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    • Object type: BROOCH
    • Primary material: Copper

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Record ID: PUBLIC-D5BF8E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Lincolnshire
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A copper alloy brooch pin of unknown date. The pin is a very simple design with a small part bent over itself to form a loop. The loop has been filled in with dirt, which has solidified. The shape of the pin has been bent into a thin "S" shape with the terminal broken off.
Created on: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Last updated: Friday 28th September 2018
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Record ID: SOM-EE2BE3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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Head of a devolved T-shaped brooch of local type with a expanded fan shaped head plate. The head is a fan (D shaped) plate with a concave back and convex front with a slight carination running vertically down the centre. Along the straight lower edge is a cylinder with a central slot, this cylinder holds the bar (spindle) on which the pin hinged, pivoting in the slot, the head of the pin remains in place. There is damage to one end of the cylinder but it is otherwise complete; it appears to be filled with a white substance, probbly solder holding the spindle in place. Around the upper…
Created on: Monday 2nd May 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 28th June 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Henstridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-EE4922
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Head of a devolved T-shaped brooch of local type with a expanded fan shaped head plate. The head is a fan (D shaped) plate with a concave back and convex front with a slight carination running vertically down the centre. Along the straight lower edge is a cylinder with a central slot, this cylinder holds the bar (spindle) on which the pin hinged, pivoting in the slot, the head of the pin remains in place. The cylinder is complete and presumably still holds the spindle. Around the upper edge the plate is stepped in slightly on the front. This thinned border is chipped and broken away i…
Created on: Monday 2nd May 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 28th June 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Martock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-EE00E2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Head and bow of a devolved trumpet or T-shaped brooch of local type with a expanded fan shaped head plate. The head is a fan (D shaped) plate with a concave back and convex front. Along the straight lower edge is a cylinder with a central slot, this cylinder holds the bar on which the pin hinged, pivoting in the slot. There is damage to one end of the cylinder but it is otherwise complete and the bar is in place although the pin is missing. Around the upper edge the plate is stepped in slightly on the front. This thinned border is decorated with multiple incised diagonal lines and is …
Created on: Monday 2nd May 2011
Last updated: Friday 30th November 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chilmark', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-881946
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rutland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy sitting bird brooch. It of a heavily stylised duck like bird with a small head with circular recesses for eyes and a pointed beak. The body is triangular, with a semi-circular sectioned and tapering tail. The brooch is solid with a flat underside to which is attached a single loop, positioned under the birds forebody. Under the birds tail are the remains of two small loops, presumably to hold a spring bar with the loop acting as a catchplate? The bird is undecorated apart from traces of silvering all over its body. It is 30mm long, 24mm wide and 13mm deep. The obj…
Created on: Wednesday 13th June 2012
Last updated: Monday 17th September 2012
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Record ID: LANCUM-595855
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy 'Umbonate' type plate brooch dating to the Roman period, c. 100-250 AD. It is sub-circular in plan and plano-convex in section, with a domed central plate that demonstrates ornate decoration in the form of two concentric rings of 14 recessed inward-facing centripetal triangular cells (the inner of the two being slightly smaller with only 10 cells) the inner with now much degraded blue and the outer with red enamel inlays. Around the edge of this central plate was a border consisting of a deep groove and raised rim that in places has broken away from the…
Created on: Friday 30th September 2011
Last updated: Friday 2nd June 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Dalton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-D25C32
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman brooch; cast copper alloy T-shaped brooch dating from the latter 1st century AD (c. 55-100). Small brooch with long, narrow, cylindrical wings and tapering bow. The bow has a raised stud at the head which is now too worn to closely describe. The brooch is broken off partway down the bow. The wings still hold the axis bar for the hinged pin, although the pin itself is now missing, as is the lower bow and catchplate. Length 23.41mm, width 23.48mm, diameter (wing) 5.39mm, thickness (bow - max) 5.40mm, weight 5.16g
Created on: Friday 11th November 2011
Last updated: Monday 4th March 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hockerwood Field', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-B266C5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman cast copper alloy plate brooch. It is lozenge shaped with two opposite corners extended into rectangular terminals. One terminal has slightly irregular edges and an almost straight, broken end. The other is slightly narrower with a rounded end. The round ended terminal may have zoomorphic decoration with a long triangular nose defined by incised grooves flanked by annulet eyes; however it is very corroded and this cannot be identified for certain. At the centre of the central lozenge is a circular recessed area with a possible hole through the centre. One of the short corners of…
Created on: Monday 12th July 2010
Last updated: Monday 12th July 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Goring by Sea', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-707375
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Large cast copper alloy dolphin brooch dating to the Roman period. The object is a sprung example. The wings are tubular and each end terminates in a raised cap. The caps are decorated with vertical beading around the edge and each end is decorated with a transverse V-shaped groove. In the centre of the groove is the end of the access bar which forms part of the spring. The spring is secured by a triangular shaped rearward-facing hook and is largely complete. The head of the brooch rises up from the wings and tapers downwards forming the bow of the object. The bow is decorated with a …
Created on: Wednesday 21st July 2010
Last updated: Friday 6th August 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Whitchurch', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-86A8D0
