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    • Object type: BROOCH
    • Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL

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Record ID: NMS-5D5F34
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Middle Saxon to Late Saxon copper alloy curved-arm or floral cross-shaped brooch of Weetch 2014 Type 28.A, with a small part of the end of one arm missing (recent break). A small hole at the end of another arm is probably secondary, cf. an example from Suffolk (SF-BABE11). On the reverse two minute stumps represent a pin lug lying parallel with the edge, an Anglo-Saxon arrangement, while the catchplate is of Scandinavian type (Kershaw 2013, 39, fig. 2.14). A small concavity lies beneath the lozengiform boss at the centre of the cross. Some rust may be from the missing iron pin. Weight …
Created on: Tuesday 16th April 2019
Last updated: Thursday 18th April 2019
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Record ID: NMS-5A216E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete Roman copper-alloy plate brooch, part of outside edge broken. The disc has a central dot with radiating bars dividing the face into six triangular cells each with a reserved dot on a field of red enamel, fragments of which remain. Double lug with copper alloy spindle and pin and catch-plate on reverse. Diameter 21mm. 2nd century.
Created on: Tuesday 16th April 2019
Last updated: Thursday 18th April 2019
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Record ID: IOW-F4EEFA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) copper-alloy equal-arm brooch (c. 450-c. 550). The pin and the end of one arm is missing. The flat arms are sub-triangular in plan and the sides are slightly concave. Both arms have two parallel grooves which follow the outline of the border. There are also similar grooves along the median centre-line on the arm with the catch-plate. These centre-line grooves are not visible on the other arm. The strongly arched bow has a length of 14.2mm and a thickness of 3.7mm. It is carinated at the front and flat at the rear. The 'D'-shaped pin-lug is l…
Created on: Thursday 11th April 2019
Last updated: Sunday 14th April 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-73ED5A
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy probable cruciform brooch dating to the Early Medieval period (c. AD 450-475). The top-knob is spherical with a rounded waist. The detachable side-knobs are missing, as is the headplate. The slightly concave bow is arched, with a wide mid-rib decorated with a series of incised horizontal lines. The mid-rib follows the bow down to the worn break at the terminus. There are no traces of the spring, pin, foot or catchplate. The object has a greenish-brown patina. Similar examples recorded on the PAS database include: LIN-A9E82D and NMS-F01A8C. The overall dimen…
Created on: Friday 5th April 2019
Last updated: Friday 5th April 2019
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Record ID: NARC-5ED96D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two fragments of a copper alloy Brooch of Early Medieval date (AD 530-570). Hines group XV. The object is the lower portion of a Great Square Headed brooch of a type found within an eastern distribution. The fragment is composed of the fragmented convex rectangular bow, foot plate with flat panel, partial lappets and partial terminal. The bow has a carved square panel with an illegible carved design within. Below the bow the flat plate at the centre of the foot plate has a double square border within which is a zoomorphic/ stylised curvilinear swastika design. Flanking the plate are a …
Created on: Thursday 4th April 2019
Last updated: Friday 5th April 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-362A76
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Medieval copper alloy cruciform brooch headplate, 31mm in length, 22mm wide and 7mm thick with a weight of 4.87grams. The object is well worn and is rectangular in form and cross section. It consists of a plain rectangular head plate which has three integral semi-circular knops, one at each edge. The fourth edge houses a raised portion of rectangular shaped and cross sectioned bow. The knops have a semi-circular raised collar where they join the plate, then a concave depression before terminating in a semi-sphere. The reverse of the brooch has a centrally placed semi-circular …
Created on: Tuesday 2nd April 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 16th April 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-33DBDC
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Medieval (Scandinavian/Viking) copper alloy trefoil brooch, 46mm in length, 27mm wide and 3mm thick with a weight of 11.189grams. The brooch is incomplete, missing most of one arm. The surviving arms are sub rectangular in form, with a rounded tip. The front is slightly convex and the reverse is flat and undecorated. The front has been decorated with a plain raised outer border, then a double strand interlace design running around the edge of the brooch and underneath three sub triangular motifs, each one sitting in the curve formed where the arms join and running to the objects…
Created on: Tuesday 2nd April 2019
Last updated: Monday 8th April 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Thorney', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-201BE0
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of an Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) copper-alloy small square-headed brooch (c. 450-c. 600). This fragment is the head-plate and a piece of the upper bow. The head-plate is rectangular in plan and moulded at the front. A raised border contains an inner rectangular beaded border which contains an elongated 'billet'. The outer edge of the head-plate is flat and has been stamped with evenly spaced annulets. The bow is sub-triangular in cross-section and moulded at the front. It has a central vertical rib, flanked on either side by two narrower ribs. Both of the inner ribs are …
Created on: Monday 1st April 2019
Last updated: Monday 1st April 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-CB0C0B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy brooch fragment. A part of the flat head of a little small long brooch, possibly of cross potent form. The display face is now plain; behind it a lug may retain rusted traces of an iron pin [otherwise lost]. Abraded. The find-spot is not far from that of another Early Anglo-Saxon object. Suggested date: Early Medieval, 500-600 Length: 17.9mm, Width: 18.6mm, Thickness (clear of lug): 1.9mm, Weight: 3.25gms
Created on: Thursday 28th March 2019
Last updated: Thursday 28th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Dunham on Trent', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-374551
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead brooch fragment. About one quarter of a circular brooch with a moulded design of closely-spaced radial lines originating from a central boss. One or more circumferential ribs intersecting the radial lines give an effect reminiscent of a spider's web. Paired lugs with iron staining on the back mark the position of a pin seat. Patinated and lightly crumpled. Suggested date: Early Medieval, 1000-1100. Diameter (inferred): 46mm, Thickness (clear of lugs and boss): 1.4mm, Weight: 8.18gms
Created on: Thursday 21st March 2019
