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    • Object type: BROOCH
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Record ID: NMS-1795A5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete oval open loop, oval-sectioned, tapering towards both missing terminals, 36 x 26mm.
Created on: Thursday 16th December 2004
Last updated: Monday 22nd February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Colkirk', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-06B217
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete and abraded Roman copper alloy sprung Dolphin (Colcheter derivative rear hook) brooch, spring, pin, rear hook, outer end of one wing and part of the catchplate missing. The outer ends of the wings are decorated with a flute and there are three closely spaced fine grooves on either side of the bow. Four longitudinal grooves are visible at the top of the D-sectioned bow but have been removed by abrasion further down. Estimated wingspan 23mm. Length 52.5mm. c.43 - c.65.
Created on: Wednesday 11th September 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 11th September 2013
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Record ID: NMS-F17A11
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Roman Colchester two-piece type brooch. Undecorated C-sectioned wings, double pierced lug retaining axial bar and spring with eight coils, pin missing. Bow with prominant median longitudinal rib with wide flange to either side tapering only slightly to blunt-ended foot with complete triangular catch-plate on reverse.1st century AD. Width 18mm. Length 35mm.
Created on: Wednesday 5th December 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 5th December 2012
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Record ID: NMS-F1BCD7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Roman Langton Down brooch. Broken cylindrical spring cover completely filled with corroded iron, incomplete trinagular-sectioned bow with median longitudinal rib, foot, catch-plate and spring missing. Surviving width 25mm. Length 29mm. 1st century AD.
Created on: Wednesday 5th December 2012
Last updated: Thursday 21st February 2013
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Record ID: NMS140
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Dolphin brooch, wings with oblique line either side of bow and twin transverse line at terminals. Backwards facing hook for spring. Bow with central groove, small triangular catch-plate on reverse. Spring and pin missing. 20 x 27mm.
Created on: Wednesday 28th February 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORFOLK OXBOROUGH', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS141
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
T-shaped brooch, wide rolled over wings (one missing) with oblique line either side of bow and twin transverse lines at terminals. Bow with large central rib. Foot, catch-plate, spring and pin missing.
Created on: Wednesday 28th February 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORFOLK OXBOROUGH', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS143
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Dolphin brooch, wings with transverse mouldings, fully enclosed, fragment of iron axis-bar within. Circular-sectioned bow has three engraved transverse lines. Foot, pin and catch-plate missing. 21 x (at least) 22mm.
Created on: Wednesday 28th February 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORFOLK OXBOROUGH', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS148
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Brooch, unusual Hod Hill derivative, bow with central rib, curled-over type hinge slightly wider than the top of the (flattened) bow, as is the foot which is a pointed leaf-shape. Pin missing. 9 x 38mm. The closest parallel (although not identical) is Hattatt (1987, no.861) which is itself described as unparalleled. TF 69** 07**.
Created on: Wednesday 28th February 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORFOLK SHOULDHAM', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS15
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Rather fine Aesica brooch of ‘closed’ form. The wings are semi-cylindrical, open at the back for the (missing) spring, and with a rear-facing hook in the centre. There are traces of ?solder at either end of the spring channel. The front of each wing is decorated with a broad oblique groove with a narrow parallel groove just within it. There are traces of a second narrow groove at the end of the wing. The bow has similar decoration, of two broad vertical grooves each flanked by a pair of narrow grooves. The bow flares to the highest point of the curve and then tapers again sha…
Created on: Thursday 26th October 2000
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORFOLK BEACHAMWELL', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS155
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
AE fan-headed or ‘radiate’-headed trumpet brooch, broken flat semi-circular fan-shaped plate with four tiny lobes (remains of chain loop). Part of bow broken immediately below acanthus button. Plate hollowed out into bow, the hollow is flanked by twin pierced lugs for pin and spring. Similar to (with the exception of the arrangement for pin and spring) an example in Hattatt (1987 fig.45, no.968), which was found in East Anglia. The mixture of flat plate and acanthus button is described as being strange and un-paralleled. 2nd century.