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman cast copper alloy Hod Hill type brooch, incomplete, Hull T60, Bayley & Butcher type b, mid 1st century. The pin is missing. The head is broken - only one side survives. The bow appears to have gently curved near the head, although it is now bent more sharply. Narrow panel on the upper bow decorated with a ?beaded line. Central double transverse moulding - the upper moulding may be beaded. The lower bow is flat and triangular. No footknob. Triangular catchplate. Traces of tinning/silvering on the lower bow. Length 33.7mm, width across head (broken) 8.1mm, max width across bow 6.6…
Created on: Thursday 22nd July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 5th October 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Covington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-959A64
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman cast copper alloy developed T-shape brooch with hinge mechanism, incomplete; 1st-2nd century. The pin and lower bow are missing. The pin would have been held on a copper alloy(?) axis bar held within the cylindrical wings. Arched loop projecting from the top of the head. The wings are undecorated except for a transverse incised line at the far end of each. The bow is decorated with a wide (max width 3.3mm) raised longitudinal beaded ridge. The lower bow is broken off and there is no trace of the catchplate. Length 25.1mm, width across wings 21.6mm, width of head 6.0mm, max thick…
Created on: Friday 23rd July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 5th October 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Covington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-96F7C8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman cast copper alloy T-shape brooch with ?spring mechanism, incomplete, 1st-2nd century. The ?spring and pin are missing. There is a lug at the back of the head which presumably held the spring, but there is no upper hook or piercing to take the chord. The short, narrow wings (length c.6.5mm, width 3mm-4mm, thickness 2.3mm) are D-shepd in section (flat on the back) and decorated with numerous (7?) transverse narrow ridges. The top of the head is flat; there is no evidence of a loop. The curving bow is undecorated. Tapered foot. Complete trapezoidal catchplate. Length 36.9mm, width …
Created on: Friday 23rd July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 5th October 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Covington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-985D96
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman cast copper alloy bow brooch fragment, lower bow and foot/catchplate only; 1st-2nd century. The upper part of the lower bow is decorated with a fine knurled line (width 1.2mm). Collared footknob. Complete triangular catchplate. Light blue-green patina. Length 23.9mm, width across bow 3.6mm, length of catchplate 13.3mm, overall thickness 10.3mm, thickness of bow 2.7mm, weight 2.49g.
Created on: Friday 23rd July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 5th October 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Covington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-986B24
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman cast copper alloy bow brooch fragment, lower bow and foot/catchplate only; 1st-2nd century. The bow is decorated with a raised longitudinal ridge (width 2.5mm). Tapered foot. Complete triangular catchplate. Length 22.7mm, width 4.9mm, length of catchplate 17.6mm, overall thickness 8.9mm, thickness of bow 2.9mm, weight 2.03g.
Created on: Friday 23rd July 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 5th October 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Covington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-2D1870
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete copper alloy T-shaped brooch, length 27mm, width 27mm, thickness 9mm, weight 7.39g. Tubular wings which hold the pin axis bar, there is a slot in the centre rear of the wings for the pin, the top half of which remains. The sides of the head are expanded, that top of the head is decorated with three raised diamond shaped cells that contain traced of enamel. The bow is truncated just below the head resulting in the loss of the catchplate. Date 70-150
Created on: Friday 27th January 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 27th March 2013
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Record ID: LEIC-492B74
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy bow brooch, 45mm long, 16mm wide and 12mm thick. The brooch is in fair condition and weighs 11.74grams. The brooch has solid plain circular sectioned wings and a sub circular tapering bow which is also plain except for a linear recess running its length.
Created on: Thursday 31st March 2011
Last updated: Thursday 31st March 2011
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Record ID: GLO-CE3BB8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: South Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy trumpet brooch that has a sub-oval head plate that is surmounted by a truncated loop. On the reverse are two rearward facing perforated lug that would have held the spring support bar. The bow emanates from the front of the head plate and is undecorated, there would have been a moulded knee but the bow is truncated just before this resulting in the loss of the rest of the bow. Date 75-175AD
Created on: Tuesday 10th October 2017
Last updated: Monday 22nd January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'South Gloucestershire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-CE6BA8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: South Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Very poorly cast and copper alloy sprung dolphin brooch that has the remains of a rearwards facing hook at the top of the head that would have held the spring. The front of the brooch has a number of angled ridges on each side but the poor quality of the casting has resulted in the loss of the examples from the right side and giving the brooch an asymmetrical form. The lower part of the bow is truncated resulting in the loss of the catch plate. Date 43-65AD
Created on: Tuesday 10th October 2017
Last updated: Friday 19th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'South Gloucestershire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-7FD7F2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy brooch of developed T-shaped; Colchester derivative hinged (Mackreth 2011, Group 2a, pl. 68 that has a loop at the top and tubular wings which hold the pin axes bar, there is a slot in the centre rear of the wings for the pin, the pin is missing. The top half of the bow is decorated with two long rectangular cells that each contain a stamped chevron pattern, the lower half of the bow is undecorated. The catch plate on the reverse is closed. Date 70-150 The bow is broken in two, this is a clean breaking suggesting it was cut rather than snapped in half.
Created on: Wednesday 7th December 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd May 2017
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Record ID: GLO-D173AD
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
~~Undecorated copper alloy sprung dolphin brooch that has the remains of a rearwards facing hook at the top of the head that would have held the spring. The lower part of the bow is truncated resulting in the loss of the catch plate. Date 43-65AD
Created on: Thursday 31st March 2016
Last updated: Thursday 31st March 2016
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