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Record ID: GLO-F5F260
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy Langton Down brooch, this has tubular wings that wrap around the spring encompassing it within a cylinder, the spring is now missing. The bow is a flat sub-rectangular cross-section bar that is truncated just below the head resulting in the loss of most of its length, the front of the brooch may have been decorated with a series of vertical lines but any detail has been removed by corrosion. Date AD 25-60.
Created on: Friday 6th July 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 11th July 2018
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Record ID: NLM-B950E7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy brooch. Cast Colchester brooch, c.f. Mackreth 2011, type C 3.3a. Lightly facetted, probably hexagonal section, narrow bow with a rounded front bearing a continuous zone of open saltires incised on its display face, A short pair of wings bear one or two vertically incised nicks at their ends. A five-coil spring is set behind them with a forward pointing hook retaining its chord. The spring continues as a tapered round section pin which appears to have been drawn to achieve its final form. A pierced catch plate with two rectangular and two fretted cut-out holes and with a …
Created on: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 4th July 2018
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Record ID: GLO-B88897
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: South Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy Colchester derivative, double pierced lug, Harlow type brooch. This has a double pieced lug on the rear of the head for the spring and external chord, the spring has ten curls and the pin is complete. The wings have a concave underside and an undecorated convex face. Expanded shoulders flank the head of the brooch which is also undecorated. The lower part of the bow is truncated resulting in the loss of the catchplate.
Created on: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 11th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Charfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-4DBABF
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy brooch fragment. Cast hinged Colchester Derivative brooch, possibly Mackreth type CD H 5.a. Plain tubular wings [one lost] presumably retained an axis bar for a hinged pin [lost]. They are met by a D-section bow with a triple longitudinal moulding at the top, comprising ridges flanking a narrow central billeted zone. The bow tapers towards a plain foot; a groove on the back marks the site of a separate catch plate [lost]. Black material, possibly paint or oil applied in antiquity, adheres to the head and wing. Suggested date: Early Roman, 50-150. Length: 51.1mm, Width (as…
Created on: Thursday 28th June 2018
Last updated: Friday 29th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Market Rasen', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NARC-4C45FC
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy Colchester derivative, double pierced lug, Harlow type brooch of Roman date (AD 43-100). The fragment consists of the head of the brooch, with partially retained wings, which are C shaped in cross section. The bow of the brooch curves downwards from the head of the brooch, it is T shaped in cross section with a slight central ridge on the head of the object. The head retains in this centre to hold the spring. There is a notch in the ridge before this. On the reverse the spring is held inside a ridge to the back of the object, with a circular perforation. And …
Created on: Thursday 28th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 28th June 2018
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Record ID: NLM-3A0C5E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy brooch. Cast hinged Colchester derivative brooch, Mackreth type CD H 4.k. Tubular wings with a single incised groove at either end clenched behind to retain an axis bar for a hinged pin of which the stub remains. The wings are clasped by a plain D section bow, which tapers towards a plain foot with the stub of an unpierced catch plate behind it. Now bent so as to exaggerate and contract the curve of the bow. This type was popular in the East Midlands. Suggested date: Early Roman, 75-200. Length: 27mm, Width: 20.8mm, Thickness (crest of bow): 5.4mm, Weight: 4.86gms
Created on: Wednesday 27th June 2018
Last updated: Friday 29th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-3964A4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy brooch. Cast hinged Colchester derivative brooch, Mackreth 2011, CD H 5. Plain tubular wings clenched behind retain an axis bar for a hinged pin [lost]. They are clasped by a humped bow of rounded section, which has possibly lost decoration down the middle to heavy wear and abrasion. The bow tapers towards a plain foot [lost]. Suggested date: Early Roman, 75-150. Length: 26.4mm, Width: 25mm, Thickness (crest of bow): 6.2mm, Weight: 6.09gms
Created on: Wednesday 27th June 2018
Last updated: Friday 29th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Claxby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-921D64
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Incomplete copper alloy Roman T-shaped brooch of Hull T104. Tubular wings hold the pin axis bar, there is a slot in the centre of the wings at the rear for the pin, the pin is missing. A double recessed line decorated the front tip of each wing. The head of the bow has a tapering triangular pannel with expanded shoulders. In the centre of the head are two raised lines that converge at the apex of the bow forming a V-shaped crest with a third raised line in the centre. The lower part of the bow is truncated resulting in the loss of the catchplate.
Created on: Tuesday 19th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 11th July 2018
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Record ID: HAMP-8E827E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete Roman (AD 43-70) tinned or silvered copper alloy Hod Hill brooch, without side lugs. It is missing its lower bow and catchplate. The wingspan is 13.8mm, the wings curling forward to hold the (copper alloy) axis bar. At the centre the elongated rectangular head of the pin rotates around the axis bar. This then extends into the shank which termiantes in a worn break, 0.8mm in diameter. The pin survives to a length of 28mm and is of a different copper alloy to the body of the brooch (having a light, bright green coloured patina). Beyond the wings the head is Y-shaped, narrow…
Created on: Tuesday 19th June 2018
Last updated: Monday 9th July 2018
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Record ID: NMS-8D000E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Incomplete Roman copper alloy Colchester-derivative Polden Hill brooch,spring with twelve loops, the pin and the foot are missing. The wings are plain apart from a vertical groove next to the flat, pierced ends. The tapering oval-sectioned bow is undecorated. Wingspan 31mm. Extant length 21mm. c.75 - c.175.