Created on: Thursday 1st March 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORFOLK SNETTISHAM', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS161
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
AE Colchester brooch, bent and broken, fragmentary remains of wings and forward facing hook for spring, broken catch-plate on reverse. 13 x 53mm. TF 72** 12** (Finder’s no.P156)
Created on: Thursday 1st March 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORFOLK PENTNEY', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS178
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
RB silver crossbow brooch. The fibula is incomplete, consisting only of the bow and catchplate. The bow is slender and has a round octagonal section. There appears to be no decoration on it. The foot is bevelled, with paired lugs, and the closed catchplate still contains the remnants of the pin. 4th century. 79% silver
Created on: Tuesday 13th March 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORFOLK EAST RUDHAM', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS19
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Dolphin brooch with rear hook, outer parts of wings, spring, pin and part of catchplate are missing. Grooves on wings, round section bow; some tinning/ silvering survives. 1st century.
Created on: Thursday 26th October 2000
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORFOLK LYNG', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS20
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Headstud brooch, diagonal grooves on front of tubular bows which contain axis bar. Headstud and median rows of 5 lozenges on bow contain enamel which is now green. Flanking six triangles and boss at base of bow contain (now) red enamel. Stub of chain loop survives. Hinged pin and part of catchplate missing. 2nd century.
Created on: Thursday 26th October 2000
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORFOLK LYNG', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS205
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
AE bow-and-fantail brooch, semi-cylindrical wings and backward hook, bent fan-shaped bow (one corner missing) continuing as longitudinal ridge to angled lower edge. Broken catch-plate on reverse. 24 x 32mm
Created on: Wednesday 21st March 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORFOLK TACOLNESTON', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS206
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
AE wing-and-fantail brooch, semi-cylindrical wings and backward hook, fan-shaped bow (one corner missing) with transverse ridge at top and incised line around border. Catch-plate on reverse. 17 x 34mm
Created on: Wednesday 21st March 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORFOLK TACOLNESTON', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS22
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Disc brooch, flat and plain edged originally but now bent and missing most of its edges. Originally it was c. 33-35 mm in diameter, and decorated with a raised border and 2 inner rings, the innermost of which is distinctly wider. In the centre and between the rings there would have been enamel; there are traces of red enamel in the inner ring but no trace of enamel in the central dot or outer ring. On the reverse is a double pin bar lug with the spring surviving on the ?iron bar, and the remains of a catchplate. Cf. Hattatt no. 1027, 1028. 2nd century AD.
Created on: Thursday 26th October 2000
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORFOLK TACOLNESTON', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS230
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
AE dolphin brooch, vertical line of tiny oblique stamps on bow framed on each outer edge, semi-tubular wings with twin transverse lines engraved at end of each wing, backward-hook, triangular catch-plate with fragment of corroded iron pin.
Created on: Wednesday 23rd May 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORFOLK EAST WINCH', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS164
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Almost complete Dolphin brooch, hinged with slotted enamel on upper bow; three rectangular slots or settings, the lower two now empty, the upper filled with green enamel. The tubular wings are plain apart from a groove at each end. A groove extends down each side of the pointed ovoid section bow. A median rib begins below the slots & widens slightly towards the foot where it takes up the full width. It is crossed by five transverse grooves before terminating in a small kicked-forward knob which is decorated with transverse mouldings. Close to Hattatt nos. 367-70. The metal is patinated…
Created on: Thursday 1st March 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORFOLK BEESTON WITH BITTERING', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS38
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Trumpet brooch, complete except for spring, pin and chain loop, but very corroded. The head has curvilinear decoration with traces of enamel, now red but originally perhaps another colour; on the reverse is a large perforated lug. The bow has two or three transverse mouldings above an acanthus, then a button, then another acanthus and three mouldings; all the decoration is on the front only, with the back flat. The leg is triangular in section, with a row of tiny cells for enamel on each facet; the corrosion bubbles have obscured almost all of them. The foot is a grooved button. C…
Created on: Wednesday 1st November 2000
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORFOLK CONGHAM', grid reference and parish protected.


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