Last updated: Thursday 21st March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Muckton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-372B34
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Early Medieval (AD 450-550) cast copper alloy small long brooch. Description: The head-plate has a basic rectangular out-line, the upper edge is convex with a small triangular knop which protrudes from the centre. Below, the side edges each have a large semi-circular cut-out creating small equidistant arms. At the middle of the outer edge there is a roughly triangular indentation. The head-plate is decorated with three large double-ring-and-dot motifs, transversely across the arms. Above the central ring there is another large double-ring-and-dot motif. Below the head-…
Created on: Thursday 21st March 2019
Last updated: Thursday 28th March 2019
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Record ID: YORYM-263707
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cooper-alloy brooch from a probable small-long brooch of Early-Medieval date, c.AD 450 - 550. Only the foot and catchplate survive. The foot is rectangular in plan and section, widening to a spatulate panel with worn and broken edges. The opposite end of the foot is also broken and worn. The front of the panel has transverse moulded decoration resulting in a series of raised ridges and corresponding grooves. Short, broken and worn lappets extend to either side of the panel, close to the upper break. The worn remains of a catchplate project from the reverse of the foot. T…
Created on: Wednesday 20th March 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 20th March 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-FB77AC
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper-alloy and gilt foot fragment from an early medieval small square-headed brooch, dating to c. AD 500 - 570. The fragment is broadly rectangular with the suggestion of three protruding arms, the bottommost of which has broken off, leaving a diagonal, abraded broken edge. The bottom of a curved bow is visible at the top of the fragment. The front face is decorated in a chip-carved zoomorphic and geometric design: a central circle is framed by two lozenges; the two side arms of the outer lozenge widen to the outer edge. While the lower edges of the fragment curve in line with the lo…
Created on: Monday 18th March 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 26th March 2019
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Record ID: LIN-FAE90C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of an Anglo-Saxon copper alloy small long brooch. Only the lower half survives. The bow is arched, faceted, and has an incised collar above and below. The foot is rectangular and slightly flared. The foot is decorated with transversly moulded collars and incised lines. A catchplate survives on the reverse. Circa AD450-550.
Created on: Monday 18th March 2019
Last updated: Monday 18th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Coleby area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-EB37D9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An early Anglo-Saxon copper-alloy narrow cruciform brooch in good condition, but recovered in two adjacent parts due to a recent break between the head and bow. It has an integrally cast facetted half round top knob above a rectangular head-plate, but the two side knobs are missing. The head plate is decorated with punched circles all around the perimeter. Nothing remains of the pin bar lug on the reverse of the headplate, though a rough area may suggest soldering where it was attached. The bow is D-sectioned with a smooth domed upper face and, at top and base, a rectangular panel f…
Created on: Sunday 17th March 2019
Last updated: Sunday 17th March 2019
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Record ID: IOW-BC5CA9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of an Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) small-long brooch (c. 450-c. 600). This flat fragment is the lower part of the foot. The sides flare outwards and downwards towards the bottom. The front face has two ring-and-dot motifs, one above the other. The upper motif has been truncated by a transverse break. There is also a truncated ring-and-dot motif at the left lower corner. The rear face is plain. The brooch has a dull green patina with traces of a white metal coating/wash at the front. The break at the top is old and the edges are abraded. Length: 12.7mm; width: 14.6mm; thic…
Created on: Friday 15th March 2019
Last updated: Friday 15th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LIN-7A5C6C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of an early Anglo-Saxon copper alloy cruciform brooch. Only the bow survives. The bow is arched, faceted at top and bottom, and convex in section. The bow has a reddish-brown patina with patches of bright green corrosion. Circa AD475-550.
Created on: Tuesday 12th March 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 12th March 2019
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Record ID: IOW-655D49
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) copper-alloy and gilded button brooch (c. 450 - c. 550). The pin, spring and catch-plate are missing. This brooch is circular in plan and has an up upturned rim forming vertical sides. At the front, within the rim, a flat border is decorated with evenly spaced annulets. The upper surface of the brooch is decorated with a central stylised ?helmeted human bust right. It has a rounded helmet, round eye, curving eye-ring and a rounded cheek. The helmet has evenly spaced annulets and the raised elements of the face have punched 'dots'. The rear…
Created on: Monday 11th March 2019
Last updated: Sunday 14th April 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LIN-640C24
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A late Anglo-Saxon lead disc brooch of Weetch type 4C, dating circa 950-1000. The disc brooch is of the 'Curved Arm' type (Weetch 2014, p.76, fig. 3.11). The brooch is circular, flat, and largely in good condition apart from damage to the perimeter. The brooch is decorated with a lozenge with a perimeter formed of a pair of beaded lines. This lozenge encloses five moulded pellets. Each of the arms of the lozenge terminate with a transverse collar formed of two beaded lines. Beyond each collar each arm appears to flow into an interlace design which spills into the voids in each angle. F…
Created on: Monday 11th March 2019
Last updated: Monday 11th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Horncastle area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-52A9AA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) copper-alloy radiate-headed brooch (c. 450-c. 550). This brooch comprises the head-plate, bow and foot-plate. The pin and catch-plate are missing. The head-plate is 14.9mm high; 19.0mm wide and has a thickness of 2.0mm. The head-plate is flat and triangular in plan, pointed at the top. It has a knop at the apex and one at each corner with a ring-and-dot motif on each knop. Close to the right and left bevelled edge a groove follows the outline edge. At the centre, within the grooves, there are three ring-and-dot motifs with three other smalle…
Created on: Sunday 10th March 2019
Last updated: Monday 11th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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