Created on: Tuesday 19th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 21st June 2018
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Record ID: NMS-7B4243
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Incomplete Roman copper alloy Colchester Derivative, Rear Hook brooch (Mackreth, 2011, type CD RH). C-sectioned wings, both with spool moulding flanked by knurled ribs, broken rear hook, D-sectioned bow with knurled median rib and flange on both sides. Spring, pin and catchplate missing. Wingspan 22.5mm. Extant length 37mm. AD 43 - 60.
Created on: Monday 18th June 2018
Last updated: Sunday 24th June 2018
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Record ID: NMS-2761FB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Incomplete Roman copper alloy Colchester derivative, rear hook brooch, Mackreth (2011) Type CD RH . Worn and corroded, broken rear-hook, vertical groove on both broken C-sectioned wings. The face of the rectangular-sectioned bow has traces of a knurled median rib at the upper end but much of surface corroded and missing, lower part and foot missing. Extant length 21mm. Extant wingspan 16mm. c.43 - c.65 AD. (Finder's number AD 504)
Created on: Thursday 14th June 2018
Last updated: Sunday 24th June 2018
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Record ID: NMS-24D070
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy Hod Hill brooch of Mackreth's 2011 HOD HILL Type 2.b dating to the period c. AD 43 - 75. The head exhibits cylindrical wings composed of sheet metal rolled back to form a tube with a central slot cut to allow the (now missing) pin to swivel. The head tapers into the bow, with the junction between the two marked by a projecting transverse collar. The bow exhibits a single central flute flanked on either side by a ridge. The bow terminates in a transverse break. The lower bow, foot and catchplate are missing. See: Mackreth, D.F, 2011, Vol. I, p. 136 & Vol. II, p…
Created on: Thursday 14th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 20th June 2018
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Record ID: KENT-1A19A5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Medway
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman Colchester-derivative brooch of double-pierced lug type, dating 43-100 AD. Description: The humped bow has a raised ridge running along its' centre and an undecorated flat underside. The brooch foot and catch plate is missing entirely, this part of the brooch having broken off in antiquity as the break is patinated and worn. The wings are shallow crescents in cross section and holds the intact spring for the now mostly missing pin which remains only as a stub. The axis bar remains in situ through the lug, although distorted and is still attached to the…
Created on: Thursday 14th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 20th June 2018
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Record ID: NMS-127571
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Incomplete Roman Colchester-derivative, double-pierced lug, Harlow type brooch with iron-stained chord axis bar and six-looped spring retained in the double-perforated lug, pin missing. Vertical groove at the end of both wings. Undecorated tapering D-sectioned bow, broken openwork catch-plate on the reverse. Wingspan 24.5mm. Length 63mm. 43-80 AD. (Finder's number AD 587)
Created on: Wednesday 13th June 2018
Last updated: Sunday 24th June 2018
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Record ID: NMS-12244E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Incomplete Roman copper alloy Colchester Derivative Rear Hook brooch (Mackreth, 2011, type CD RH). Damaged C-sectioned wings (one missing), both wings with vertical rib, rear hook, spring and pin missing. D-sectioned bow with prominant knurled median rib and flange on both sides. Lower part missing. Wingspan 22.5mm. Extant length 24.5mm. AD 43 - 60. (Finder's number AD 631)
Created on: Wednesday 13th June 2018
Last updated: Sunday 24th June 2018
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Record ID: GLO-E8C931
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy 'Alesia' style bow brooch corresponding to Edgar's type 21, dating to the Late Iron Age (c. 50-20 BC), La Tene phase D2. At the top of the brooch is a rolled tubular mount that would have held the pin support bar; there is a slot in the centre to accommodate the pin which is now missing. The head of the brooch is formed into a large inverted triangular plate that tapers to the narrow leg, behind which is a closed catchplate. The head is decorated with two bands formed from a double line that is that is infilled with closely packed short transverse stripes, these bands th…
Created on: Monday 11th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 11th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pitchcombe', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-A99267
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early Roman copper alloy hinged Colchester-deivative brooch. The wings are cylindrical in section and contain an axis bar for a hinged pin . The bow is comma shaped in profile and suboval in section, and has a raised central rib with lines either side. The curved catch plate is present at the foot. The brooch has a dark brown patina. Length 37mm, width of wings 23.5mm, Thickness 4mm Weight 8.3g
Created on: Friday 8th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 21st June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Osbournby area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-7BB86E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
~~Copper alloy Colchester derivative, rear hook brooch. This has a rearwards facing hook that would have held the spring (the spring and pin are now missing). The wings are decorated with a simple vertical groove at the tip while the rest of the bow is undecorated. The lower part of the bow and catchplate are truncated.
Created on: Wednesday 6th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 11th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pitchcombe', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-6A82E8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Incomplete Roman copper alloy sprung brooch of Colchester derivative, rear hook type. Rear hook, Spring and pin missing. Damaged and broken wings. Worn and corroded tapering D-sectioned bow, catchplate missing. Extant wingspan 15mm. Extant length 35.5mm. c.43 - c.65.
Created on: Tuesday 5th June 2018
Last updated: Sunday 24th June 2018
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