellet. Each cell has a single copper alloy pellet at the wide end. The wide, outer edge, of each cell has a further pellet projection. The cells are filled with alternating coloured enamel - white (pale blue), dark blue (turquoise) and red - two cells of each colour. On the back of the brooch is a pierced projection for the hinge and pin, which is now m…
Created on: Tuesday 4th December 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 4th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Welbourn', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-67FE04
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold brooch. An elongated lentoid plate with reinforcing strips formed by the sharp double folding of its edges behind it, and with a pin seat formed by a vertically set cylinder textured to resemble a spring [pin lost]; at the other end a larger but similarly textured cylinder with an open side is set horizontally to serve as catch plate. The display face of the brooch bears remarkably fine floral decoration of twisted wires of two or three distinct gauges, and clustered pellets of at least two sizes, the largest along the outer edges being of 1.7mm diameter. These ornate elements are…
Created on: Tuesday 4th December 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 4th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Fotherby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-561D0E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete Roman copper alloy plate brooch of Mackreth's Type 3.b1 or 2 dating to the period c. AD 200 - 350. Oval in form, it exhibits a central oval recess for a missing glass or paste intaglio setting surrounded by at least one zone of punched decoration. The edge of the plate is missing due to worn breaks. On the reverse, positiioned on the long axis is the stub of the single pierced lug and opposite, the remains of the catchplate. See: Mackreth, D.F, 2011, Vol. I, p. 160 - 161.
Created on: Monday 3rd December 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 4th December 2018
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Record ID: GLO-5525FC
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
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~~Copper alloy Headstud brooch that has tubular wings which hold the pin axes bar, there is a slot in the centre rear of the wings for the pin but this is now missing. A loop surmounts the top of the brooch with a large ring and dog stud below. The front of the bow is decorated with two lines of opposing triangular cells that hold red enamel. Dividing the triangular cells is a diamond shaped cell that forms a central row, these cells are filled with white enamel. The foot is truncated and the catch plate is missing from the reverse.
Created on: Monday 3rd December 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 5th December 2018
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