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    • Secondary identifier (obfuscated for security): 0013EA168E00198C
    • Institution: LVPL
    • County: Cheshire West and Chester

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Record ID: LVPL-C8B1A3
Object type: PLUMB BOB
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete lead alloy plumbob dating to the Medieval period. The weight is oval in plan and cross-section with a central decorated panel on each face. The decorated panel on each face sits within an oval depression with the decoration on one face consisting of a zig-zag ridge running the length of the panel with three pellets between each turn of the ridge. The opposite face of the object is decorated with an scroll pattern. The top of the object is incomplete and is dished with a projection at each edge. These projections would have expanded to form an attachment loop when comp…
Created on: Thursday 9th February 2017
Last updated: Friday 12th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Guilden Sutton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-D1295B
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Late Saxon tongue-shaped copper alloy strap-end of Thomas' (2004) Class E. The attachment end is incomplete. Just below the attachment the object is decorated with a double horizontal ridge separated with a groove. The top ridge is decorated with punched dot decoration. The object is decorated in relief and with openwork. The strap end has a central square with four punched dots. Four separate raised sub-ovals sit at each side of the central square. Projecting from each corner of the square is a narrow arm, each decorated with three punched dots and …
Created on: Wednesday 9th July 2014
Last updated: Monday 13th April 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huxley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-BFBC1E
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A cast copper alloy Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) copper alloy buckle frame, probably dating from the 6th century. The frame is rectangular, with a single loop, thick edges and a recessed narrowed bar. The pin is missing. The underside of the buckle is flat and plain but the upper face is decorated with a curved recess either side of the notch for the pin. The recess contains seven raised triangles on each side. The recess would probably have been inlaid with decoration, perhaps in a zig-zag around the raised triangles. Damage at one side of the frame suggests that the inlay may have b…
Created on: Tuesday 8th July 2014
Last updated: Monday 13th April 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huxley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-86A992
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy possible strap fitting dating to the Early Medieval period. The body of the object is sub-triangular in shape and hollow. Each face is decorated with a long triangular perforation measuring 14mm in length and 7mm in width at the base. On the front and rear faces of the object are three more perforations. Either side of the top of the large triangle is a small lentoid perforation while above the top point of the triangular perforation is a small inverted triangular perforation measuring 6mm in length. The base of the object is rectangular in plan with a central circ…
Created on: Wednesday 11th June 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 11th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kelsall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-80B024
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A single looped cast copper alloy buckle, dating from the late early-medieval to medieval period (10th to 12th century). The strap bar is very narrow, whilst the D-shaped frame is wide with a circular section. There is a notch for the pin, but the pin is missing. The frame is very thick, 8.85mm. An integral moulded decoration projects from either side of the buckle frame. The detail is unclear however it is possibly stylised representation of an animal head. Below the buckle bar there are two more projections which are tail-end Urnes style. It has a dark green patina and is in good con…
Created on: Monday 9th November 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Vale Royal', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-C950D0
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast bronze strap-distributor dating to the Early-Medieval period. It consists of a ring 25.03mm in diameter, with a three-spoked construction and a central circular setting containing a domed green glass setting 6.48mm in diameter. Each of the spokes terminates in a moulded animal head with pronounced hollowed-out ears and a moulded snout. Attached to the ring are two zoomorphic clasps. Each clasp consists of a bar of metal bent in two around the ring, the lower half of which is flat while the upper half is moulded in the form of an animal head. The clasps have an oval mo…
Created on: Monday 19th October 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kingsley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-1D3EA7
Object type: SOCKETED AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment from a cast copper alloy undecorated socketed axehead of Late Bronze Age date. The piece represents the lower part of the axehead. It is rectangular in section with a hollow rectangular socket. Viewed in plan, the sides flare outwards slightly to the cutting edge which is modestly curved. The axe terminates in old breaks mid-way above the blade end. The cutting edge is 2.92mm thick and is quite damaged. It is 57.24mm in length, 35.78mm wide and weighs 57.8g. At the socketed end the axe is 4.71mm thick. It has a dark grey/black patina.
Created on: Monday 6th July 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Beeston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-01B0D2
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Early Medieval harness fitting. It is in three pieces but when complete is a cross-shape. Two of the arms have broken off, the ends remain but some of the middle section is missing. The estimated measurement when complete is 42mm. The main piece measures 29.29mm by 29.03mm in its present state. In the centre of the cross is a raised hollow dome which is 5.99mm high. Each arm ends in a trilobe shape, the central lobe having a rivet in the middle.
Created on: Sunday 17th May 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Aston Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL2260
Object type: PIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Early Medieval pin, balloon-shaped head separated from the shank by a small, circumfercial moulding. Complete but shank is bent.
Created on: Wednesday 25th September 2002
Last updated: Friday 27th March 2015
Spatial data recorded.


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